Thank you for your willingness to participate in the Adolescent Health – QI 2 U Collaborative. The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics will coordinate the project’s planning, implementation, and evaluation. This project will assist health providers in improving adolescent health care in their practice. Participating providers will implement interventions to improve their practice’s adolescent well visit rate and the quality of their care.
The collaborative is a small (5-6 clinics), hands-on QI collaborative with MOC IV credit where the AAP QI team goes into each clinic in January 2018 for an on-site pre-collaborative assessment to evaluate adolescent-friendly services/culture, baseline data and provide an educational component if desired by clinic site. This is followed by monthly, individualized touch-base phone meetings with each clinic to review progress and monthly data from February through May. Finally, there will be a post-collaborative on-site re-assessment and final data collection in June to wrap up the collaborative, along with either an individualized or group phone meeting to discuss “lessons learned” and assist clinics in strategizing “next steps”. In addition, the participating clinics will attend the 3 statewide webinars for additional educational components and MOC II/CME.
For specific information about the project requirements, please review this recruitment packet, which includes a checklist to help you understand the requirements and a link to enroll your practice in the learning collaborative. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of the project team listed below.
We look forward to partnering with you to build smoke free homes for Ohio’s children!
Michele Dritz, MD, FAAP
- Medical Director, QI2U-Adolescent Health Program
- Cornerstone Pediatrics
- (614) 846-6258
Kristen Fluitt, MS
- Program Manager
- Ohio Chapter, AAP
- (614) 846-6258