New laws affect wide range of daily life
Article Date: Sep 6, 2013

Infant heart-defect screening is satisfying for family that had firsthand experience

Tiffany Mytty-Klein celebrated with cupcakes and sparkler candles when a law was passed requiring all Nebras­ka newborns to be screened for life-threatening heart defects.

The Papillion mother doesn’t have any special plans for today, when the screening mandate takes effect, along with several other new state laws.

Lisa Strasheim, operations director for women’s and children’s services for Alegent Creighton Health, is also quoted in the article discussing how Alegent Creighton Health hospitals had already been doing this test because it was recommended by the national pediatrics group. 

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