Hearing Screening Before Hospital Discharge

This measure assesses the proportion of births that have been screened for hearing loss before hospital discharge. 

 

Measure Steward

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Measure Numerator

All live births during the measurement time period born at a facility and screened for hearing loss prior to discharge, or screened but still not discharged; or not screened due to medical reasons or medical exclusions.

 

Measure Denominator

All live births during the measurement time period born at a facility and,discharged without being screened, or screened prior to discharge, or screened but still not discharged.