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Critical Congenital Heart Disease Newborn Screening Demonstration Program

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Because Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Start 


Congenital heart defects are the most common group of birth defects, affecting 9 in 1000 newborns.  Critical congenital heart diseases (CCHD) are those requiring surgery or catheter intervention in the first year of life.  CCHDs remain one of the most significant causes of infant death in the United States.
                                                              
Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening for CCHD

Effective April 1, 2014, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has implemented statewide screening of all Michigan newborns for critical congenital heart disease using pulse oximetry prior to hospital discharge.  The Newborn Screening Program and the CCHD Advisory Committee recommend that newborns be screened prior to hospital discharge, as close to 24 hours of age as possible, using the approved MDCH CCHD Screening Algorithm.


 

CCHD NEWS & UPDATES

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MI CCHD Screening Mandate Status

Screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) using pulse oximetry has been added to the mandated newborn screening panel in Michigan. As of April 1, 2014 screening is required for all newborns.

MDCH CCHD Press Release 

CCHD Mandate Letter to Hospital Administrators
November 2013 letter from MDCH Director, James Haveman, announcing the addition of Critical Congenital Heart Disease to Michigan's mandatory screening panel. 


CCHD Screening- DATA REPORTING
As of April 1, 2014 hospitals are required to electronically submit CCHD screening data to the MDCH Newborn Screening Program.

For additional information on data reporting contact Karen Andruszewski

National Recommendations

International Recommendations

Michigan CCHD in the Media

 

PROVIDER RESOURCES

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MDCH Training Materials


For a hard-copy of the MDCH CCHD Tool-kit, or to request CCHD PowerPoint or to order free printed materials, contact Keri Urquhart at urquhartk1@michigan.gov.

Printable Parent Handouts

 Federal & State Public Health

Technical Assistance

Other Resources For additional information, contact Keri Urquhart, CCHD Newborn Screening Nurse Educator, at 517-335-8135


HOME BIRTH RESOURCES

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Screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) using pulse oximetry has been added to the mandated newborn screening panel in Michigan. As of April 1, 2014 screening is required for all newborns.

CCHD Screening data reporting can be done in the homebirth community using one of the following methods: 

     1. CCHD Data Reporting Form for Homebirths (Download Form)
This paper form can be submitted by mail or fax to MDCH. To request blank forms be sent to you by mail please call 1.866.673.9939
     2. Online eReports Module (Download User Guide)
This online reporting system requires a secure log-in from MDCH . Birth attendants will be able to sign into the module and enter individual screening results. For more information on eReports or to request access please call 1.866.673.9939 


MDCH Materials 

Printable Parent Handouts

 Federal & State Public Health

Technical Assistance

Other Resources
For additional information or printed materials contact: Keri Urquhart, CCHD Newborn Screening Nurse Educator, at 517-335-8135

 

FAMILY RESOURCES

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Printable Handouts

Online Education Tools

Additional Information and Support

 

 

 

MDCH* CCHD Team Members

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*Michigan Department of Community Health Lifecourse Epidemiology & Genomics Division

 

 

 

The Michigan Critical Congenital Heart Disease Newborn Screening Demonstration Program is supported through federal funding by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Pulse oximetry photos courtesy of Massimo corporation.

Updated November 12, 2014





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