Newborn hearing screening rate grows to 15% of population.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING WITH TEOAE IN PLACE AT 100 HOSPITALS in 25 states, Vince Hutchins, MD, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, said during a briefing on implementation efforts and new technology in the field of newborn hearing loss detection Oct. 11 in Washington D.C. Susan Morgan, MED, Georgetown University Medical Center, said in a video presentation during the briefing that the use of transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) technology "is becoming the standard of care throughout the U.S." for screening infants for hearing impairment.
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