Member Spotlight – NewYork-Presbyterian Queens expands HIV treatment through peer-led interventions
HIV can create significant uncertainty for those infected, especially those in vulnerable populations, regarding their health, access to treatment and lingering stigma associated with the virus. This affects an array of psychosocial outcomes critical to successfully managing the disease. In 2018, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens began an HIV Peer-led Interventions project aimed at increasing access to testing, educating the community using health literate and culturally appropriate methods and improving care compliance through peer mentorship for HIV patients.
Read our full story to learn more about this initiative and its results.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are investing in forward-looking initiatives that improve care quality and health outcomes.