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We have our first legislative win of the year in the MAA!

On September 11th, the Emerson Rose Act went into effect in South Carolina.  All newborns in the state will now be screened for congenital heart defects using pulse oximetry before they are discharged from the hospital.   Testing the level of oxygen in a newborn’s blood by performing a pulse oximetry screening can help detect

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Newborn heart screening bill moving quickly in North Carolina

Yesterday was a successful day for us in North Carolina as we advocated for HB 105, which would add pulse oximetry to the newborn screening panel. This measure will catch congenital heart defects (CHD) before leaving the hospital and save lives!  We cannot thank our amazing volunteers, legislative supporters and Carolina Panther, Greg Olsen enough