The National Quality Centers routinely issues special newsletter editions featuring articles on emerging quality improvement topics and highlighting best practices among Ryan White grantees. These issues are called HIVQUAL Briefs. Each version focuses on a specific topic of interest to clinical providers and summarizes key quality improvement strategies that have proven successful in the Ryan White community.


October 16, 2013:

The National Quality Center is proud announce that the latest edition of the HIVQUAL Briefs (Vol II, Issue 2) is now available. This edition highlights recent quality improvement projects by the Santa Rosa Community Health Centers and Chicago Department of Public Health HIV Primary Care Program to increase rates of cervical cancer screenings among HIV-infected patients. By identifying their baseline screening rate, setting manageable goals, and designing useful interventions, both programs were able to seriously improve their screening rates.



Joshua Bardfield
AIDS Institute

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