Improved Follow Up to Newborn Hearing Screening by Working Through the Medical Home
WHAT: A project to improve long-term outcomes for children with hearing loss by strengthening several components of follow-up to newborn hearing screenings, including definitive diagnosis, entry into appropriate care and services, and connection to a medical home.
WHO: The project engaged eight state teams in Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
WHEN: The project took place from 2006 to 2010.
FUNDER: The project was funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration.
OUR ROLE: Facilitated a Breakthrough Series learning collaborative to apply quality improvement methodology to improve the systems of care for children with hearing loss.