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Improvement Strategies

NCIH

Confirm diagnostic audiology appointment at the first visit

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

Complete the Patient Checklist for Primary Care Providers with families who need further screening for hearing loss

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

Offer and provide referral to Minnesota Hands & Voices

Refer to Help Me Grow / Early Intervention

Obtain a consent for release of information at first contact

Respond promptly to the Minnesota Department of Health requests for follow-up information and plans

Resources: Best Practices Guidelines