Educate the PCP/Medical Home staff about the medical work up for infants with hearing loss
Streamline authorizations for referral to eliminate delays
Note recommended return visits, if appropriate, on the EHDI Care Map for the family
Standardize message to assure the unbiased presentation of information
Communicate results to the medical home in time for next well baby visit
Determine etiology as a team- Unspecified is not an option
Manage congenital fluid aggressively if preventing the determination of etiology
Offer a referral to Guide By Your Side or other parent support groups
Specialty Care: Introduction
Review sample policies, procedures and competency guidelines that align with JCIH Guidelines.
Assure follow-up with a few key data-collection and communication tools.
Improvement in Action
See how the collaboratives used improvement tools to test steps of change within their organizations.
Closing the Follow-up Gap: Specialty Care
How do you find resources appropriate to this family's needs?
What could your practice do to increase access to your services?