Adolescents, Technology and Reducing Risk for HIV, STDs and Pregnancy

March 18, 2018

Digital technology, including the internet, mobile phones, and gaming, increasingly influences the lives of adolescents. Ninety-three percent of youth, aged 12–17 years, are online, 75% have a mobile phone (Lenhart et al., 2010a), and 97% play video games (Lenhart et al., 2008). These technologies allow youth to engage in age–old behaviors such as chatting, flirting, and dating in novel ways. They also provide youth with anonymous avenues for seeking health information in general and sexual health, in particular.
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The shift from volume- to value-based reimbursement is accelerating. Under this evolving paradigm, leading health systems are investing in population health management. An important component of this approach involves next-level risk management for medically complex groups that, despite their low volume, are highly volatile and account for a disproportionately large percentage of overall costs.

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Adolescents, Technology and Reducing Risk for HIV, STDs and Pregnancy

whitePaper | March 18, 2018

Digital technology, including the internet, mobile phones, and gaming, increasingly influences the lives of adolescents. Ninety-three percent of youth, aged 12–17 years, are online, 75% have a mobile phone (Lenhart et al., 2010a), and 97% play video games (Lenhart et al., 2008). These technologies allow youth to engage in age–old behaviors such as chatting, flirting, and dating in novel ways. They also provide youth with anonymous avenues for seeking health information in general and sexual health, in particular.

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