Newborn Screening Quality Improvement: State Initiatives to Improve Newborn Screening Processes

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Date Developed: 01/28/2015. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Paul Jarris, MD, MBA; Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH; Will Humble, MPH; Celia Nabor, MPA; Karen McKeown, RN, MSN; Yvonne Kellar-Guenther, PhD. Type: Webcast. Level: Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.


This webinar describes quality improvement initiatives in Arizona, Wisconsin, and the Association of Public Health Laboratories' Newborn Screening Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program (NewSTEPs). The presenters also discuss successes, challenges, and lessons learned to strengthen newborn screening systems across the United States.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.