2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit Presentations

Presentations from the 2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit held in Austin on May 12-13, 2016 Thursday, May 12 Evaluation and Integration: Essential Components for Successful ED HIV Testing Programs (Gardner, Moore) (PDF) Linkage to Care Models (Clark) (PDF) Quality Improvement: Quality Management Core Tool Instructions (Clark) (PDF) Friday, May 13 State of the State … Continue reading 2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit Presentations

2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Update

The Texas Department of State Health Services will host the 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference on October 4-6, 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. The theme of the conference is Empowering Transformations – A New Generation of HIV/STD PrEPardedness, Prevention and Care. This biennial event is designed for HIV/STD health professionals who serve Texans … Continue reading 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Update

PrEP in Practice: Considerations for HIV Prevention among Women of Color

Sponsored by The Well Project and The Women’s Collective Tuesday, May 10 12:00–1:30 pm ET This webinar will provide an overview PrEP for women, with a specific focus on women of color, through a multi-disciplinary approach. HIV and HIV Prevention Among US Women: A Role for PrEP – Charlene Flash, MD, MPH, Baylor College of … Continue reading PrEP in Practice: Considerations for HIV Prevention among Women of Color

Essential Resources

Essential Resources page is devoted to the essential resources and implementation tools needed to establish a sustainable routine HIV screening program in your healthcare organization. Topics include Texas law related to HIV testing and reporting, testing technology, billing and reimbursement, referral essentials including medical and other support services, as well as HIV clinician hotlines. Learn … Continue reading Essential Resources

Ambassador Tool Kit

Share the materials with fellow clinicians and administrators, encouraging them to adopt routine screening as a standard of care. We included the Dear Colleague Letter so you could personalize your message, telling others about the important role they can play in decreasing the number of people living with HIV in Texas. See all the resources … Continue reading Ambassador Tool Kit

Test Texas Summit

The Department of State Health Services will host the 2016 Test Texas Coalition Summit on May 12-13, 2016 in Austin, Texas. The purpose of this meeting is to convene DSHS Routine HIV Screening contractors and key stakeholders to review and discuss current issues related to Routine HIV Screening program implementation and sustainability. Day one of … Continue reading Test Texas Summit