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Making the Connection: Promoting Engagement and Retention in HIV Medical Care Among Hard-to-Reach Populations

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Tobias, C., Rehbolz, C.

Date: 2008

Project: CORE

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Medical Home, Supportive Services

Produced by the HRSA/SPNS Outreach Initiative, this resource provides techniques, case studies, and multiple outreach/intake/monitoring tools on engaging and retaining hard-to-reach PLWHA in care.

Factors Associated with Engaging Socially Marginalized HIV Positive Persons in Primary Care

Authors: Rumptz, M.H., Tobias, C., Rajabiun, S., Bradford, J.B., Cabral, H.J., Young, R., Cunningham, W.E.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

This article was published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs in 2007.  This paper examines factors associated with engaging socially marginalized HIV-positive persons in primary care using interview and chart review data from 984 clients presenting for services at 10 agencies participating in a multisite demonstration project.

The Provider Role in Client Engagement in HIV Care

Authors: Mallinson, R.K., Rajabiun, S., Coleman, S.M.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

This article appeared in AIDS Patient Care and STDs in 2007. This qualitative study examined the process by which persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) engage in primary HIV medical care for treatment.

Program Design and Evaluation Strategies for the SPNS Outreach Initiative

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Cabral, H.J., Tobias, C., Relf, M.V.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

Through its Targeted HIV Outreach and Intervention Model Development (Outreach Initiative), the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) program funded ten demonstration sites to implement and evaluate strategies to engage and retain underserved populations living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in HIV primary medical care. This paper describes the study design and methods used to implement and evaluate this large multisite initiative. 

“Getting Me Back on Track”: the Role of Outreach Interventions in Engaging and Retaining People Living with HIV/AIDS in Medical Care

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Mallinson, R.K., McCoy, K., Coleman, S.M., Drainoni, M,L., Rebholz, C., Holbert, T.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits

This article appeared in AIDS Patient Care and STDs Sept. 1, 2007. It describes a qualitative study that investigated the process of engagement in HIV medical care from the perspective of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).