Goals and Objectives
The goal of the Medical Outcomes Trust is to achieve the universal adoption of health outcomes assessment in health care to improve the value of health care services.  The organization has five objectives:
    Assure the development of high-quality instruments to measure health outcomes.
    Assure the widespread availability of a comprehensive library of instruments to measure health outcomes.
    Achieve standardization of health outcomes measuring instruments.
    Advance applications technology for ease of use and interpretation, and for greater practical value in everyday medical practice.
     Integrate outcomes measurement with appropriateness, practical guidelines, and utility information (patient preferences) in systems of quality improvement.

©January 2006 Medical Outcomes Trust