WATERTOWN, MA, MAY 31, 2018 – Dr. John Ware, the developer of QDIS®, recently demonstrated and explained its alternate forms now in use. A 3-minute slideshow summary with Dr. Ware’s narrative is now available for viewing here.
All QDIS® forms broaden the content of disease-specific health-related quality of life (QOL) impact measures and use standardize scoring based on norms for the chronically ill US population. Now available are static and computerized adaptive test (CAT) forms that automatically adapt to the presence of multiple comorbid conditions (MCC) and the impact of each condition. Output scores include QOL impact for each condition, the first disease-specific QOL impact profile standardized across diseases and the first individualized, aggregate MCC total QOL impact score.