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Linkage to, Retention in, and Re-engagement in HIV Care (LRC) Chapter

Linkage to, Retention in, and Re-engagement in HIV Care (LRC) Chapter


This chapter of the Compendium categorizes the best practices in promoting Linkage to, Retention in, and Re-engagement in HIV Care among people living with HIV, one of the priorities outlined in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Additional details about the LRC Chapter or the Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) Project can be obtained by contacting PRS.

The complete LRC Chapter includes 12 LRC Best Practices

Updated on April 28, 2016

5 Evidence-Based Interventions (EBIs)

EBIs Target Population Intervention Effects
Retention Through Enhanced Personal Contacts HIV clinic patients inconsistent in care or new clinic patients Retention in HIV Care
ARTAS Recently diagnosed HIV-positive persons Linkage to HIV care
Retention in HIV care
Clinic-based Buprenorphine Treatment Opioid dependent HIV clinic patients Retention in HIV care
Extended Counseling Recently diagnosed HIV-positive patients in Uganda

Linkage to HIV care

Virology FastTrack HIV care providers and their HIV clinic patients Retention in HIV care

7 Evidence-Informed Interventions (EIs)

EIs Target Population Intervention Effects
Bilingual/Bicultural Care Team Hispanic/Latino HIV clinic patients Retention in HIV care
Centralized HIV Services Young black or African American and Hispanic/Latino HIV clinic patients Retention in HIV care
Clinic-Based Surveillance-Informed Patient Retracing
NEW 2016
Out-of-care HIV clinic persons Retention and Re-engagement in HIV Care
HIV Care Coordination Program
 
Persons who are recently diagnosed with HIV or who are at high risk for, or have a history of, suboptimal HIV care outcomes Retention in HIV Care
Project CONNECT Recently diagnosed HIV clinic patients Linkage to HIV care
Stay Connected HIV clinic patients Retention in HIV care
STYLE Recently diagnosed or lost-to-care HIV-positive black or African American and Hispanic/Latino young men who have sex with men

Retention in HIV care

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