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How a Midwestern HIV Clinic Rapidly Adjusted to the Spreading COVID-19 Pandemic

At the University of Nebraska Medical Center, HIV care providers scrambled to set up new systems in hopes of maintaining retention in care and viral suppression among as many patients as possible.

By Larry Buhl
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Long-Acting Injectable HIV Treatment Still Appears Safe and Effective—and Largely Accessible Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

Research newly presented at the IDWeek 2020 conference yields further promising data on injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine, as well as encouraging info regarding COVID-19 disruptions in treatment delivery.

By Larry Buhl
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How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights

Two studies presented at IDWeek 2017 looked at patient and provider issues that impact retention in care and offered new insights that might help end disparities in the HIV care continuum.

By Sony Salzman
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Benefits and Barriers to Decentralized HIV Care for Patients in Underserved Communities

People living with HIV who must travel long distances to their HIV care providers -- or are out of care due to a shortage of local providers -- are highly vulnerable to disease progression, which increases the likelihood of transmitting HIV. Brian Wo...

By Olivia G. Ford
Treatment Adherence Optimization: Acting With Humility to Move Beyond Preconceived Ideas Img

Treatment Adherence Optimization: Acting With Humility to Move Beyond Preconceived Ideas

"The first lesson in adherence is that preconceived ideas about who will be adhering and who will not are often wrong," said Carlos Del Rio, M.D., a professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.

By Sony Salzman
Intensive Intervention Re-Engages Patients Lost to Care in Inner-City Philadelphia Clinic Img

Intensive Intervention Re-Engages Patients Lost to Care in Inner-City Philadelphia Clinic

Actively identifying patients living with HIV who have been lost to care and then implementing a brief, focused, patient-oriented bundled intervention in two dedicated office visits improved re-engagement in HIV care at a large urban HIV clinic in Ph...

By Theo Smart
Factors Associated With 10 Years of Continuous Viral Load Suppression on HIV Treatment Img

Factors Associated With 10 Years of Continuous Viral Load Suppression on HIV Treatment

There is no magic formula for achieving at least 10 years of continuous viral load suppression in people living with HIV. However, a poster presented at IDWeek 2014 shows several factors that may be associated with continuous viral load suppression....

By Theo Smart