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Medical Home Integration

Approach: Incorporate transition strategies into medical home systems

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Health Care Practices

Peer Support and Mentorship

Approach: Create a peer support and mentorship program or adolescent advisory council to discuss issues around health care transition

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Adolescents with special health care needs

Provider Training/Workforce Development

Approach: Provide transition training modules to health care professionals

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Providers

Six Core Elements Adaptation with Quality Improvement (QI)

Approach: Incorporate the Six Core Elements™ in a learning collaborative or medical center/hospital system with built-in QI activities

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Health care practices/clinics/systems, care coordination programs, managed care organizations, public health programs

Training/Educating Youth (Including Communications and Social Media)

Approach: Provide training for adolescents with and without special health care needs who are ready for transition to adult care

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Adolescents with and without special health care needs

Transition Care Coordination Services

Approach: Use care coordinators at clinics to help with appointments, scheduling, education, and other health care transition services

NPM: 12 - Health Care Transition

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Patients, caregivers, state/national, health care providers, health care practices, systems

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.