Research :: Provider Training & Education

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

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 […]

AYAH Resource Center | 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 […]

AYAH Resource Center | 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, […]

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

May is Mental Health month and Teen Pregnancy and Prevention month!

Click here for our May 2016 newsletter, which introduces our Center, and the four core Center partners. Check our our latest resources, upcoming newsletter issues and other resources for Mental Health Awareness Month and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. Mental Health Resources Many mental/behavioral health issues first emerge during the adolescent and young adult years: Among […]

AYAH Resource Center | Depression | Evidence-based programs | Mental/Behavioral Health | Mental/Behavioral Health Care | Provider Training & Education | Reports | Webinars/Presentations | Young Adults

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 […]

AYAH Resource Center | Clinical Guidelines | Clinical Preventive Services | Guidelines/Recommendations | Provider Training & Education | Toolkits

Recognizing and Managing Depression in Primary Care

In May 2015, NAHIC’s Dr. Charles Irwin presented at the 48th Annual Advances & Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics Conference in San Francisco, CA. This presentation focuses on primary care management of adolescent depression, including screening, diagnosis and treatment options.

AYAH Resource Center | Clinical Guidelines | Depression | Mental/Behavioral Health Care | Provider Training & Education | Webinars/Presentations | Youth-Centered Care

Preventive Health Care Recommendations for 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).

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

Young Adult Clinical Preventive Screening Guidelines

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 […]

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

Access is a Prerequisite to Quality: Can Children Who Need Specialty Health Care Get in the Door?

A video of Dr. Karin Rhodes’ presentation at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, recorded September 13, 2012.

Access & Utilization | Provider Training & Education | Socio-demographic disparities