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Relationship Healthcare

June 27, 2019

Terese Finitzo, Ph.D. remembers the journey 20 years ago which changed the lives and outcomes for children of Texas with hearing impairment.

The close of the 2019...

June 25, 2019
“OZ Systems has always strongly supported what was best for Texas babies and their families. The need for an efficient way to collect newborn screening parental consent is yet...
April 3, 2019

OZ Systems will assist Utah hospitals both to submit Newborn Blood Spot (NBS) demographic data and to receive NBS results electronically. Our collection-to-reporting information technology simplifies hospital and state lab...

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Blood Spot Screening

August 7, 2015

Terese Finitzo, Ph.D.

The dedication and efforts of Public Health to assure that the promise of newborn screening is fulfilled are inestimable. But Public...

September 18, 2013

50 years ago, the first babies were beginning to be screened for a horrible condition called phenylketonuria – or PKU. That single test saved and improved thousands of lives...and led...

January 28, 2013

by Dr. Terese Finitzo

Population Health is a powerful agent for quality in the new Health Ecosystem. As Public Health implements Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) screening programs, Secretary...

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Hearing Screening

June 27, 2019

Terese Finitzo, Ph.D. remembers the journey 20 years ago which changed the lives and outcomes for children of Texas with hearing impairment.

The close of the 2019...

December 20, 2018

Physicians, nursery staff, and families in North Dakota understand the importance of newborn screening. Since 2001, OZ Systems has helped screen more than 170,000 babies through North Dakota's Early Hearing...

July 30, 2018

Authors: Xidong Deng, Terese Finitzo, Subhash Aryal

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Improving quality measurement while reducing costs helps public health programs identify and better support critical aspects of the care and...

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Heart Screening

February 17, 2016

February is American Heart Month.

Each year, approximately one million babies are born with critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) worldwide, which is one percent of all newborns....

June 24, 2015

Terese Finitzo, Ph.D.

Over the past twenty years of newborn screening, we became entrenched in the idea that there was a critical difference between newborn...

July 10, 2014

ARLINGTON, TX — OZ Systems, a leading provider of public health information systems and interoperable exchange, announces an award from the Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) Newborn Screening program in...

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