July 25, 2017

Category: Guidelines/Recommendations

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…

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…

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 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…

This paper, released October 2015, was written by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. Through considerable efforts and investments of resources, adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the United States have decreased significantly over the past two decades. Nonetheless, large disparities persist for many populations…

This report by NAHIC and Child Trends discusses the importance of nurturing healthy habits during adolescence to support physical growth. It discusses the effects of habits including diet, physical activity, sleep, and oral health.

NAHIC is recognized as a national leader in research and practice related to the delivery of clinical preventive services to adolescents and young adults. Because the health problems of adolescents and young adults are largely preventable, high-quality preventive care is essential. Jump to Young Adult Tools Adolescent Clinical Care PowerPoint Presentations: Adolescents and Young Adults …

This table, an excerpt from “Young Adult Preventive Health Care Guidelines: There, but Can’t be Found,” compares and contrasts preventive care recommendations for young adults from different sources, including the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

The ACA has focused national attention on the importance of clinical preventive services. 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 April 2016, NAHIC has updated its easy-to-use toolkit designed to…