Critical Congenital Heart Defect (CCHD)
Screening Project

Monday thru Friday - 8 am to 5 pm



The Utah CCHD Screening Project is a statewide effort to implement universal pulse oximetry screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) in newborns. The Utah CCHD Screening Project understands that early detection can mean earlier treatment - and healthier babies.

Additional Resources


The external resources provided below are listed for the convenience of providers and institutions. They are offered "as is" and the Utah Department of Health cannot guarantee the correctness or authenticity of the information/links below.

Kemper A et al. Strategies for Implementing Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatrics 2011.

Hoffman J, Kaplan S. The Incidence of Congenital Heart Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2002.

AAP Recommends Pulse Oximetry Screening Be Performed After Planned Home Births and Hospital Births

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