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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ending the HIV Epidemic: Leveraging the EHR and Azara DRVS for HIV Quality Improvement

Start Date: 9/14/2021 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 9/14/2021 1:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: via ZOOM

United States 

Organization Name: WVPCA

Emma White
Email: emma.white@wvpca.org
Phone: 304-346-0032

The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America is a ten-year initiative beginning in FY 2020 to achieve the important goal of reducing new HIV infections to less than 3,000 per year by 2030. As HRSA has noted, community health centers are an integral partner in reducing HIV in the communities they serve. Please join the West Virginia Primary Care Association (WVPCA), HITEQ, MAAETC, and Gilead for an exciting five-part webinar series to assist health centers with preparing to meet the goal of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative by sharing useful strategies both with data/HIT and clinical interventions. 

Data is the foundation of an efficient and effective quality improvement program. Utilizing electronic health records (EHRs) and population health tools, such as Azara DRVS, are proven strategies for enhancing workflows, increasing HIV screenings, and generating referrals for people at risk for or living with HIV. Please join Jamal Refuge from HITEQ and Staci Arnold of the WVPCA, to learn more about these approaches and how they can help end the HIV epidemic in your community.  

Staci Arnold, Data Services and Integration Specialist and HITEQ: Jamal Refuge, MPH, Ending the HIV Epidemic Specialist

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify at least two workflow strategies that can be implemented to support routine HIV screening
  • Describe at least one population health/EHR strategy to support routine HIV screening
  • Describe the importance of leveraging data to improve HIV screening

Nursing CE available pending final approval.

See webinar series information here.

Data/HIT staff, EHR Managers, Quality Improvement Staff, and Nurse Managers.

Registration closes on September 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET.

CE Information: The WVPCA is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the West Virginia Board of Nursing (WVPBRN Provider #50-26228). CE credit hours will be available pending final approval. 

Marketing Release: Classes or events sponsored by the West Virginia Primary Care Association (WVPCA) may be photographed, video-recorded, or audio-recorded. Attendance at a WVPCA class or event constitutes the consent of all attendees. The future broadcast, publication, or other us of photographs, videos, or recordings is solely at the discretion of WVPCA.

Funding: This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) award totaling $990,968 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 9/13/2021 5:00 PM

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The WVPCA is the largest organized primary care network in the state.