Share:
Share:

Achieving Quality Health Services for Adolescents

Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Date Published: 2016

Get this Resource

Get this Resource

Description

This update of the 2008 statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics redirects the discussion of quality health care from the theoretical to the practical within the medical home. This statement reviews the evolution of the medical home concept and challenges the provision of quality adolescent health care within the patient-centered medical home. Areas of attention for quality adolescent health care are reviewed, including developmentally appropriate care, confidentiality, location of adolescent care, providers who offer such care, the role of research in advancing care, and the transition to adult care.

Related Resources

Multimedia

Drawing a Picture: Adolescent Centered Medical Homes

Source: Adolescent Health Initiative

Article / Website

Confidential Care for Adolescents in the U.S. Health Care System

Source: Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Guide / Toolkit

HEDIS Measures - Adolescents

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance