Supporting HIV care through education and innovation

Topic: CAREWare

This free, HRSA-supported software can be used to manage HIV/AIDS care service data and submit the RSR. Access the CAREWare Portal on the HRSA/HAB website (for software downloads, version updates, quick start manuals, medication imports). In addition:

  • All CAREWare downloads can also be accessed here, including in Zip format.
  • The CAREWare resources on the TARGET Center, listed below, supplement items on the HRSA/HAB CAREWare webpage and include webcast tutorials and grantee-developed tutorials, manuals, and tools, like the CAREWare Modules, developed by the Oregon Health Authority.

FAQs

  • jProg

    Wiki, FAQ, and documentation site maintained by the CAREWare software developer and Help Desk. Topics covered include: installation, administrative tasks, common questions, advanced tasks, and errors.

Others

  • This active listerv is a great place to get advice and support from your peers. The discussions often cover data-related topics beyond CAREWare.

Websites

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

    Portal on the HRSA/HAB website for CAREWare resources:

Tools

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    June 2014

    This tool, developed by HAB for grantee internal use, creates reports on insurance status and the funding of HIV/AIDS services.  The Tracker accepts import files from CAREWare and the ARIES. An “open” version accepts files in a pre-defined format. 

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    April 2014

    Below for download are two sets of XML files for CAREWare: (1) FINAL XML files to calculate HAB Performance Measures and (2)

Slide sets

Webcasts

Manuals

  • Memphis TGA
    Memphis TGA, July 2011

    CAREWare usage manual developed by a Part A grantee, presenting a review of CAREWare, service categories, and procedures for using CAREWare.

Tools

  • Mecklenberg County, January 2011

    Sample agreement addressing HIPAA and data security, submitted via the CAREWare listserv.

  • Hartford Department of Health and Human Services, January 2010

    Sample agreement submitted via the CAREWare listserv.

  • Hartford Department of Health and Human Services, January 2010

    Sample consent submitted via the CAREWare listserv.

  • Hartford Department of Health and Human Services, January 2010

    Consent form for clients to authorize the sharing of their patient information among HIV care providers in the CAREWare system.

  • Hartford Department of Health and Human Services, January 2010

    Sample user agreement submitted via the CAREWare listserv.

  • LaCAN, April 2011

    Sample agreement from the Louisiana CAREWare Access Network (“LaCAN”), shared via the CAREWare listserv.

Training resources

  • Oregon Health Authority, February 2013

    Multimedia training modules on use of CAREWare, free software developed by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau to manage HIV/AIDS care data and produce the client level data report, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Services Report (RSR).