Newborn Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Program

Image of crawling babies following each otherScreening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) by pulse oximetry was added to the panel of screened conditions by emergency rule. This rule went into effect on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

The SHINE (Screening Hearts in Newborns) Project has developed educational materials for hospitals and out-of-hospital health care providers about recommended screening protocols, equipment selection, data reporting, and other information to support the implementation of CCHD screening.


Last Revised: September 14, 2018