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How providers in South Carolina and Texas are overcoming telehealth obstacles

David McSwain, Julie Hall-Barrow, will speak at HIMSS19. The use of telehealth is growing as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continues to expand reimbursement for its use. But there are still some under-recognized challenges to telehealth adoption, according to Dr. David McSwain, chief medical information officer of the Medical University of South Carolina.… Read More »

South Africa reports successful third-line HIV treatment programme

People with resistance to first- and second-line antiretroviral drugs can still achieve high rates of viral suppression in the first year on third-line regimens according to a South African study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Third-line therapy was defined in the study to be any treatment regimen… Read More »

32 “Transformative Grants” Awarded to Groups Fighting HIV in the Deep South

The Gilead COMPASS Initiative awarded Transformative Grants to 32 nonprofits battling the HIV epidemic in the South. Together, the recipients represent all nine states in the deep South, and they’re focused on reducing stigma, building organizational capacity, addressing HIV-related disparities in the South and promoting well-being, mental health and trauma-informed care. An overview of the… Read More »