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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 4/23/2014
An emergency department uses an eight-variable risk assessment tool to determine which patients should be tested for undiagnosed HIV, leading to the identification of the same number of HIV-positive patients as through universal screening, thus suggesting greater cost-effectiveness.
Hospital HIV Clinic Offers Convenient, Proactive Screening for Anal Cancer, Enabling Identification and Treatment of Precancerous Lesions 4/23/2014
An HIV clinic proactively encourages men with HIV to be screened for anal cancer each year and makes it easy for them to do so, leading to enhanced access to screening and the identification and removal of precancerous lesions.
Multiagency Collaboration Improves Access to Culturally Sensitive Care and Support Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Seniors 4/9/2014
A community-based collaboration enhanced access to a safe and caring network of health, legal, and social services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors in San Diego County, leading to better mental health and an increased willingness to disclose sexual orientation to providers and others.
Community Health Centers Integrate Rapid HIV Screening Into Routine Primary Care, Leading to Significant Increases in Testing Rates 3/12/2014
Health centers offer rapid HIV testing to patients as part of routine primary care, leading to a significant increase in testing rates.
Policy Inclusive Policies, Communication Protocols and Ongoing Training Lead to Culturally Competent Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients 3/12/2014
A medical center implemented new policies, systems, communication protocols and training programs to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients, leading to more equitable, culturally competent care.
QualityTools
Act Against AIDS 4/23/2014
The Act Against Aids Web site provides resources aimed at reducing complacency about HIV/AIDS and reducing the risk of HIV infection among at-risk populations. 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health: Sexual Risk Behavior Publications and Resources 3/27/2013
This Web site offers resources to support HIV and sexually transmitted diseases prevention programs in schools.
Heritage Month Toolkit 11/14/2012
This toolkit provides community leaders with materials to facilitate the planning and implementation of their culturally tailored tobacco control activities.
LGBTQ Communities: Motivation to Quit Smoking Quitguide 11/14/2012
This booklet and resource directory provides information, motivational support, and tips for individuals within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities to quit smoking.
REALtalkDC 11/14/2012
The REALtalkDC campaign is geared towards young people in the District of Columbia (DC). The campaign reaches youth by providing sexual health information online and through a text messaging service that allows users to text "REALtalk" to 61827 to get information on where to get tested in DC.

Last updated: April 23, 2014.