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Health Communication vs. Content Marketing

New Media | November 3, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Digital Edge Communications - The Blog

Editor’s Note: recently had the honor of attending and being a part of the Planning Committee for the NIH Digital Summit. Here is the second of 2 blogs about the event from panelist Erin Edgerton Norvell.  Recently, I was honored…

Use of Social Media to Improve Engagement, Retention, and Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum

New Media | November 3, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HRSA

Background: This SPNS initiative will implement and evaluate innovative social media methods to identify, link, and retain HIV positive underserved, underinsured, hard-to-reach youth and young adults (ages 13-34) in HIV primary care and supportive services. These methods include system approaches…

We’re Here to Help

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Cross-posted from CMS Blog

Open Enrollment to sign up for affordable, quality health coverage at begins today. Signing up for health insurance is an important decision and we want you to feel confident that you’ve picked the right plan for 2016. The good…

Hepatitis C in Corrections – A New Resource for Incarcerated People

Rich Feffer, Correctional Health Programs Manager, Hepatitis Education Project

A disproportionate number of people with hepatitis C (HCV) in the U.S. are or have been inmates in jails and prisons. Correctional settings therefore present significant opportunities to provide hepatitis prevention, testing, care, and treatment interventions. To help incarcerated people…

Hepatitis C Initiative in Ryan White Clinics—Findings from a Special Program of National Significance

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) presented findings and lessons from a four-year demonstration project that supported 29 organizations implementing focused interventions designed to increase access to and completion of hepatitis C (HCV) treatment for people also living with…

2016 Open Enrollment: Tips for Consumers to Get Covered and Stay Covered

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Editor’s Note: From HRSA’s ACE TA Center, here are tips and resources for the Affordable Care Act’s Open Enrollment period starting Nov 1.  The third Open Enrollment period for Marketplace health coverage begins on November 1, 2015 and runs through…

FACT SHEET: Improving the Consumer Experience at

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Editor’s note: Open Enrollment for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace begins in 3 days, on November 1. In preparation, CMS released this fact sheet highlighting improvements and new features added to the online marketplace based…

Remembering Dr. Beny Primm

Rest in Peace: Dr. Beny Primm

It is with great sadness that we recognize the passing of Dr. Beny Primm, a stalwart leader in our national response to HIV from the earliest days of the epidemic.  Dr. Primm died on October 16, after a long battle…