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NBS Spotlight
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 2016 Spotlight Awards

2015 Spotlight Awards

Best Overall is recognition for both a high volume* and a medium to low volume* facility with the best performance for ALL of the following measures:
  • Percentage of specimens received within 24 hours of collection*
  • Percentage of 1st screen specimens collected 24-48 hours after birth
  • Percentage of satisfactory specimens

    *High Volume: More than 75 first screen newborn screening specimens submitted to DSHS per month

    *Medium to Low Volume: 75 or less first screen newborn screening specimens submitted to DSHS per month

    *New national recommendations established in Feb. 2015

    Best Overall recognition for facility with the best performance for ALL of the following measures:

    • Percentage of specimens received within 72 hours of collection
    • Percentage of 1st screen specimens collected 24-48 hours after birth
    • Percentage of satisfactory specimens

    In addition to the Best Overall recognition, other large facilities with Top Transit Times are also recognized.

     

    2014 Spotlight Awards

    High Volume* Birthing Facilities


    (512) 776-7585 or (888) 963-7111, ext. 7585 toll free
    NewbornScreeningLab@dshs.state.tx.us
    Last updated February 28, 2019