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How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights Img

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.

Brian Wood, M.D.

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...

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.

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...

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....