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<br /> VOL. 29 SUPPL. 2 A SUPPLEMENT TO www.fedprac.com<br /> Maximizing Identification, Engagement, Retention in Care, and<br /> Adherence Among US Veterans With HIV:<br /> Research, Evidence, and Models for Practice<br /> CME release date: 6/1/2012<br /> Valid for credit through: 6/1/2013<br /> Supplement Summary:<br /> Although the prevalence of AIDS is decreasing and incident HIV disease is stable,<br /> rates of HIV infection continue to rise. Identifying patients with HIV as soon as<br /> possible following infection is an important first step in achieving viral suppression<br /> and preventing HIV transmission, and the VA has taken important steps that have<br /> enhanced identification of veterans with HIV. Equally essential, however, are the<br /> subsequent steps of initiating treatment, facilitating treatment adherence, and<br /> retaining patients in care. Veterans with HIV face unique challenges <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=1"> VOL. 29 SUPPL. 2 </a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=2"> Maximizing Identification, Engagement, Retention </a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=3"> Maximizing Identification, Engagement, Rete</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=4"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV Figure 1. Estimated nu</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=5"> CONTINUUM OF HIV CARE Though screening and diagno</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=6"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV of engagement in HIV</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=7"> departments across the US, are to supplement exis</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=8"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV tion, and regardless</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=9"> Health Information Systems and Technology Infra- </a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=10"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV mendations for opt-o</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=11"> well as strategies to overcome them. For example,</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=12"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV HIV-infected veteran</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=13"> Prominent among system-level factors affectin</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=14"> Table 3. Best practices in program </a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=15"> interventions be based on individual patient need</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=16"> CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV CONCLUSION With impr</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=17"> ing for HIV in the era of highly active ant</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=18"> POSTTEST Complete the online CME posttest and ev</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=19"> NOTES</a> <a title="FP HIV Supplement page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cca5d9f9?page=20"> 7 Century Drive · Parsippany NJ 07054-4609 · </a>