New Tools & Resources

Specialty Pharmacy Hep C Treatment Adherence Programs

September 11, 2014 | Comments Off

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 Aureus Health Services Specialty Pharmacy Janet Escalante: (718)-775-5018 [email protected] Website:  http://aureushealthservices.com/specialty-pharmacy/ Services: Patient Benefit Investigations, Help Obtaining Financial Assistance, Prior Authorization Handling and Appeals Support, […]

Global Access to Gilead Hep B Meds

August 19, 2014 | Comments Off

List of countries where individuals can access Gilead medication for HBV; this is in response for those who are on medication and traveling abroad for 3 months or longer.​ ———————————- ASIA Approved: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel,  Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, UAE, […]

HepSBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Alcohol Screening & Brief Intervention Tailored for Hepatitis Patients American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) recommends that viral hepatitis patients do not drink alcohol and, when appropriate, seek intervention to facilitate cessation of alcohol consumption. There is NO known ‘safe amount of alcohol’ […]

Hep B & C Community Testing Programs

August 9, 2014 | 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 American Cancer Society – Baekbong Kim, MSW, […]

Clinical Trial Search Website

May 6, 2014 | Comments Off

TrialReach is a user-friendly search engine for clinical trials in your neighborhood. Results include an overview of the trial, including eligibility requirements and who to contact.   TrialReach is compliant with HONcode. Learn more about the company here.  

Medication Patient Assistance Programs Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Hepatitis C. HCV Advocate. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Programs. Brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get free or low-cost medicines through the public or private program that’s right for them. Medications Covered: […]

Health Insurance & Benefits Enrollment Resources

April 25, 2014 | Comments Off

Online Resources: ACCESS NY: ACCESS NYC is a free service that helps you find out if you may qualify for over 30 City, State and Federal benefit programs. You can use this service anonymously or you can create an account. NYS Health Insurance Marketplace: Compare health insurance plans available through the NYS Marketplace and enroll online […]

NYC Hep Patient Navigator Network

April 21, 2014 | Comments Off

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The NYC Hep  Patient Navigator Network brings together the knowledge and voices of those who work assisting patients with Hepatitis B & C through the health care system, in order to encourage an open dialogue and exchange of useful information throughout this professional community. The NYC Patient Navigator Network covers topics regarding access-to-care,  testing, treatment,  and other […]

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 […]

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/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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]