Improved Hearing Screening and Intervention Services (IHSIS)
WHAT: A series of collaborative improvement projects to increase the rate of documented follow-up and intervention services for infants with hearing loss.
WHO: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) offices representing 28 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, in collaboration with parent partners, audiologists and other healthcare professionals and advocates.
WHEN: The multiple collaborative projects ran from 2010 to 2013.
FUNDER: This project was funded by the Health Resources and Service Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
NICHQ'S ROLE: Facilitated Breakthrough Series learning collaboratives to apply quality improvement methodology to improve the systems of care for children with hearing loss.