SPNS Initiative: Assessing Existing Efforts to Increase Adherence to Medications

SPNS Initiative: Assessing Existing Efforts to Increase Adherence to Medications

January 2006
New York Academy of Medicine

The SPNS Assessing Existing Efforts to Increase Adherence to Medications Initiative (1998-2003) goal was to assess innovative interventions to increase adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) among underserved populations. 

Evaluation Center

The New York Academy of Medicine served as the Center for Adherence Support Evaluation (CASE) for this SPNS initiative.

Demonstration Sites

Demonstration project recipients included: the Health Services Center (Anniston, AL); Chase Brexton Health Services (Baltimore, MD); Columbia University Harlem Hospital Center (New York, NY); Columbia University School of Public Health (New York, NY); Dimock Community Health Center (Roxbury, MA); Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD); Mission Neighborhood Health Center (San Francisco, CA); Multnomah County Health Department (Portland, OR); New York State Health Department (AIDS Institute, Renssalaer, NY); North Broward Hospital District (Fort Lauderdale, FL); University of California, San Francisco; and Washington University (St. Louis, MO).