At a Glance
Provide ACT sheets to clinicians after out-of-range newborn screening result
The system SHOULD provide guidance to clinicians about the management of an out-of-range newborn screening result by providing the HRSA-funded ACT sheets.
National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center:
The National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center provides continuously updated information on the conditions screened for in each state. In addition, links are available to each state program. The Resource Center also provides educational material for clinicians and family members.
Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology:
The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has published the Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology to promote and facilitate the use of electronic health data standards for the conditions recommended for screening by the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC). This is available at this link
Well-described clinical algorithms have been developed to guide general pediatricians and subspecialists in the process of newborn screening. These are available at this link