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Newborn Screening – Hearing Test Results Use Case – MiHIN
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Newborn Screening – Hearing Test Results Use Case

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This use case scenario enables electronic messages that contain newborn hearing test results to be sent from hospital electronic health records to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services using Health Level 7 messages that are routed through the health information network.

Early detection of hearing loss in babies and subsequent intervention is key to treatment and improving quality of life for the child.

The newborn screening mandate in Michigan Public Health code section 333.5431 requires hospitals to screen newborn babies for hearing loss and report hearing test and screening results to the Early Hearing Detection & Intervention program at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

The following document(s) are available for this scenario:

Newborn Screening – Hearing Test Results Use Case Summary

Newborn Screening – Hearing Test Results Use Case Implementation Guide