September 26, 2017

Category: Access & Utilization

SAVE THE DATE! The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) is pleased to announce the second Learning Community series: Marketing the Adolescent and Young Adult Well Visit Next webinar— To Be Announced This virtual learning series will provide thought-provoking ideas and concepts from commercial marketers to inform our approaches to engaging young…

SAVE THE DATE! Creating Youth-Centered Care Learning Community Series #1: Healthcare 101: State Partnerships to Improve Adolescent and Young Adult Healthcare REGISTER – http://bit.ly/2orSqjy April 20, 2017 2pm – 3pm ET 1pm-2pm CT 12pm-1pm MT 11am-12pm PT 8am – 9am Hawaii In follow-up to the recent webinar on the Ohio TALK (Transforming Adolescent Care Learning…

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network is pleased to announce the publication of a review article on clinical preventive services for adolescents and young adults in the Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH). This article is available FREE online (and will come out in the March issue of JAH), here:   http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(16)30401-3/fulltext   The article reviews…

Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 hold promise for improving access to and receipt of preventive services for adolescents and young adults (AYAs). The Title V Block Grant transformation also includes a focus on improving adolescent preventive care. In a new brief report, this article describes and discusses an…

In 2016, 5 webinars on ‘marketing the well-visit‘ were hosted by the State Adolescent Health Resource Center (SAHRC), core Center partner. Click below to view the archived webinars. Co-creation > youth engagement? Thursday, May 26, 2016 https://umn.webex.com/umn/lsr.php?RCID=6628726e6bff49bf9eff3e1e6a2ea887 Millennials and Founders = market “disruptors” Thursday, May 12, 2016 https://umn.webex.com/umn/lsr.php?RCID=71df7702ee424b1ebf80e29986a3760b Relevance = experiences + sharing Thursday, June…

This compendium presents promising strategies to improve access to health insurance and quality preventive visits among AYAs. This resource stems from an exploratory study conducted by NAHIC/AYAH-NRC staff to review the experiences of selected “top performing” states related to ACA implementation. Click here for the report, with descriptions of specific initiatives led by agencies, cities,…

      The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) held a workshop at the SAHM 2016 Annual Meeting— “Youth in Context: Interactions among Adolescents, Environments, and Healthcare.” AYAH-NRC Workshop, March 9, 2016, “The ACA and Access to Care for AYAs: Opportunities and Challenges to Improve Systems of Care” The Center is pleased…

Adolescence is a critical stage of development during which physical, intellectual, emotional, and psychological changes occur. While adolescence is a relatively healthy period of life, adolescents begin to make lifestyle choices and establish behaviors that affect both their current and future health. During this transition from childhood to adulthood, serious health and safety issues such…

This 2014 article, written by researchers from the University of California San Francisco Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, investigates the health needs and challenges of DACA-eligible young adults, a population that has rarely been studied. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program served qualified undocumented young immigrants who may be eligible for…