Quality Improvement Initiatives
Customized support to make your health center more youth-friendly
AHI works with all types of youth-serving health centers to provide customized resources and capacity-building assistance. The team works with primary care, school-based health, behavioral health, federally qualified health centers, health departments, Title X clinics, mobile clinics, and more, to create inclusive spaces that center the needs and perspectives of adolescents.
Whether it is meeting grant deliverables, executing exciting program initiatives, or because you simply want to improve youth-friendly services, take a minute to review AHI’s Quality Improvement initiatives where we can support your work. AHI’s approaches are multi-faceted and comprehensive to address a health center’s environment, policies, and practices to ensure that all aspects of a visit are adolescent-centered.
Check out AHI’s quality-improvement initiatives below.
Adolescent Champion Model
An evidence-based intervention that includes the ACE-AP process, on-going technical assistance, and participation in a robust community of practice.
Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process (ACE-AP)
A facilitated, comprehensive self-assessment and guided Plan/Do/Study/Act improvement process that includes customized resources and coaching.
Virtual Clinic Tour
Take AHI on a virtual walkthrough of your health center to identify areas of opportunity for adolescent-friendly improvement.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV
Earn MOC Part IV credit and improve the provision of confidential care to minor adolescents by more frequently spending time alone with adolescents during an annual well child visit, explaining confidentiality laws to the patient, and performing confidential risk screening.