GeneReviews are expert-authored, peer-reviewed disease descriptions (“chapters”) presented in a standardized format and focused on clinically relevant and medically actionable information on the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients and families with specific inherited conditions
OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known Mendelian disorders and over 16,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype. It is updated daily, and the entries contain copious links to other genetics resources.
MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Their mission is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free.
The State Lab’s website provides information and resources related to newborn screening for families and professionals.
The BloodCenter of Wisconsin provides communities with a continuum of care that includes the discovery, diagnosis, treatment and cure of many life-altering health conditions. Information is available for professionals on hematology/oncology care and diagnostics services.
This publication offers background and guidance for Wisconsin health care providers who care for Amish, Mennonites, or other members of plain communities. Names of providers especially familiar with these populations are included.
The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) has a multidisciplinary membership base and focuses on key issues in perinatal care and how they affect women, infants, and families. Resources are available for professionals on a variety of topics related to perinatal care.
The Wisconsin Guild of Midwives is the professional organization for Licensed Midwives in the state. The Guild is involved with newborn screening efforts.
The Wisconsin SHINE Project (Screening Hearts in Newborns) is a pilot project through the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the State of Wisconsin designed to implement universal screening for critical congenital heart disease.
Wisconsin Sound Beginnings promotes and supports universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) and follow-up services statewide.
Hayes Health Technology Assessments
Hayes health technology assessments can help health plans to determine the impact of new, evolving, existing, and controversial healthcare technologies on patient outcomes, healthcare utilization, and cost.
Milliman health technology assessments
Milliman provides guidelines and health technology assessments for health plans, including some related to genetic tests.