Sexually transmitted diseases screening

Innovations

Easily Accessible, Welcoming Center Enhances Access to Medical and Social Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Homeless Youth 12/07/10

A program of Howard Brown Health Center and its community partners, Broadway Youth Center offers a wide array of social and medical services to homeless and underserved youth, especially those who...

Web-Based Triage and Scheduling System Generates High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, Enhances Access to Sexual Health Services 11/04/10

Along with offering scheduling via telephone or in person, 3 United Kingdom–based sexual health clinics give patients age 16 and older the option of requesting appointments at any time through a...

Sexual Health Clinics Provide Most Test Results via Text Message, Leading to Faster Diagnosis and Treatment, Greater Capacity to Serve Patients 11/03/10

Three sexual health clinics in the United Kingdom communicate a variety of test results to patients via text message (rather than by telephone or in person). Each morning, a health adviser gathers...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic Offers Testing-Only Express Visit to Eligible Patients, Leading to Shorter Waits, Increased Throughput 12/19/08

The Denver Metro Health Clinic, a sexually transmitted infections clinic, uses a triage system to identify low-risk individuals who qualify for an express “testing-only” visit that screens for...

Gonorrhea Community Action Project Improves Preventive Health Care For Adolescents in Harlem 02/20/08

The Gonorrhea Community Action Project was a national, multisite project to design and implement interventions to increase access to and improve the quality of health care services in communities...

QualityTools

Improving Chlamydia Screening: Strategies from Top Performing Health Plans 03/19/08

This report provides practical examples of successful initiatives to increase chlamydia screenings. It includes three examples of chlamydia screening strategies of top performing health plans:

  • Profile A: Multifaceted approach to...
Frequently Asked Questions About HIV and STD Testing 12/17/07

This tool provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing.

It addresses the following questions:

  • What is HIV and should I be...

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