TEHDI Certification Process
The Texas Department of State Health Services through Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) certifies and renews newborn hearing screening, tracking and intervention programs in Texas.
Mini-Screener Workshops for New Facilities
TEHDI mini-screener workshops can be designed for new birthing centers that would like training on the program and the TEHDI management information system (MIS).
For more information, please call TEHDI Coordinator Doug Dittfurth toll free at 1-800-252-8023, extension 7726 or direct at 512-776-7726. (Use relay option of your choice to call if needed.)
Teleconference Calls for Birthing Facilities
Every other month TEHDI hosts two teleconferences for certified birthing facilities to learn about new program enhancements, issues and to ask questions. For more information, please contact OZ Systems at 866-427-5768 ext. 2446.
Technical Assistance Available for All Facilities
For technical assistance with the TEHDI MIS system, please call OZ Systems at 866-427-5768 ext. 2446. If you would like in person technical assistance, please send an email request to TEHDI.
Online Trainings Available with Free CEUs
TEHDI Learning Materials for Healthcare Providers
After setting up a user identification and password in the TEHDI MIS system, you can request FREE brochures, informational fact sheets and guides to be sent to you. Some materials are designed for healthcare providers and others are designed for parents-to-be and parents (expectations about a newborn hearing screen, information if your newborn did not pass the hearing screen, developmental milestones, etc.)
To order brochures, fact sheets and guides about TEHDI continuum of care best practices, go to the Texas Health Steps Resource Catalog.
Visit the Resources for Healthcare Providers web page to view or download PDF versions of TEHDI publications. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.