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The HHS-wide initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America seeks to leverage the powerful data and tools now available to reduce new HIV infections in the United States by 75 percent in five years and by 90 percent by 2030. HITEQ is identifying best practices and barriers to using health IT to support early diagnosis, application of proven prevention interventions including access to PrEP, and sustained treatment for people living with HIV to achieve and maintain viral suppression.

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Event date: 12/5/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Export event
Expanding HIV Prevention Efforts and Treatment through Telehealth
Alyssa Carlisle

Expanding HIV Prevention Efforts and Treatment through Telehealth

HRSA Telehealth Learning Series

This webinar discussed issues rural Americans face in accessing HIV care and the opportunities that telemedicine provides to extend services in a way that addresses barriers to care that are unique to this population. It also presented opportunities to leverage existing infrastructures to support the extension of services and how to assess the costs and benefits of utilizing telehealth in place of traditional service delivery models.

 

Learning Objectives:

- Understand the issues rural Americans face in accessing HIV care and the opportunities that telemedicine provides to extend services in a way that addresses barriers to care that are unique to that population.

- Identify opportunities to leverage existing infrastructures to support the extension of services.

- Assess the costs and benefits of utilizing telehealth in place of traditional service delivery models.

Featured Speakers:

Cody J. Shafer, Prevention Services Coordinator | Ryan White Part B Program Contractor | HIV Special Projects Division | NuCara Pharmacy 

Michael Ray Murphree, CEO | Medical Advocacy and Outreach

 

For more information about the series, contact Nancy Rios at NRios@hrsa.gov. For more resources and tools about telehealth, visit https://www.hrsa.gov/rural-health/telehealth/index.html.     

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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.