Tools for Professionals

Find useful tools below to support your prevention, management and treatment work.

Tool | Clear Communication Index Widget (CDC)

The CDC’s Clear Communication Index Widget is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication materials for your organization or practice. You can put to the test print or web-based materials you have already drafted and make improvements for optimum use and understanding. The Clear Communication Index is designed to help you communicate clearly … Continue reading Tool | Clear Communication Index Widget (CDC)

Rapid Teen Substance Use Screening Tool for Clinicians (NIDA)

A Rapid Teen Substance Use Screening Tool for Clinicians | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) “In the past year, on how many days have you used alcohol?…smoked cigarettes or used other tobacco products?…used marijuana?” The answers to these questions can help a busy health care provider flag a teen’s problematic use of these substances, … Continue reading Rapid Teen Substance Use Screening Tool for Clinicians (NIDA)

Provider Reporting | How to Report Diseases, Events & Conditions to the NYC Health Dept

Provider Reporting: How to Report Diseases, Events, and Conditions to the New York City Health Department. The Guide provides a Table of all reportable diseases, and events including instructions on how and when they should be reported. The Guide is currently available on-line at http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/hcp/reporting-guide.pdf. Please share with your colleagues and email Molly Kratz (mkratz@health.nyc.gov) … Continue reading Provider Reporting | How to Report Diseases, Events & Conditions to the NYC Health Dept

EncephalApp | Smartphone app to identify hepatic encephalopathy in 5 mins

Up to 50% of cirrhosis patients are at risk for — or may already have — covert hepatic encephalopathy, whose symptoms are particularly hard to diagnose using a routine physical examination. In a researcher blog from DDW, Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MBBS, MD, MS, offers insight into his new smartphone application that can quickly identify patients … Continue reading EncephalApp | Smartphone app to identify hepatic encephalopathy in 5 mins

National Hepatitis Testing Day: Planning Toolkit (CDC)

See the NYC Hepatitis Tester Toolkit Dear Partner, Hepatitis Awareness Month and the fourth annual national Hepatitis Testing Day on May 19th are just around the corner. Below are links to specific resources, as well as some suggestions on how to help spread the word about viral hepatitis.  Throughout the month of May, we will … Continue reading National Hepatitis Testing Day: Planning Toolkit (CDC)

CME | Hep C Clinical Education Initiative @ NYS Dept of Health

The New York State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) provides a wealth of resources for medical providers. From educational trainings to technical assistance, our mission is to support medical providers so they may provide the highest quality care for their patients.   One tool is the Clinical Consultation Line which connects medical providers … Continue reading CME | Hep C Clinical Education Initiative @ NYS Dept of Health

CDC Launches “Prevention Through Health Care” Website

New Website Launched on Health System Changes On May 5, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) launched the Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Through Health Care Website, an online resource to help state, local, and tribal public health agencies, community-based organizations, and other partners leverage changes in the … Continue reading CDC Launches “Prevention Through Health Care” Website

Hep C Meds: Patient Assistance Programs (Private & Pharma)

Medication Patient Assistance Programs Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Hepatitis C. HCV Advocate. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Programs. Brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get free or low-cost medicines through the public or private program that’s right for them. Medications Covered: … Continue reading Hep C Meds: Patient Assistance Programs (Private & Pharma)

Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs

Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs Providing Services in affiliation with the Injection Drug Users Health Alliance (IDUHA) www.IDUHA.org Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual – Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are … Continue reading Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs

Free/Low Cost Hepatitis Care & Treatment

Hep-Cap Hep C evaluation, care and treatment at no cost to eligible patients. Funded by the NYS Department of Health. Two locations: Mount Sinai Primary Care HCV Program. Contact: Jocelyn.camacho@mountsinai.org Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Substance Abuse. Contact: lcockerham-colas@dosa.aecom.yu.edu Public Hospitals (HHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are required to provide care regardless of ability to … Continue reading Free/Low Cost Hepatitis Care & Treatment

Touro Pharmacy Interns: Seeking placement at NYC organizations

Touro College of Pharmacy: Internship Program 230 W 125th Street New York, New York 10027   Touro College of Pharmacy strives to prepare students to be competent, caring, and ethical professionals dedicated to providing individualized care to patients, involved in community health, and supporting the health care team. If you are interested in developing a … Continue reading Touro Pharmacy Interns: Seeking placement at NYC organizations

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