At a Glance
Record final diagnosis for abnormal newborn screening results
The system SHALL record the final diagnosis for those with out-of-range or insufficient newborn screening results. This includes 'Normal' or the particular diagnosis.
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