Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Screening Access

What is needed to improve access to quality neonatal health care in order to get a more accurate idea of CHD prevalence in children, especially in underrepresented populations and those with limited access to primary care?

What role could safety net programs and community health centers play with screening (and subsequent treatment, education)?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

More accurate CHD prevalence numbers, especially in underrepresented populations and those with limited access to healthcare.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

Agreement on CHD screening practices/standards.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff

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