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Dr. Fauci Kicks Off Facebook Live at Ryan White 2016

Following his plenary remarks at the opening of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment on August 23, NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci joined us for a Facebook Live session with HRSA’s Letitia Robinson. Dr. Fauci is…

Updated: Common Patient Assistance Program Application Reduces Barriers to HIV Medication Access

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This month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with seven pharmaceutical companies and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors  (NASTAD), released an updated Common Patient Assistance Program Application  (CPAPA).  Developed in 2012,…

2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment: Day One Recap

81% of RWAP clients are virally supressed

More than 2,400 HIV care and treatment leaders, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, stakeholders, and those on the front lines providing direct care to people living with HIV convened in Washington, DC yesterday for the kickoff of the 2016 National…

The Evolution of Ryan White HIV/Care

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Cross-posted from Guest Editorial for Leading with Race, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), 8/18/16

Rapid change does not typically drive progress in health care. Historically, proven interventions are adopted over decades under the best of circumstances, like life-saving Vitamin A for children with measles or Beta-blockers to improve survival after a heart attack. HIV…

Trends on Tuesday: Latino Users Lead Mobile Use in U.S.

New Media | August 23, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Digital Gov Blog

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog, cross-posted from DigitalGov, highlights the Pew Research Center’s report about the usage of mobile devices among Latinos. We are sharing this blog because Latinos are disproportionately impacted by the HIV epidemic. Data around this population’s Internet…

On the Horizon

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Summary: Find out what’s going on with ONAP in the next few months — and how you can contribute! The next few months are an important time for our community to gather, reflect on the progress of recent years, and…

#RyanWhite2016: supports HRSA conference

New Media | August 19, 2016 Read the full post
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The 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment begins on August 23, in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This year’s theme, Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access. Optimizing Care. Transforming Public Health., recognizes…

Patient Benefits Coordinator Helps Tribal Members Enroll in Health Coverage

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Cross-posted from Indian Health Service - Newsroom

Jody Guardipee, a Patient Benefits Coordinator at Blackfeet Community Hospital in northwest Montana, knows firsthand that educating tribal members about their health care choices is key to building healthy families and healthy communities. Jody talks to patients daily on the…