Governor Signs Legislation Requiring Newborn Cardiac Screening Test

At a ceremony March 3rd conducted at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation requiring all newborn babies to be tested for a critical congenital heart defect. MCW endorsed the legislation. Dr. Stuart Berger (Pediatrics – Cardiology) discusses the importance of the test in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.

http://fox6now.com/2014/03/03/gov-scott-walker-signs-newborn-screening-bill-into-law/

Fox 6 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.cbs58.com/news/local-news/Wisconsin-Law-Will-Require-Pulse-Oximetry-Screening-in-Newborns-248288441.html

CBS 58 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/scott-walker-to-sign-newborn-screening-bill-b99216969z1-248207401.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014

http://www.wpr.org/governor-signs-bill-encouraging-heart-defect-screening-newborns

Wisconsin Public Radio, March 4, 2014

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