Navigation Links
Report Finds Fault With U.S. Health Services for Teens
Date:12/9/2008

The report also said fragmentation in services and providers needed by teens results in care gaps. For example, most adolescents can't access specialty services in mental health, sexual health, oral health and substance abuse treatment, the report said.

The report authors said federal and state agencies, insurers and private foundations need to develop a coordinated health care system that improves services for all teens. Also, more must be done to meet the needs of adolescents who may be especially vulnerable to risky behavior or poor health, such as those who are poor, recent immigrants or in foster care.

Comprehensive, continuous health insurance is another requirement. The more than five million Americans ages 10 to 18 who are uninsured use health care services less often and are less likely to have a regular source of primary care than insured adolescents, the report noted.

More information

The Nemours Foundation has more about teen health care.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: National Research Council, news release, Dec. 9, 2008


'/>"/>
Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
2. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
3. GAO Report Confirms: Medicare Underpays for Anesthesia Services; Nurse Anesthetists Assure Seniors Access to Safe Anesthesia Care
4. Haemacure Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
5. Report on patients access to cancer drugs uses flawed methods to reached flawed conclusions
6. Biotech Finishes on a High in August, Burrill Report Says
7. First-Ever List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Businesses Reports Total Revenue of $194.5 Billion
8. Consumer Reports Analysis: Drugs for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia Effective, But Not Always Best
9. MDS Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
10. First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released
11. Authentidate Holding Corp. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2007 Year End Results on Thursday, September 13, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... ... Law Group is pleased to announce the relocation of the firm's headquarters to 225 ... a state of the art building, located with easy access to New York City's ... "We are pleased to service our clients from such a premier location and we ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 07, 2015 , ... SC&H Group, ... Service, which aims to give back to the community through company-wide volunteering efforts. , ... SC&H Group dedicate the day to assisting those in need throughout Baltimore and Washington ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... , ... At the end of June Pacific Prime Renewals team in Hong Kong announced ... by the Renewals Manager, Danielle Cotton, aims to not only reduce but eventually eliminate the ... explained, “We send anything between 300 and 600 pieces of paper per month. Not to ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... 07, 2015 , ... Summer is a great time to get outside and ... sharing some safety tips. , Jean Tapley, senior wellness coordinator at Amica, suggests the ... , Start slowly. Going from no activity to several hours of activity ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... ... Healthpointe is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Pedro S. Alupay to ... evaluating and treating patients with orthopedic complaints, such as lumbar back pain or cervical ... Biology from the University of the East, Manila, Dr. Alupay earned his Doctorate of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SC&H Group Celebrates 9th Annual Day of Service 2Health News:Pacific Prime Hong Kong Renewals Team Starts Push to go Green 2Health News:Amica Insurance Has 7 Summer Safety Tips 2Health News:Dr. Pedro S. Alupay, M.D., Now Providing Pain Management Services at Healthpointe in Irwindale 2Health News:Dr. Pedro S. Alupay, M.D., Now Providing Pain Management Services at Healthpointe in Irwindale 3
... ... obscure Georgia Law that forces insurance companies to cover Sedation Dentistry for Georgia Dental Patients ... over 20 years and he just found out about the law so the general public ... ...
... SIAL ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer under which Sigma-Aldrich will sell approximately 100 Pfizer-developed small molecule ... ... , , ... ...
... ... a company that builds open source platforms and develops advanced research ... Health (NIH) totaling more than $600,000 to focus research efforts on ... the research is to work towards an interactive simulator that replicates ...
... The presence of plaque on an abdominal CT scan is ... to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Researchers found that ... artery disease when the CT scan showed very high levels ... of the abdominal aortic calcium also increased their risk of ...
... Diovan, Starlix also had limited or no effect in ... March 14 (HealthDay News) -- Hopes that two available ... causes in overweight people with poor sugar metabolism have ... trial involved two drugs prescribed for other reasons -- ...
... ... named to the editorial board of Otology/Neurotology. , ... (Vocus) March 13, 2010 -- Jed ... editorial board of Otology/Neurotology. The official journal of the American Otological Society and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Georgia Dentist Uncovers Obscure Law That Helps Dental Patients With Severe Anxiety 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 3Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 4Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 5Health News:National Institutes of Health Awards Kitware Over $600,000 to Develop Advancements in Neurosurgical Simulation 2Health News:National Institutes of Health Awards Kitware Over $600,000 to Develop Advancements in Neurosurgical Simulation 3Health News:Plaque on CT scan is strong predictor of heart disease, worse long-term outcomes 2Health News:2 Drugs Fail to Prevent Diabetes in the Overweight 2Health News:2 Drugs Fail to Prevent Diabetes in the Overweight 3Health News:Summit Medical Group Physician Named to Medical Journal Editorial Board 2Health News:Summit Medical Group Physician Named to Medical Journal Editorial Board 3
(Date:7/7/2015)... --  ICD-10 Charts ( www.icd10charts.com ) announced today ... officially launched its newest line of ICD-10 preparation ... new 4 Step ICD-10 Implementation Plan.  Both of ... Charts resources and mobile apps, are available to ... the release of these resources, the company has ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... DALLAS , July 7, 2015 ... report The report "Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market by Type ... (Beta Emitters - I-131, Alpha Emitters, Brachytherapy - ... Forecasts to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, this report ... forecast period of 2015 to 2020. This market ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... 30, 2015 ... the addition of the "Biomedical Photoacoustic ... offering. This patent landscape focuses ... is a safe, non-invasive, non-ionizing imaging technique. ... a great alternative to traditional medical imaging ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ICD-10 Charts Releases Revolutionary Free Solution for Complete ICD-10 Preparation 2ICD-10 Charts Releases Revolutionary Free Solution for Complete ICD-10 Preparation 3ICD-10 Charts Releases Revolutionary Free Solution for Complete ICD-10 Preparation 4Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market Worth $6.96 Billion by 2020 2Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market Worth $6.96 Billion by 2020 3Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market Worth $6.96 Billion by 2020 4Worldwide Biomedical Photoacoustic Imaging Patent Landscape Report 2015 2Worldwide Biomedical Photoacoustic Imaging Patent Landscape Report 2015 3
... A recently issued patent extends protection of the ... selling medical thermometer brand, the TemporalScanner™ Temporal Artery ... Patent No. 7,787,938, entitled, "Temporal Artery Temperature Detector" ... to the already extensive Exergen portfolio of valuable ...
... 17, 2011 ACC Booth # 2001 -- Further ... Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its ... support system, ISR will be featured along with the ... College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 Annual Scientific ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Exergen Granted New Patent for Temporal Artery Thermometers 2Fujifilm's Exclusive Software Advances Cardiovascular Reporting Capabilities 2Fujifilm's Exclusive Software Advances Cardiovascular Reporting Capabilities 3
... The Ultrafin™ Stirrup is ... positioing. This stirrup features a ... and accommodates up to an ... technology helps to position heavy ...
Stirrups provide a safe system for positioning patients in a variety of lithotomy positions. Power-assisted positioning, as well as abduction, assures proper positioning of the patient. Includes one ...
... Pneumatic lift assist stirrups are designed to travel ... -30 degrees. They lock tight wherever you release ... and adduction are done at the handle with ... side rail socket. The rotation of system was ...
Designed for Bariatric usage. Prevents arm or leg dropout during surgical procedures. Dimensions are 16"Lx10"H come in pairs. Optional gel pad available (BD2245)...
Medicine Products: