Improved Follow Up to Newborn Hearing Screening by Working Through the Medical Home

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.


Status: Complete

The project took place from 2006 to 2010.

  • Who: The project engaged eight state teams in Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
  • 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.