Transitional Care Coordination: From Jail Intake to Community HIV Primary Care
This intervention is part of the Dissemination of Evidence-Informed Interventions project—the first SPNS project of its kind to apply a rigorous implementation science approach and evaluate intervention replication and fidelity of evidence-informed intervention models across the country.
Data to Care (D2C) is a public health strategy that uses HIV surveillance data, pharmacy fill data, clinic appointment data, and other treatment and care data sources to identify persons with HIV who are not in care, link them to medical and social services, and support the HIV Care Continuum.
Community Health Workers: Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care
Ten organizations across the U.S. integrated CHWs into their multidisciplinary care teams, through Improving Access to Care: Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care, a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) initiative from 2016 to 2019.
Using a Multidisciplinary Approach to Improve Retention in HIV Care
A hospital-based clinic affiliated with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania implemented a multidisciplinary approach to strengthen outreach to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients and improve care retention. Clients served with the multidisciplinary approach had higher rates of retention in care.
RWHAP Provider Use of Regional HIEs to Find and Re-engage Patients in Care
“Office Hours” is a technical assistance platform that allows Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipient and provider staff to talk with their peers in an informal setting about specific technical challenges and solutions. These hour-long calls will include a short presentation by a RWHAP recipient or provider about their data management approach.
Preliminary Results from a Text Messaging Outreach Initiative to Reengage People Lost to HIV Care
Preliminary results from an ongoing RWHAP clinic initiative to use text messaging as a re-engagement strategy to bring lost patients back to care, which may be a more manageable and possibly equally effective re-engagement strategy when compared to phone outreach.
Harnessing Electronic Health Record Technologies to Improve Retention in HIV Care
Demonstration of how the development of a robust, HIV-specific retention module within a hospital’s the EHR (Epic) helped retention-in-care efforts and demonstrates how technology can be harnessed to retain patients in care, improve HIV care continuum outcomes, and help communities end the HIV epidemic.
Impact of COVID-19 protocols on Recruitment for an Engagement in Care Program for Returning Citizens
Exploratory study to understand recruitment challenges faced by an HIV engagement in care project for Black women, incorporating constructs from the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research.
Leveraging Housing Opportunities to Promote Retention in Care for People with HIV
The Leveraging Housing Opportunities to Promote Retention in Care for People with HIV program in New York City offers three types of housing-related supportive services (rental assistance, housing placement assistance, or supportive permanent housing).
Integrated HIV and Opioid Addiction Treatment with Buprenorphine
Intervention consisting of on-site buprenorphine treatment guided by an experienced HIV physician who is
trained to incorporate motivational interviewing techniques into routine medical visits to provide substance use behavior counseling.