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Need caption for photo of sleeping newborn baby Pediatric Audiology: Before 3 Months

Improvement Strategies

NCIH

Prioritize newborn diagnostic exams; create expedited slots and schedule two appointments at a time

Remind families of appointments one day in advance

Provide families with instructions for a successful evaluation

Verify the PCP/Medical Home

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

Provide clear communication about next steps using the EHDI Care Map

Offer a referral to Guide By Your Side

Refer to early intervention (Birth to 3) within 48 hours of diagnosis

Pediatric Audiology: Improvement in Action

Increasing Early Identification: The benefit of scheduling two appointments (01:17)

 An interview with Cindy Grant-See (text version).