Evaluation of whether enrollment in Project INSPIRE was associated with differences in HCV treatment and cure compared with a demographically similar group not enrolled in the programme.
Project INSPIRE provides care coordination to HCV patients and a web‐based training program (telementoring) on disease management and treatment by HCV specialists to primary care providers inexperienced in HCV treatment.
Preventing, Identifying and Managing Hepatitis B Virus Infection: City Health Information (NYC Health Dept, 2018)Guidelines, HepCX News
The NYC Health Department recently released the 2018 version of City Health Information (CHI): Preventing, Identifying, and Managing Hepatitis B Virus Infection.
A successful Viral Hepatitis Research Symposium took place on May 24, 2018 at Rockefeller University. This event brought together more than 200 local medical providers, laboratory directors, community service providers, policy-makers and other stakeholders, and DOHMH staff to r...
Hep B Testing Health Code Amendment Adopted in NYC! In order to improve complete hepatitis B diagnostic testing, care and treatment rates in NYC at the population level, the NYC Board of Health adopted an amendment to the Health Code. The NYC Health Department will receive ne...
The new effort aims to stop the Hepatitis C virus in its tracks by increasing access to medications that can cure Hepatitis C and expanding programs to connect New Yorkers in high-risk communities with wrap-around Hepatitis C prevention, screenings and treatment services.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommend HEPLISAV-B™ for use among individuals age 18 years and older to prevent hepatitis B infection (HBV).
The NYC Health Department recently released the 2018 version of City Health Information (CHI): Diagnosing & Managing Hep C providing guidance to Primary Care Providers in hepatitis C screening, management and treatment.