Providing Primary Care and Preventative Medical Services in Ryan White – Funded Medical Care Setting
Client: HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA/HAB)
The treatment advances in HIV/AIDS care are allowing people living with HIV/AIDS to live longer, fuller lives. As the impact of HIV/AIDS disease is changing, so are the health care needs of PLWHA. HIV/AIDS care needs to improve overall well-being by including strategies to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles, and manage other chronic conditions. This shift requires more integration of HIV/AIDS disease management and primary care. The goals of this project was for Mission Analytics, as a subcontractor to Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc., to identify the types of primary and preventative care services provided by Ryan White clinics, models of service provision, gaps in care, and strategies for filling those gaps.