HIV

Innovations

Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment 01/22/14

A mobile clinic known as the Family Van provides free screening, education, coaching, and health navigation services to residents of four underserved communities in Boston who face numerous...

Emergency Department Uses Tool To Identify At-Risk Patients in Need of HIV Testing, Leading to Same Number of Newly Diagnosed Patients with Fewer Screening Tests 12/18/13

Instead of attempting to screen all patients for HIV, the Denver Health Medical Center emergency department uses an electronic risk assessment tool known as the Denver HIV Risk Score to estimate a...

New York State Legislation Leads to More HIV Testing and Linking of HIV-Positive Patients to Followup Care 02/19/13

Effective September 2010, New York became the first state to require that hospitals and primary care providers offer an HIV test to all patients between the ages of 13 and 64 years. The law also...

Hospital HIV Clinic Offers Convenient, Proactive Screening for Anal Cancer, Enabling Identification and Treatment of Precancerous Lesions 02/11/13

The HIV clinic at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL, encourages men with HIV to be screened annually for anal cancer and makes it easy and convenient for them to do so by offering all aspects...

Low-Income, Rural HIV/AIDS Patients Receive Regular Text Messages, Leading to Higher Quality of Life and Greater Engagement in Care 10/04/11

In an HIV/AIDS patient engagement pilot study, predominantly rural, low-income, African-American HIV patients who had been absent from care (or at risk of becoming disengaged) received regular,...

QualityTools

2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report 06/26/14

The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time. This report measures...

2013 National Healthcare Quality Report 06/19/14

The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality and access for the Nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S....

Act Against AIDS 01/13/14

Act Against AIDS is a 5-year national campaign to combat complacency about HIV/AIDS. The Act Against Aids Web site provides resources for campaigns targeted to the general public, at-risk populations, and health care professionals,...

New York State Department of Health HIV Testing Resources 03/26/13

This Web site offers a collection of information and resources on HIV testing from the New York Department of Health AIDS Institute. The resources, for health care professionals, include reports, toolkits, forms, training, and health screening...

HIV Care Coordination Tools 03/20/13

The HIV Care Coordination Tools resource page offers information, tools, and other educational materials for HIV-related health care, housing, and supportive service providers.

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