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

Improvement Strategies


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

Identify every failed appointment as an opportunity to act and learn

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).