01.13.09: RW Community Update. Part C Early Intervention grantees' listing has been updated to include the most recent information available on HIV/AIDS programs and services. >> View the Part C grantee list
01.08.09: ADAP Emergency Preparedness Guide. Steps for ADAPs to undertake in preparing for and responding to emergencies. >> View Now
01.05.09: A Web conference titled Ensuring the Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security of your Clients' Data is scheduled for Monday, January 26 at 2:00 pm ET. The session will feature practical strategies for safeguarding client data. >> Register
01.05.09: NQC Guide for Ryan White Part B Grantees. Tool to help Part B-funded States and Territories initiate or refine their QM activities, featuring a framework for quality improvement activities and lessons learned by Part B programs. >> Click Here
12.23.08: Managing Scarcity. New report centered on a series of programs created to support the state’s nine community planning entities located in Part A funded areas at an important turning point in California’s HIV epidemic. >> Click Here
12.23.08: CAREWare Update. HRSA/HAB Group 2 Performance Measures updated to include new fields. Download the measures here. (look under Medications and Performance Measures). Note: Upgrade to build 379 before adding this update.
12.16.08: Web conference scheduled for Thursday, January 8. The topic for the session is Quality Management 101 and HRSA Expectations for Quality Management. >> Register
12.12.08: Quality Training. A NQC Training-of-Trainer (TOT) will be offer in Dallas, TX January 12-14, 2009, and will cover concepts in quality management, adult learning theories, and how to structure and facilitate quality training opportunities. >> Learn More | Apply Now
12.11.08: Planning Council Primer. See the latest version, with updates reflecting the 2006 Ryan White legislation. >> Click Here
12.04.08: Dental Partnerships. New report presents data and lessons learned from Ryan White's HIV/AIDS Community Based Dental Partnership Program. >> Click Here
12.04.08: Fresh Faces of Ryan White. Two programs, one in Missouri and one in New York, receive HRSA/HAB to support their use of peer educators in serving clients living with HIV/AIDS.
12.04.08: One Stop Shop for Info From the 2008 Ryan White Grantee Meeting. >> Click Here
11.25.08: HAB is sponsoring a Web conference titled Models for Integrating Peers into HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment. The session is scheduled for Tuesday, December 16 at 2:00 pm ET. >> Register
11.25.08: Registration is open for the National Quality Center Web conference scheduled for Thursday, December 11. The topic for the session is cultural competency. >> Register
11.25.08: World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. >> Learn More
11.25.08: Health IT Adoption Toolbox: A compilation of planning, implementation, and evaluation resources to help community health centers and other providers implement health IT applications. >> Health IT adoption toolbox
11.04.08: Site of the Month: Care Delivery: Treating Adolescents With HIV - A series of online training modules for health care providers working with HIV-infected youth. >> http://hivcareforyouth.org
11.04.08: Register for Webcasts on the new Ryan White client level data system called RSR. >> Register now and get ready for the January 1, 2009 launch.
10.21.08: HRSA/HAB has released CAREWare Lite, a leaner version of CAREWare for users without electronic health information systems. >> Download the software
10.14.08: Registration is open for the National Quality Center Web conference scheduled for Wednesday, November 12. The topic for the session is cultural competency. >> Register
New Part C grantees have now been added to the community page.
The evaluation report for the 2008 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Grantee Meeting
is now available on the TARGET Center.
10.06.08: The HRSA Office of Health Information Technology is hosting a Web conference Friday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m. ET titled Health Information Technology Privacy and Security. >> Register online
10.02.08: HAB is offering 2008 Ryan White Data Report and ADAP Quarterly Report training in Rockville, MD (Oct 29-31) and Scottsdale, AZ (Dec 3-5). >> Logistics information
09.30.08: The Ryan White Services Report (RSR) is a new data collection and reporting system for Ryan White programs for providing information on programs as well as client level data. >> Information/downloads
09.25.08: Reports suggest that current clinician staffing levels are adequate but shortages are on the horizon in some specialties and geographic areas. A HRSA/HAB report on recommendations for action will be available in the coming months. >> Request more information by email
Input is sought regarding future directions for the National Quality Center in the areas of
services offered; national quality conferences, cross-Part collaboration, and
quality leadership capacity development.
09.23.08: Regional quality management trainings are offered by the National Quality Center to support capacity building. >> Learn more
09.23.08: The National Quality Center has developed a quality management plan review checklist. >> See the checklist
09.23.08: A Modern Paradigm for Improving Healthcare Quality is a monograph offering principles and methodologies for quality improvement. >> View
Adapting Your Practice: Treatment and Recommendations for
Homeless Patients with HIV/AIDS (2008 Edition) has
been added to the Library.
Coding Guidelines for Routine HIV Testing in Health Care Settings is
a new brochure that provides at-a-glance information on CPT and ICD-9-CM
Registration is open for the National Quality Center
Web conference to be held Thursday, October 9. The topic for
the session is Supporting Patient Self-Management.
New Part B case management standards for Virginia have been added to the Library. The standards
move Ryan White activities towards a clinical case management HIV model.
09.02.08: A Web conference titled Data Reporting: Building Effective Partnerships with your Contractors is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24 at 2:00 pm ET. The session will feature the perspectives of two grantees on how to implement data collection and reporting procedures that work for grantees and their contracted service providers. >> Register
09.02.08: AIDS.gov is conducting a Webinar titled Underserved Populations and New Media Use is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24 at 3:00 pm ET. The session will focus on how new media can be used to reach diverse communities. >> More information
09.02.08: Applications are being accepted for intensive TA to help agencies build their HIV primary medical care capacity to serve underserved populations. The deadline is September 15. Learn more at www.hivta.org or contact Debra McGruder by email or by phone at 202-884-8840.