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Improvement Strategies


Confirm diagnostic audiology appointment at the first visit

Complete Parent Roadmap with families who have a child identified with a hearing loss

Complete the AZ EHDI Patient Checklist (English) or AZ EHDI Patient Checklist (Spanish)  with families who need further screening for hearing loss

Streamline authorization to eliminate delay of connection to specialty providers such as ORL, ENT and genetics

Offer a referral to Guide by your side  or Arizona Hands and Voices

Respond promptly to the Arizona Department of Health Services for follow-up information and plans

Resources: Best Practices Guidelines

Specialty Care Best Practices

"Identification of associated features in hearing loss syndromes may have health-saving or life saving implications."