GotTransition - Health Care Transition Learning Collaborative
Chief Medical Officer
Crotched Mountain Foundation
Transition of care from pediatric settings to adult settings for youth and young adults with special healthcare needs
Children/youth with special healthcare needs, Infant , Toddler, Preschoolers, Elementary. Tweens, Teenager
Teams of pediatric and adult provider together with family members and policy makers (NH Special Medical Services, UNH LEND training program)
One of six learning collaboratives in six states and the District of Columbia undertaking implementation of improved, safe, and seamless transitions of care from pediatric primary and special providers to adult health care providers using the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition developed by GotTransition.
Most practice teams were successful in developing a written health care transition policy, a registry of transition-age youth and young adults, use of a transition readiness assessment, use of portable medical summaries and transition plans, and checklists for the process of handoff of care from pediatric setting to adult setting. Learn more at: http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(14)00329-2/pdf