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ERIC Number: EJ904069
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1080-4013
The Regional Genetic and Newborn Screening Service Collaboratives: The First Two Years
Puryear, Michele; Weissman, Gloria; Watson, Michael; Mann, Marie; Strickland, Bonnie; van Dyck, Peter C.
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, v12 n4 p288-292 2006
Newborn screening and genetic technologies are expanding and changing rapidly, increasing the demand for genetic specialty services. Because of the scarcity and geographic maldistribution of genetic specialty services, access to these services is a critical issue. This article discusses some of the efforts initiated by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration, particularly the establishment of regional genetic and newborn screening collaboratives to improve access to these services and expertise. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A