Information Sharing Leads to Better Follow-Up Care
The Improved Hearing Screening and Intervention Services (IHSIS) collaborative improvement project increased the rate of documented follow-up and intervention services for infants with hearing loss.
Aggregate project data from 17 teams shows an increase from 77 percent to 97 percent in diagnostic results being sent to primary care physicians from audiologists.
That means in one year at least 500 more infants received appropriate follow-up care.
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