Research :: Clinical Preventive Services

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 […]

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Evidence-based Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents and Young Adults

The ACA has focused national attention on the importance of clinical preventive services for adolescents and young adults. Providing these services to young adults offers clinicians the opportunity to shape their patient’s health throughout the life course, yet many clinicians lack the tools and specific knowledge to do so. In March 2016, NAHIC updated its […]

Clinical Guidelines | Clinical Preventive Services | Guidelines/Recommendations | Provider Training & Education

Adolescent Well-Visit Strategies & Evidence-informed Strategy Measures

In May 2016, NAHIC’s Dr. Irwin presented at the “Title V ESM Learning Lab: Adolescent Health” hosted by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on adolescent well-visit strategies and evidence-informed strategy measures. Click here to view Dr. Irwin’s slides; click here to view the full webinar; and click here for additional strategies developed by […]

Clinical Preventive Services | Evidence-based programs | Guidelines/Recommendations | Provider Training & Education | 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, […]

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Introducing the AYAH Center Newsletter!

    Be in the Know with all things on preventive services for Adolescents and Young Adults. The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center is delighted to announce our first newsletter! This newsletter will provide the latest news in adolescent and young adult health, plus updates on available resources and technical support. 2016 […]

Affordable Care Act | Clinical Preventive Services | Confidential Care | Mental/Behavioral Health Care | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Youth-Centered Care

AYAH CoIIN National Strategies

The work of the five states participating in the first cohort of the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (AYAH-CoIIN) are linked through three overarching national strategies: ·      Improve Access and Uptake of Preventive Services ·      Improve Quality of Preventive Services ·      Improve State/systems-level Policies and Practices The attached document offers several specific strategies […]

Clinical Preventive Services | State Policy

Adolescent Clinical Preventive Services Guidelines

The ACA has focused national attention on the importance of clinical preventive services. Providing these services to adolescents offers clinicians the opportunity to shape their patient’s health throughout the life course, yet many clinicians lack the tools and specific knowledge to do so NAHIC has created an easy-to-use toolkit designed to guide clinicians. The toolkit […]

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Toolkit: Youth-Centered Care

About Youth-Centered Care What are Strategies for improving the provision of quality youth-centered care? Additional Resources   Youth-Centered Care Updated July 5, 2016. Check back soon for updates. About Youth-Centered Care Youth-Centered Care, also known as “adolescent-friendly health services,” is an approach to providing high quality health care that meets the needs of young people. […]

Clinical Preventive Services | Confidential Care | Evidence-based programs | Toolkits | Youth-Centered Care

The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 20’s

NAHIC’s Director, Dr. Charles E. Irwin, spoke with Today.com about “The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 20s,” including a lack of attention to bone health and not obtaining care through a primary care provider. Read the July 2015 article HERE.

Clinical Preventive Services | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Young Adults

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 […]

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