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Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on HIV Screening and Access to Care
HIV screening and access to care : health care system capacity for increased HIV testing and provision of care / Committee on HIV Screening and Access to Care, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA643.83 .I575 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) HIV-positive persons -- Care -- Government policy -- United States
HIV-positive persons -- Counseling of -- United States
HIV infections -- Treatment -- Government policy -- United States
HIV infections -- United States
AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Counseling of
Physical Description xvii, 96 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Summary Increased HIV screening may help identify more people with the disease, but there may not be enough resources to provide them with the care they need. The Institute of Medicine's Committee on HIV Screening and Access to Care concludes that more practitioners must be trained in HIV/AIDS care and treatment and their hospitals, clinics, and health departments must receive sufficient funding to meet a growing demand for care
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-71)
Also available in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page
Contents Report organization -- Background -- Expanded HIV testing -- Where persons with HIV currently receive care -- HIV-related training and experience of HIV care providers -- The capacity of the HIV/AIDS care delivery system -- Delivery system strategies to maximize capacity of current workforce -- Strategies to increase the number of providers entering and remaining in the HIV/AIDS workforce -- Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the public health and clinical infrastructure -- Summary

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