Program Building Opportunities

The NYC pharmacies listed below provide HCV Treatment Adherence Programs. These local specialty pharmacies can help with ordering HCV medication, counseling patients about use, and providing treatment adherence support. Local Specialty Pharmacies City View Pharmacy – Harry Xidias: (718)545-2550 [email protected] Website:  www.cityviewpharmacy.com Services: Custom Medication Schedules, Custom Information Packets, Custom Blister Packs, Free Prescription Delivery, Monthly Reminders, […]

Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs Providing Services in affiliation with the Injection Drug Users Health Alliance (IDUHA) www.IDUHA.org Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual - Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are […]

Hepatitis C Rapid Testing Program New York State Department of Health Provided by The New York State Department of Health to programs that demonstrate the infrastructure to support HCV rapid testing, including: a valid CLIA permit and linkages with providers that at a minimum conduct HCV diagnostic testing (HCV RNA by PCR). See full program […]

Hep B & C Community Testing Programs

December 9, 2013 | Comments Off

The following organizations provide Hepatitis B or C Testing in NYC in the community or ‘in the field.’  Please contact these organizations to refer for testing or to collaborate on special events. Hep B Field or Mobile Testing Programs African Services Committee - Aaron Vanderhoff, Hepatitis Coordinator ([email protected])  (212) 222-3882 x122 APICHA  – Joseph Akima, Project Manager ([email protected]) […]

Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual – Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are guidelines that assume a basic understanding of the Hepatitis C Virus and its medical consequences. Viral Hepatitis 101 Training. NYC Health Department […]

TOP NEWS Health Department Announces Plan to Combat Hepatitis C The NYC Health Department today released the City’s first-ever plan for reducing illness and death from the hepatitis C virus (HCV), a disease that now accounts for more annual deaths nationwide than HIV/AIDS. In Hepatitis C in New York City: State of the Epidemic and Action […]

Hepatitis C RNA Reflex Tests Now Available from Commercial Labs RNA testing is needed to confirm current hepatitis C infection in patients who test positive for hepatitis C antibody. Too often, though, the RNA test is not ordered after a positive antibody test. Now, clinicians can now order a hepatitis C reflex test from several […]

Free or Low Cost Hepatitis Care & Treatment

September 18, 2013 | Comments Off

Hep-Cap Hep C evaluation, care and treatment at no cost to eligible patients. Funded by the NYS Department of Health. Two locations: Mount Sinai Primary Care HCV Program. Contact: [email protected] Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Substance Abuse. Contact: [email protected] Public Hospitals (HHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are required to provide care regardless of ability to […]

The opening of the New York Health Benefit Exchange is just 63 days away!  That means we have a lot of work to do to get the word out, to learn, and to plan for enrolling as many as possible of the approximately 2.5 million in New York without health insurance.  Your role is critical, […]

Clinical Trials Search Portal: Medpage Today

June 6, 2013 | Comments Off

New! Clinical Trials Search Portal. Search by Disease State & Location. From Medpage Today

Dear Fellow Researcher, The Planning Committee would like to invite you to participate in the 2013 Meeting of the New York Hepatitis C (HCV) Research Consortium. As with our previous meetings, we intend to highlight research in all fields of HCV study occurring in the New York area, a major center of research activity and […]

The National Association of Community Health Centers would like to have more HBV research posters represented at the Community Health Institute Conference (Aug 23-27 in Chicago), therefore we are asking any health centers, networks, PCAs, researchers, academics, and others to submit online an ABSTRACT on your HBV research  by Friday May 3rd.  If selected you […]

Pharmacy Interns can be placed at your program

December 26, 2012 | Comments Off

Touro College of Pharmacy: Internship Program 230 W 125th Street New York, New York 10027   Touro College of Pharmacy strives to prepare students to be competent, caring, and ethical professionals dedicated to providing individualized care to patients, involved in community health, and supporting the health care team. If you are interested in developing a […]

New PCSI Data Brief! “Geographic Co-occurrence of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis in New York City” was posted today, along with the accompanying tables.  To see all data briefs, visit this page.  Click here to view the full PCSI Data Brief (PDF)

  Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) for Alcohol & Substance Abuse  is a billable service under Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial Insurance. SBIRT is an evidence-based practice model which is proven to be successful in modifying the consumption/use patterns of at-risk substance users and in identifying individuals who need more extensive, specialized treatment. Both […]

Advance your career as a nonprofit leader! Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders – Executive Education Training Program. Three consecutive Saturdays of intensive executive education, as well as a year of free mentoring with a CEO of a nonprofit organization and continual Center support. Tuition: $535 per participant. Next training: November 3, 10, 17 from 9:30a-4:30p […]

HEPATITIS C/HIV POINT-OF-CARE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES Half-Day Training through NYC Department of Health T-TAP Program Trainings Occur Quarterly and are Free! Who Should Attend? Clinical and non-clinical service providers involved in conducting HIV and HCV testing and in linking persons who test positive to medical care. T-TAP Training Prerequisites: Understanding Hepatitis A,B,C is a prerequisite for […]

Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a field assessment of a comprehensive counseling and testing manual for Hepatitis C (HCV).  With the expansion of HCV testing, and the introduction of the rapid HCV antibody test, Hepatitis C counseling and testing […]

Citizens Committee for NYC Fall 2012 Neighborhood Leadership Institute workshop series is here! Join us for workshops in Manhattan or Brownsville, Brooklyn, and learn the skills needed to better your community. Workshops are for volunteer-led groups and individuals interested in working on community improvement projects. Those who complete four workshops (including “Basics of Community Organizing”) […]

PREP-C

  Psychosocial Readiness Evaluation & Preparation for Hep C Treatment A New Free Interactive Online Tool for health care and social service providers to assess and improve a patient’s readiness to begin Hep C Treatment. www.PREPC.org The PREP-C was developed by Psychologists, Social Workers, Medical Providers and Patient Navigators specializing in Hep C Treatment Adherence. […]