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Need caption for photo of sleeping newborn baby Outpatient Screening: Before 1 Month

Improvement Strategies

NCIH

Standardize communications (written and verbal) with parents about hearing screening results

Provide clear communication about next steps using the EHDI Care Map

Identify two points of contact for families of infants who did not pass such as a relative or friend

Schedule the follow-up appointment during the visit

Record the results accurately in the state EHDI system

Outpatient Screening: Introduction

Best Practice Guidelines

JCIH

Review sample policies, procedures and competency guidelines that align with JCIH Guidelines.

Tools for Improvement

WE-TRAC

Assure follow-up with a few key data-collection and communication tools.

Improvement in Action

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See how the collaboratives used improvement tools to test steps of change within their organizations.

Closing the Follow-up Gap: Outpatient Screening

The Visit to the Outpatient Clinic

Discussion Points