Hepatitis C Clinical Exchange Network

About Us

The Hepatitis C Clinical Exchange Network (HepCX) is a clinical peer-to-peer learning intervention coordinated by the NYC Health Department. Currently, the network includes 60 clinical providers or Hep C Champions from 39 NYC acute care hospitals. We aim to contribute to the elimination of hepatitis C in New York City. 

HepCX Goals

  1. Improve clinical provider capacity to provide HCV screening, diagnosis, linkage to care, and treatment in NYC
  2. Increase the number of qualified HCV clinical providers
  3. Reduce systemic HCV health care barriers

By participating in HepCX, members will:

  • Meet and exchange information in virtual and in-person settings
  • Learn best practices in HCV screening, diagnosis, treatment and management
  • Act as Hep C Champions by bringing information back to their health care facilities

HepCX Champions

The 60 Hep C Champions in the network include clinical leaders in the fields of hepatology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, and primary care. Hep C Champion are:

  • Recognized and respected by peers
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Experts in the management and treatment of hepatitis C

Accomplishments

Since its inception in September 2015, the HepCX network has contributed to the following:

  • Significantly increased the number of hospitals that implemented hepatitis C antibody with reflex to RNA testing
  • Awarded grants to six hospitals to support HCV care quality improvement projects
  • Linked facilities to HCV clinical provider training through Grand Rounds and webinars
  • Increased the number of providers treating HCV in NYC

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