Hospital Successfully Links Recently Released, HIV-Positive Prisoners to Medical, Mental Health, and Social Services, Reducing Recidivism
A hospital links HIV-positive prisoners to medical care and other social services before and after release to enable successful reentry into the community, leading to enhanced access to these services and less recidivism.
Inner City Hospital Offers HIV Testing to All Emergency Department Patients, Improving Test Access and Subsequent Care for High-Risk Populations
Providers routinely offer HIV testing to emergency department patients as a part of their visit, leading to a 50 percent increase in the number of patients tested.
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.
Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment
A mobile clinic provides screening, education, coaching, and health navigation services to residents of four underserved communities, leading to the identification of many previously undetected chronic conditions, better blood pressure control, and a substantial return on investment.
Free Oral Health Services Enhance Self-Esteem and Employability for Individuals Living With HIV/AIDS, the Homeless, and the Uninsured
An oral health clinic offers free, comprehensive services to community members living with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and to low-income individuals who lack health insurance, enhancing access to dental care, self-esteem, and employability.
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2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) 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.
2013 National Healthcare Quality Report
AIDSinfo Drug Database
The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality and access for the Nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S. Congress. This report measures trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care.
The AIDSinfo Drug Database provides HIV/AIDS drug fact sheets for the drugs most commonly use to treat patients with HIV/AIDS. For each drug, patient, health professional, and Spanish versions are available.
What Is an HIV/AIDS Clinical Trial?
This fact sheet provides information about participating in an HIV/AIDS clinical trial.
Act Against AIDS
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.