Having trouble viewing this email? Click here What is Health Care Transition? Health care transition, or HCT, is the process of moving from a child/family-centered model of health care to an adult/patient-centered model of health care, with or without transferring to a new clinician. It involves planning, transfer, and integration into adult-centered health care. The goals of health care transition are: To improve the ability of youth and young adults with and without special health care needs to manage their own health care and effectively use health services, and To ensure an organized process in pediatric and adult health care practices to facilitate transition preparation, transfer of care, and integration into adult-centered health care. Got Transition , a program of The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, is the federally funded national resource center on HCT. With its National Family Health Care Transition Advisory Group, Got Transition has developed a new tool
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.