The EHDI: Timely Diagnosis Initiative purpose:
Over the next six months, we intend to improve the percentage of newborns with refer/did not pass newborn hearing screening from birthing facilities and received a complete audiological hearing evaluation by 3 months of age.
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By October 2023, we intend to improve the Complete
Audiological Hearing Evaluation (CAHE) of those 3 months or younger who were referred from newborn
hearing screening by 25% or more.
The EHDI: Timely Diagnosis Initiative purpose is over the next six months, we intend to improve the percentage of newborns with
refer/did not pass newborn hearing screening from birthing facilities and received a complete
audiological hearing evaluation by 3 months of age.
Stratify by race/ethnicity where available.
Outcome Measure (Data provided by the state):
Process Measures (Data collected by teams):
Balancing Measure (Data provided by the state):
Dr. Meyer is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist who attended medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed otolaryngology residency at the University of Minnesota. She went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital and an MPH in Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Her interests include all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology but especially caring for children who have been identified as deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), as well as chronic ear disease, cleft palate and velopharyngeal insufficiency, and neck masses including thyroid masses. She is also the Pediatric Otolaryngologist on the Midwest Fetal Care Center team. Outside of work she enjoys supporting the local sports teams, running, anything Star Wars, reading fiction, and spending time with her husband and 2 sons.
Hospital & Health Care Consultant
Jessica (Jesi) LS Novak, AuD, CCC-A, PASC is a licensed audiologist with a specialty certification in pediatric audiology. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from Lamar University. Jesi’s interests include electrophysiology, hearing aids and cochlear implants, as well as treatment and follow-up with patients who have had ototoxic exposure. She strives to be family and child centered, focusing her treatment to meet the family’s goals, no matter what they may be. Jesi is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).