http://www.nccrcg.org/. Improving Newborn Screening Processes: How to Get it Done in Practice. Overview. Newborn Screening Clinical Decision Support Tools & Resources. Preliminary Conclusions. A group of 15 diverse practices were able to utilize quality improvement science to:
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Newborn Screening Clinical Decision Support Tools & Resources
Nearly all infants born in the United States receive newborn bloodspot and hearing screening tests. This project aimed to help primary care providers improve practices related to the short-term management processes for newborn screening (NBS).
To assess the effectiveness of systems of care, including use of decision support tools including the ACT sheets, in assisting the pediatrician to provide appropriate responses in the short-term management of infants
The AAP QuIIN, established in 2005, is a network of nearly 300 practicing pediatricians and their staff teams with the mission of improving care and outcomes for children and families. QuIIN serves as a practical working lab for pediatricians to test how improvements can be implemented in practice. Additional information about QuIIN can be found at http://quiin.aap.org.
Participating QuIIN Practices
Regional Genetic & Newborn Screening Services Collaboratives
Support for this project was provided through a public/private agreement between the Maternal & Child Health Bureau, the American College of Medical Genetics, and the American Academy of Pediatrics
Newborn Screen Positive Infant ACTion Project Expert Group
Cosgrove L, Geleske T, Gubernick R, Hinton C, Kaye C, Kairys S, Kemper A, Saul R, Thompson B