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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Health Information Technology support for HIV Screening and Prevention Services
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Health Information Technology support for HIV Screening and Prevention Services

Environmental scan for Ending the HIV Epidemic

In the 2019-2020 contract year, as part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative HITEQ conducted an environmental scan to determine the role of EHRs and health IT in health center capacity and ability to expand HIV screening and prevention. HITEQ reviewed existing data and existing literature, and conducted 15 interviews with health centers and health center partners. The results are structured as a SWOT analysis, outlining strenths and weaknesses internal to health center health IT systems as well as opportunities and threats, factors that are external to health centers. Download the full document below.

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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.