Qualind: A method for assessing the accuracy of automated tests.

  title={Qualind: A method for assessing the accuracy of automated tests.},
  author={Robert H. Margolis and George L Saly and Chap Le and Jessica A. Laurence},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={18 1},
As audiology strives for cost containment, standardization, accuracy of tests, and accountability, greater use of automated tests is likely. Highly skilled audiologists employ quality control factors that contribute to test accuracy, but they are not formally included in test protocols, resulting in a wide range of accuracy, owing to the various skill and experience levels of clinicians. A method that incorporates validated quality indicators may increase accuracy and enhance access to accurate… CONTINUE READING