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Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition™

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Integrating Young Adults into Adult Health Care

For use by Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Med-Peds Clinicians

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Orientation to Adult Practice

Orientation to adult practice is the third element in the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition™ (HCT). The adult practice can begin by identifying clinicians in the practice interested in taking care of new young adults. Young adults are relatively new health care consumers, so it is important to offer an orientation to the adult practice and provide young adult-friendly welcome materials that describe confidentiality, services offered, and the logistics of obtaining care.

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Implementation

Read more about How to Implement the Six Core Element of Health Care Transition.
Read more information on the QI framework and methods in our Quality Improvement Primer.

Integrating Young Adults into Adult Health Care

For use by Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Med-Peds Clinicians