Teenagers in the United States experience significant mortality and morbidity because of high-risk behaviors. Adolescents need routine health supervision aimed at reducing these risks. A Teen Clinic within the Pediatrics Clinic at the Henry Ford Hospital Fairlane Center offers separate facilities, longer appointments, and an emphasis on adolescent issues. This plan is a model for practitioners in various office settings who seek to improve adolescent care.
Stoltz, Patricia K. and Blumer, Kathleen B.
"Setting Up an Adolescent Clinic in a Suburban Pediatric Office Group Practice,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 36
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.henryford.com/hfhmedjournal/vol36/iss4/19