Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
May 10, 2021, 11:54:40 pm

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 759575
  • Total Topics: 64409
  • Online Today: 260
  • Online Ever: 4912
  • (November 13, 2019, 02:56:14 am)
Users Online
Users: 1
Guests: 198
Total: 199

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Do I Have HIV?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: 88% of PLHIV Receiving Ryan White Care Are Have Viral Suppression  (Read 599 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Jim Allen

  • Administrator
  • Member
  • Posts: 17,048
  • Twitter @JimAllenDublin
    • HIV Lessons
Good results.

https://www.poz.com/article/88-people-hiv-receiving-ryan-white-care-viral-suppression

Quote
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced that people with HIV who receive medical care subsidized by the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) achieved a record viral suppression rate of 88% in 2019.

Quote
In 2019, 88.1% of people receiving any Ryan White–covered services had a suppressed viral load, up from 69.5% in 2010.

By comparison, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 64.7% of all people with diagnosed HIV in the United States have an undetectable viral load.
HIV 101 - Everything you need to know
HIV 101
Read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
Read about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
Read about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

Offline leatherman

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,857
  • Google and HIV meds are Your Friends
Re: 88% of PLHIV Receiving Ryan White Care Are Have Viral Suppression
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2020, 12:33:52 pm »
the Ryan White program has been a great boon for people living with HIV in America (approx 1.2 million). About half of those people (533+k) receive direct care (and medications) through the program. Since most HIV clinics/doctors/providers receive Ryan White funding, almost all PLWH receive better quality care because of the quality standards required in Ryan White funding. It's a win-win situation for all PLWH!

I've been a consumer advocate with the Ryan White Quality Management Programs in both North and South Carolina for over 10 years. (I live near the state line in SC but I receive healthcare in NC, so I took advantage of the opportunity to work with both states) I have been a part of gathering and evaluating data locally and at the state level, and using that data to not only ensure that providers are meeting the quality standards but to evaluate interventions that can help providers improve the care PLWH are receiving.

I would certainly encourage anyone who wondered how the system works, wanted to know more about services they might be eligible for, and/or wanted to help reduce the transmission of HIV and increase the amount of PLWH receiving meds and reaching UD, to check with their providers about being a part of the RW quality management team at their clinic, area health care providers, or state-level. We never have enough PLWH consumer voices at the table when our health care providers are discussing the health care that they are providing us. There should be nothing about us, without us at the table too so please consider if you have some time to help out the Ryan White program in your city or state.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2021 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.