12. Practice Facilitation Improves Adolescent Reproductive Health Preventive Services in Pediatric Primary Care

Provision of reproductive health preventive services to adolescents is critical given their high rates of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. Pediatricians are well-positioned to provide these services, but often face barriers. Practice facilitation (PF) is an evidence-based approach to improve primary care outcomes through a relationship between an external facilitator and a primary care practice. The aim of this study was to use PF to build quality improvement (QI) capacity within community pediatric practices to improve adherence to national guidelines for adolescent reproductive health preventive services.
Source: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research

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