Quality Improvement in Newborn Screening: State Initiatives to Improve Processes
Learning Areas:Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Identify the state agencies and organizations that play a role in state efforts in newborn screening quality improvement. Describe best practices for state health departments in improving timeliness of newborn screening. Describe the findings of a qualitative report on newborn screening quality improvement practices and how it can inform other states’ programs and policies. Identify specific examples of how Arizona, Wisconsin, and Kentucky made improvements to their newborn screening systems.
Keyword(s): Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Chief of Community Health and Prevention at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), I oversee ASTHO's maternal and child health programs, including ASTHO's work on newborn screening. Prior to joining ASTHO, I served as the deputy commissioner for Health Services at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|Southeastern Medical Supply||No Research||Advisory Committee/Board , Consultant and Employment (includes retainer)|
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.