roadmap to success
wisconsinfind Wisconsin providers
familiesresources for families
need caption

Improvement Strategies


Legislate mandated hearing screening and follow-up

Educate providers about latest clinical recommendations

Identify criteria for personnel who can conduct hearing screenings

Establish State protocols on babies who do not pass UNHS

Develop and maintain a list of providers with knowledge and expertise on EHDI

Improve access to hearing aids, cochlear implants, and FM systems (WISHES)

Assess and monitor State's Part C program in current service delivery and effectiveness related to children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Encourage Parent to Parent Support

Provide formal feedback to birthing facilities regarding EHDI statistics

Create a formal annual needs assessment for families

Collect and disseminate data gathered by the EHDI Program



Resources: Tools for Improvement

EHDI Continuous Quality Improvement

EHDI Improvement Charter

EHDI Quality Improvement: Lessons from the Trenches

EHDI Goal Bank

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings Team

Assure Change is an Improvement

    Learning Collaborative Exit Survey

    Wisconsin Sound Beginnings LTFU Prevention Process

    Out-of-Hospital Births Plan-Do-Study-Act

Engage Families as Partners

    Family Satisfaction of Care Survey

National Quality Improvement Resources

                      National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality

Image title

Training Opportunities

18th Annual EHDI Conference

March 3-6, 2019
Chicago, IL

Conference information coming in December!