AIDS Care Project Makes Acupuncture Treatment Accessible to People Living With HIV/AIDS
The AIDS Care Project increases access to free and low-cost acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and shiatsu for underinsured Boston-area residents with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and other conditions.
Nurse-Led Assessment and Tailored Intervention Did Not Improve Adherence to Medication Regimens in HIV/AIDS Patients
A nurse-led program did not improve adherence to antiretroviral medications for patients with human immunodeficiency virus who are either homeless or live in marginal housing.
Comprehensive, Patient-Centered Program Incorporates Strategies That Help HIV Patients Maintain Their Health, Leading to Enhanced Adherence, Better Outcomes, and Fewer Deaths
A multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach to care delivery incorporates a variety of strategies designed to offer comprehensive care and encourage the patient–provider connection, leading to enhanced adherence, better outcomes, and fewer deaths.
County Health Department Enacts Systems-Based Changes in Primary Care Sites, Leading to Enhanced Access to Care and Improved Outcomes for HIV/AIDS Patients
A county health department enhanced access to routine care and improved outcomes by enacting a number of systems-based changes across three primary care sites serving patients with HIV/AIDS, including intensive patient tracking and outreach, flexible scheduling, self-management education and peer support, and renewed emphasis on having an annual comprehensive physical examination.
Community Health Center-Jail Partnerships Improve Care During and After Incarceration, Reduce Jail-Based Violence and Deaths and Enhance Access to Community-Based Care
A partnership between local jails and community health providers facilitates the provision of appropriate health care to inmates and ensures continued, coordinated care upon their release, leading to reductions in jail violence and deaths and enhanced access to care.
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A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS, 2004 Edition
This 180-page guide addresses several important aspects of primary care and treatment for patients with HIV/AIDS.
A Pocket Guide to Adult HIV/AIDS Treatment: Companion to A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS, August 2004 Edition
This 58-page pocket guide is provided as an information resource to assist physicians and other health professionals in the appropriate treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.
Initial History and Physical Assessment Form for HIV Patients
This comprehensive form can be used by health care providers to collect information at the initial interview session for all new patients in an HIV program.
2009 National Healthcare Quality Report
The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality for the Nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S. Congress.
2011 National Healthcare Disparities Report
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report 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.