Engagement in Care: From Cascade to Continuum to Control

Engagement in Care: From Cascade to Continuum to Control

May 20, 2015
Author:
Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc
National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
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The National HIV/AIDS Strategy and advent of treatment as prevention have brought increased attention from the HIV medical and service provider community to the continuum of HIV care, also known as the “treatment cascade.” The HIV care continuum outlines the different steps or stages of HIV care from diagnosis to viral suppression, and explores the prevalence of individuals living with HIV at each stage. More than 50% of persons diagnosed with HIV are not engaged in regular HIV care. In this webinar,

In this webinar, Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc, discusses the state of engagement in HIV care in the United States and describes individual and population health implications of HIV care engagement. He also discusses approaches that health centers and HIV/AIDS service organizations can take to measure and improve engagement, drawing from research and his experiences at the University of Alabama Birmingham 1917 Clinic. 

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