Looking back over the past year, Family Voices Colorado has a lot to be proud of – read on for some highlights of our achievements and impact in 2013, and a preview of what 2014 may bring.
Tom Rose, Executive Director, shares updates on existing and new programs: During the past year I have often been asked how Family Voices is weathering this time of transition, and what we are doing to prepare for the upcoming changes to the health care system. In case you, too, are curious, this is what we have been up to…
Since 2011, with the support of The Colorado Health Foundation, Family Voices Colorado has been working on a pilot project to develop consistent tools and processes that support youth and young adults with special health care needs in the transition from pediatric to adult care. Our first tool is a Guide to Transition, now available.
Susan Hogarth, a former client and supporter of Family Voices Colorado, recently joined our team as the new Pediatric to Adult Health Care Transitions Navigator. Learn more about Susan in our Staff Spotlight.
Read the HHS letter to providers about HIPAA in relation to threats to safety; sign up for a webinar from Got Transition on engaging youth in their health care.
Three in five youth and children with special health care needs do not receive the services necessary to make appropriate transitions to adult health care, work, and independence. Contact our Health Care Transitions Navigator or join a quarterly webinar to learn more about the importance and impact of smooth transitions from pediatric to adult health care.