Early Hearing Detection and Intervention A roadmap to success

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Closing the follow-up gap

Additional data coming soon! MDH hearing screening and follow-up data

Highlight's from this year's annual report include quality improvement initiatives such as:

  • Improved reporting of screening results with hospitals (pg. 5)
  • Collaboration with audiology to achieve EHDI goals (pg. 9)
  • An initiative with Ear, Nose, and Throat physicians to improve knowledge of 1-3-6 guidelines (pg. 10)
  • Identifying the mentoring needs of families with children who are D/HH (pg.15)

Roadmap for success

Create and maintain a care map outlining expected care through the first year of life.

Find Minnesota providers

Timely referrals to appropriate providers are critical for reducing loss to follow-up.

Resources for families

How early - and by what means - can you tell if a child is deaf or hard of hearing?