TEHDI - Approved Screening Equipment

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TEHDI logoThe technologies listed below have been evaluated by an independent investigator and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and have been found to meet requirements for conducting newborn hearing screening. Each device:

  1. Has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA);
  2. Is capable of identifying hearing loss as defined in §37.502(5) of the state regulations; and
  3. Can electronically link to the DSHS information system (OZ Systems, eSP).

The list will be updated as additional equipment is brought forward for evaluation. The appropriate device (or devices) for a given birthing facility depends on the specific needs of that organization. Therefore, DSHS and the independent investigator do not endorse a particular device. 

Approved Screening Equipment
COMPANY MODEL  METHOD(S) OAE TYPE(S)
Bio-logic Systems Abaer ABR and OAE TE and DP
Bio-logic Systems Audx OAE DP
Bio-logic Systems Scout Sport OAE TE and DP
GN-Otometrics Madsen Accuscreen ABR and OAE TE and DP
GSI Corti

OAE

TE and DP

GSI-Viasys

Audioscreener

ABR and OAE

DP

Intelligent Hearing Systems

SmartScreener

ABR

 

Intelligent Hearing Systems

SmartEP-ASSR

ABR

 

Intelligent Hearing Systems

SmartDPOAE

OAE

DP

Intelligent Hearing Systems

SmartTrOAE

OAE

TE

Intelligent Hearing Systems

SmartScreener-Plus 2

ABR and OAE

TE and DP

Maico Diagnostics ERO-SCAN

OAE

DP
Maico Diagnostics MB-11 ABR  
Natus Medical Echo-Screen

ABR and OAE

TE and DP
Natus Medical ALGO 5 ABR  
Natus Medical ALGO 3i ABR  
Natus Medical ALGO 3 ABR  
Natus Medical ALGO 2e color ABR  
Natus Medical ALGO 2e ABR  
Natus Medical ALGO 2 ABR  

Otodynamics

ILO288 Echoport OAE

TE and DP

Otodynamics

ILO292 DP Echoport OAE

TE and DP

Otodynamics

Otoport/Otocheck
(incl. ABR upgrade)
OAE (and ABR) TE and/or DP

Otodynamics

EchoCheck OAE TE

Otodynamics

Otocheck OAE TE

Otodynamics

Otoport DP+TE OAE+ABR

ABR and OAE

TE and DP

Otodynamics

Otoport OAE+ABR Advance

ABR and OAE

TE and DP

Otodynamics

Otoport OAE+ABR Screener

ABR and OAE 

TE

Otodynamics

Otoport OAE+ABR

ABR and OAE 

TE and DP

Otodynamics

Otoport OAE+ABR LE

ABR and OAE 

TE and DP

Otodynamics

Otocheck ABR Screener ABR  
Starkey Laboratories DP2000 OAE DP
Vivosonic, Inc. Aurix ABR  


ABR = Auditory brainstem response
OAE = Otoacoustic emission
     TE = Transient evoked
     DP = Distortion product


For more information about a particular technology, contact the company's sales representative.

Contact Dr. Craig A. Champlin at (512) 471-6345 or champlin@austin.utexas.edu for further information about the evaluation process or to schedule an appointment to have a device assessed.

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Last updated July 06, 2015