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Learning Community #2: Marketing the Adolescent and Young Adult Well Visit

SAVE THE DATE! The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) is pleased to announce the kick-off event for the second Learning Community series: Marketing the Adolescent and Young Adult Well Visit Co-Creation > Youth engagement? REGISTER HERE! Tuesday, May 16th 2pm-3:30pm ET 1pm-2:30pm CT 12pm-1:30pm MT 11am-12:30pm PT 10am – 11:30am Alaska […]

Access & Utilization | AYAH Resource Center | Webinars/Presentations | Young Adults

Learning Community #1: Healthcare 101- State Partnerships to Improve AYAH

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 […]

Access & Utilization | AYAH Resource Center | Webinars/Presentations | Young Adults

NEW! Research on Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents and Young Adults

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 […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | AYAH Research Network | Clinical Preventive Services | Families | Journal Articles | Young Adults

NEW! Improving Receipt and Preventive Care Delivery for AYAs: Initial Lessons from Top-Performing States

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 […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | AYAH Resource Center | Immigrants | Journal Articles | Provider Training & Education | Quality Improvement | Special Populations | State & Community Programs | Young Adults

AYA Marketing Series

In May 2016, two webinars on ‘marketing the well-visit‘ were hosted by the State Adolescent Health Resource Center (SAHRC), core Center partner. Click here to view to the first webinar on ‘market disruptors‘, and here for the second webinar on ‘co-creation.’

Access & Utilization | AYAH Resource Center | State & Community Programs | Webinars/Presentations

NEW! A Compendium of State and Local Strategies

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, […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | AYAH Resource Center | Clinical Preventive Services | Guidelines/Recommendations | Immigrants | Provider Training & Education | Quality Improvement | Reports | Special Populations | State & Community Programs | State Policy | Young Adults

2016 SAHM Annual Meeting

      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 […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | AYAH Resource Center | Clinical Preventive Services | Webinars/Presentations | Young Adults

Summit 2015

    The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network or “CoIIN” held its first CoIIN Summit on September 22-24, 2015 for Cohort 1 states: New Mexico, Texas, Iowa, Mississippi, and Vermont. Summit Presentations The Center is pleased to share presentations given by our staff and guest speakers at the first CoIIN […]

Access & Utilization | AYAH Resource Center | Quality Improvement | Social Determinants of Health | Webinars/Presentations | Youth-Centered Care

CDC Grand Rounds- Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness

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 […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | AYAH Resource Center | Clinical Preventive Services | Confidential Care | Families | Mortality | Quality Improvement | Risky Behavior | Socio-demographic disparities | Special Populations | Webinars/Presentations | Youth-Centered Care

Unique Challenges and Health Needs of DACA-eligible Young Adults

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 […]

Access & Utilization | Affordable Care Act | Immigrants | Journal Articles | Socio-demographic disparities | Young Adults