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Webinar: Community Health Workers (CHWs) in HIV Services: Insights from Virginia

Authors: Baughman, A., Recupero, L., Carr, S.

Date: 2017

Project: Improving Access to HIV Care Using CHWs

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Community Health Workers have the potential to improve outcomes on the HIV care continuum, but what does that look like in a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) funded agency? What is their scope of work and how can they be funded? During this interactive webinar course, the second in a series and presented on Nov. 16, 2017, Leonard Recupero and Susan Carr from the Virginia Department of Health, HIV Services Unit, shared their experiences integrating CHWs into these RWHAP services; working with CHWs to enhance HIV prevention and care services; and improve outcomes along the HIV care continuum. The webinar discussed funding, program planning, and the scope of work for CHWs in HIV care.
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APHA Roundtable: Applying Implementation Science to a Multi-intervention, Multisite Study Linking and Retaining HIV-Positive Patients in Care

Authors: Fox, J.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this roundtable discussion centered on experiences using an implementation science approach to implement four adapted interventions based on previously funded HRSA Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum. The interventions are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center. Handouts linked below included a study design overview, overviews of the intervention structure including enrollment numbers, and data collection tools mapped to the Proctor Model that the study design draws on.

APHA Roundtable: Integrating Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in HIV Primary Care

Authors: Marbach, A.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this roundtable discussion introduced an intervention that seeks to provide individual-level treatment to individuals with HIV who inject drugs and to create systems-level change to improve outcomes for this population. This intervention is currently being implemented at three clinics: University of Kentucky Bluegrass Cares Clinic, Lexington, KY; Centro Ararat, Ponce, Puerto Rico; and MetroHealth, Cleveland, OH. It is one of four interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum that are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center. Below are links to handouts that were distributed at the roundtable.

APHA Presentation: Transitional Care Coordination: Providing a Supportive Link Between Jail and Community HIV Care

Authors: Fox, J., Barker, K. , Betteridge, C., Farel, C.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this presentation introduces an adapted model and implementation results to date of the ongoing implementation and evaluation of an intervention to facilitate linkage of people living with HIV to community-based care and treatment services after incarceration. The intervention is one of four interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum that are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center.

APHA Presentation: Dissemination of Evidence-Informed Interventions: Peer Linkage and Re-Engagement in HIV Care

Authors: Fox, J., Ferguson, A., Weck, L., Berthaud, V., Marbach, A.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this presentation outlines implementation results and lessons learned to date of a peer-based intervention currently being implemented at three clinics: Meharry Medical College, AIDS Care Group, and Howard Brown Health. It introduces standardized intervention materials to provide guidance in implementing a program linking women of color who are newly diagnosed with HIV to care. The intervention is one of four interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum that are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center.