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These stories highlight people, programs, and topics to inspire and inform the Ryan White community.

  • December 2017

    Evidence-informed interventions for linking, re-engaging, and retaining persons with HIV (PWH) in HIV care. Interventions were tested by HRSA's Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) program. The manuals are for Ryan White-funded (and...

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    November 2017

    Guest Blog from His Health - Online training for health care professionals on delivery of HIV care for black men who have sex with men (MSM) is available from His Health, a HRSA-funded training initiative. His Health offers a full range of...

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    November 2017

    Cross-posted from Blog - Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 29, 2017

    The Health Resources and...

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    October 2017

    Each, year, 11 national and international HIV/AIDS Awareness Days focus attention on specific populations and issues.

    See HIV.GOV for detailed information on the Awareness Days. Learn about related Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program activities...
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    October 2017

    Cross-post of 10/3/17 blog. By Michelle Vatalaro, Health Literacy Lead, In It Together project, and Mira Levinson, Project Director, In It Together project 

    October is Health Literacy Month, so now is a great time to start on the...

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    September 2017

    The final day of USCA 2017 included a HRSA session, Supporting the Leadership of Jurisdictions in Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning. This workshop reviewed the status of HRSA and CDC efforts to promote integrated HIV prevention and care...

  • September 2017

    We covered three sessions today: a morning HRSA workshop on HIV care data, an afternoon session on the National HIV Curriculum (see below), and a lunchtime plenary session featuring speakers from federal agencies HRSA, CDC, NIH, and the HHS ...

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    September 2017

    Two sessions we attended today focused on the tremendous strides that are being made in the area of HIV care and treatment. The first covered ongoing work within Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs (RWHAP) to improve the quality of HIV care. The second...

  • September 2017
    Models and Best Practices

    People who receive services through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) do far better in terms of retention in care and viral suppression compared with the general population of people living with HIV in the United...

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    August 2017

    Highlights from Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Associate Administrator and Conference Co-Chair

    The field of HIV/AIDS care and treatment continues to evolve rapidly. Groundbreaking developments in HIV research are...

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    July 2017

    The National Quality Center (NQC), a HRSA-funded cooperative agreement, has announced the winners of the 2017 Quality of Care Awards. Each year NQC receives a multitude of applications that show the sophistication of the quality improvement work...

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    July 2017

    From the National Quality Center (now called CQII), from an ongoing series of profiles of activities and insights from Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program agencies implementing clinical quality management.

    When it became a [Ryan White HIV/AIDS...

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    March 2017

    CAREWare users are problem-solvers of a group kind. And they act pretty fast.

    In mid-January, there was a mini-flurry of concerns on the CAREWare listserv that client records were “disappearing” from the CAREWare database. Agencies...

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    February 2017

    Conference poster sessions are standard offerings at national meetings but, for some attendees, they get overlooked in the mix of workshops and plenaries and, well, eating and talking to colleagues. That’s why we are bringing a mini-recap of just...

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    January 2017

    Any reasonably well functioning agency will have some type of new employee orientation. Ryan White agencies should put a premium on orientation given the amount of turnover in the HIV workforce. Add to that the passage of time and potential loss...

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    January 2017

    Cross-Posted from HIV.GOV Blog

    According to data from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP), people living with HIV who are temporarily or unstably housed have lower rates of retention in care and viral suppression. A new $3.6 million,...

  • November 2016

    This is a cross-post of a cross-post: an HHS Blog found in the HIV.Gov Blog.

    When people have stable living conditions, it positively impacts their health. Programs across the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognize...

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    November 2016

    These pages provide resources from the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment, held August 23-26 under the theme "Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access, Optimizing Care, Transforming Public Health." 

    See presentation...
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    November 2016
    Day One

    One does not typically characterize advances in health care as moments to celebrate. While things may improve for many, the reality that not everyone is benefiting motivates us to continue our work. Such was the message, one of many...

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    November 2016
    Day Two

    Thousands of staff members from Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) sites across the nation reconvened for the Day 2 plenary panel of the national conference to learn more about how social determinants of health (e.g., poverty, lack of...

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    November 2016
    Day Four

    Here are the numbers from the 2016 National Ryan White Conference: 4 days; 190 workshops; 4 plenaries; 150 posters. Also available is a Clinical Pathway that is available online in case you missed it, and a call to action to end the...

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    November 2016

    The following is an interview by Dr. Laura Cheever, Associate Administrator for HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau, and Chair of the Clinical Pathway, held at the 2016 Ryan White Conference. Cheever outlined highlights from sessions held at the Clinical...

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    November 2016
    Day Three

    This plenary session, featuring CDC and RWHAP recipients, focused on innovations in HIV care. Specifically, these involved the integration of HIV prevention and care and treatment systems and interventions, and RWHAP approaches to...

  • September 2016

    At USCA 2016, HRSA staff presented 11 sessions, including a HRSA Pathway track, and collaborated on a handful of Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) sessions. HRSA happenings at USCA 2016 are presented on this page and include...

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    August 2016

    This is a cross-post of a guest editorial by Dr. Laura Cheever, HRSA Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS, from Leading with Race, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), 8/18/16.

    Rapid change does not typically drive progress in health care...