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Oct. 9, 2018

Noon-1 p.m. Central

Through this webinar, Texas hospitals will learn best practices and benefits associated with the three types of newborn screenings: hearing, critical congenital heart disease and genetic disorders. Texas hospitals play an important role in identifying certain conditions in newborns that with early and accurate diagnosis and intervention can change a child's future. Webinar objectives aim to assist Texas hospitals in improving newborn screening rates and ensuring follow-up post-screen.

To find out more about newborn screening, visit THA's Newborn Screening Web page.

Target Audience:

CNO, CMO, and nursing staff for labor and delivery, women's health

Faculty:

Lisa (Hom) Wandler Lisa A. (Hom) Wandler is the clinical program manager for the Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Program at Children’s National Health System where she oversees, champions and facilitates quality and performance improvement work to improve outcomes for children with congenital heart disease, and for their families. As a co-chair of the NewSTEPs CCHD Technical Assistance work group, Lisa guides clinical teams nationally regarding CCHD screening implementation and quality assessment development. She is part of the working group for the American College of Cardiology’s Adult Congenital & Pediatric Quality Metrics.

Christine Evans Christine Evans, Ph.D.  is the innovation and research director for OZ Systems. She works to ensure OZ Systems delivers industry-leading, evidence-based newborn screening solutions. Additionally, she assists the Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program as a subject-matter expert.

Joe Schneider Joseph H. Schneider, M.D. is a clinical informaticist and pediatrician who provides care for newborn babies as a clinical assistant professor with The University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. He serves on the Child Health Informatics Advisory Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the board of birectors of the Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, the Texas Newborn Screening Advisory Committee, the U.S. Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children Long Term Follow-up Workgroup, and other organizations