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HIV Service Delivery Models Cooperative Agreements

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Background  

The HIV Service Delivery Models Cooperative Agreements supported the implementation and evaluation of innovative HIV service delivery projects in comprehensive primary care service delivery systems that included  coordinated delivery of HIV health and support services to mobile populations; the reduction of cultural, linguistic and/or organizational barriers to care; and provider training and education models that increase knowledge about HIV disease and treatment for providers in rural areas and correctional or mental health facilities. 

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Grantees  

Cooperative agreements were awarded to 24 universities, research institutions, community-based organizations and hospitals for the funding period 1994-1999. They are: 

  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation , Los Angeles, CA
  • Center for Community Health, Education and Research, Dorchester, MA
  • Center for Women Policy Studies, Washington, DC
  • Cook County Hospital / Hektoen Institute for Medical Research, Chicago, IL
  • East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, East Boston, MA
  • The Fortune Society, New York, NY
  • Health Initiatives for Youth, San Francisco, CA
  • Indiana Community AIDS Action Network, Indianapolis, IN
  • Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Larkin Street Youth Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Missouri Department of Health, Jefferson City, MO
  • Outreach, Inc., Atlanta, GA
  • Prototypes, Culver City, CA
  • Research Foundation of SUNY, Brooklyn, NY
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
  • University Of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • University of Vermont & State Agricultural College, Burlington, VT
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Visiting Nurse Association Foundation, Burbank, CA
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Well-Being Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 

The Measurement Group, Culver City, CA was the evaluation center for these cooperative agreements.

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Journal Articles  

Lalonde B, Uldall KK, Huba GJ, Panter AT, Zalumas J, Wolfe LR, Rohweder C, Colgrove J, Henderson H, German VF, Taylor D, Anderson D, & Melchior LA.  Impact of HIV/AIDS education on health care provider practice: results from nine grantees of the Special Projects of National Significance Program. Evaluation and the Health Professions, September 2002; 25 (3): 302-320. PubMed Abstract

Brunner RL, Larson TA, Scott BJ, Navarro S, Huba GJ, & Melchior LA. Evaluation of the impact and acceptance of a nutrition program in an HIV community clinic.  AIDS Patient Care & STDS, October 2001; 15 (10): 533-543. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ. Introduction: evaluating HIV/AIDS treatment programs for underserved and vulnerable patients, innovative methods and findings. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 1-6. No abstract available.

Larson TA, Mundy LM, Melchior LA, Panter AT, Brown VB, Chase P, Cherin DA, Gallagher T, German VF, Jean-Louis E, Kaplan J, McDonald SS, Meredith KL, Reis P, Richardson-Nassif K, Rohweder C, Smereck GA, Stanton A, Steinberg J, Marconi K, & Huba GJ.  Finding the underserved: directions for HIV care in the future. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 7-27. PubMed Abstract

Melchior LA, Huba GJ, Gallagher T, Jean-Louis E, McDonald SS, Smereck GA, German VF, Brown VB, & Panter AT. Unmet needs in groups of traditionally underserved individuals with HIV/AIDS: Empirical Models. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 29-51. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Smereck GA, Brown VB, Jean-Louis E, German VF, Gallagher T, McDonald SS, Stanton A, Hughes C, Marconi K, & Panter AT. Perceived barriers to receiving HIV services in groups of traditionally underserved individuals: empirical models. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 53-75. PubMed Abstract

Brown VB, Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Gallagher T, Jean-Louis E, McDonald SS, Richardson-Nassif K, Smereck GA, Stanton A, Walker J, Marconi K, Panter AT, & Cherin DA. Satisfaction with innovative community and university health clinic programs for groups of traditionally underserved individuals with HIV/AIDS: empirical models. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 77-102. PubMed Abstract

Cherin DA, Huba GJ, Steinberg J, Reis P, Melchior LA, Marconi K, & Panter AT. Satisfaction with services in innovative managed care programs for groups of traditionally underserved individuals with HIV/AIDS: empirical models.  Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2001; 19 (1-2): 103-125. PubMed Abstract

Harris V, Tonge S, Uldall KK, & Rafii R. HIV-seropositive detainees in jail: service needs and standards of care. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, May 2001; 12 (2): 141-151. No abstract available.

Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Panter AT, Brown VB, Cherin DA, Gallagher T, German VF, Jean-Louis E, Larson TA, Marconi K, McDonald SS, Meredith K, Reis P, Richardson-Nassif K, Smereck GA, & Steinberg J.  Typology of quality of life experiences among persons living with HIV. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, December 2000; 18 (3): 23-41. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Cherin DA, Steinberg J, Smereck GA, Richardson-Nassif K, Reis P, Meredith KL, McDonald SS, Larson TA, Jean-Louis E, German VF, Gallagher T, Brown VB, Panter AT, & Marconi K. Service needs and factors related to quality of life at time of service enrollment among persons living with HIV. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, December 2000; 18 (3): 43-63. PubMed Abstract

Panter AT, Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Anderson D, Driscoll M, Rohweder C, Henderson H, Henderson R, & Zalumas J. Healthcare provider characteristics and perceived confidence from HIV/AIDS education. AIDS Patient Care and STDS, November 2000; 14 (11): 603-614. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Panter AT, Melchior LA, Zalumas J, Uldall KK, Henderson R, Henderson H, German VF, Driscoll M, Anderson D, & Lalonde B. Do characteristics of HIV/AIDS education and training affect perceived training quality? Lessons from the evaluation of seven projects. AIDS Education and Prevention, October 2000; 12 (5): 455-476. PubMed Abstract

Melchior LA, Panter AT, Larson TA, Meredith KL, Richardson-Nassif K, & Huba GJ. Key elements for implementing comprehensive health care models for persons with HIV: a stakeholder analysis.  Evaluation and the Health Professions, September 2000; 23 (3): 264-283. PubMed Abstract

Brown VB, Smereck GA, German V, Hughes C, Melchior LA, & Huba GJ. Change in perceived barriers and facilitators to treatment among women with HIV/AIDS as a function of psychosocial service utilization. AIDS Patient Care and STDS, July 2000; 14 (7): 381-390. PubMed Abstract

Panter AT, Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Anderson D, Driscoll M, German VF, Henderson H, Henderson R, Lalonde B, Uldall KK, & Zalumas J.  Trainee characteristics and perceptions of HIV/AIDS training quality. Evaluation and the Health Professions, June 2000; 23 (2): 149-171. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Panter AT, Melchior LA, Anderson D, Colgrove J, Driscoll M, German VF, Henderson H, Henderson R, Lalonde B, Rahimian A, Rohweder C, Uldall KK, Wolfe L, & Zalumas J. Effects of HIV/AIDS education and training on patient care and provider practices: a cross-cutting evaluation. AIDS Education and Prevention, April 2000; 12 (2): 93-112. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Melchior LA, Panter AT, Brown VB, & Larson TA. A National Program of AIDS Care Projects and Their Cross-cutting Evaluation: HRSA/HAB's SPNS Cooperative Agreements. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 5-30. No abstract available.

Huba GJ, Brown VB, Melchior LA, Hughes C, & Panter AT. Conceptual Issues in Implementing Evaluation into the “Real World” Setting of a Community-based Organization for HIV/AIDS services. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 31-54. No abstract available.

Brown VB, Stanton A, Smereck G, McDonald S, Gallagher T, Jean-Louis E, Hughes C, Kemp JW, Kennedy M, & Brief D.  Lessons learned in reducing barriers to care: Reflections from the community perspective. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 55-74. No abstract available.

Richardson-Nassif K, Meredith KL, Larson TA, Mundy LM, & Melchior LA.  Integrating and utilizing evaluation in comprehensive HIV care programs. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 75-86. No abstract available.

Kennedy M, Spingarn R, Stanton A, & Rotheram-Borus MJ. A Continuum of Care Model for Adolescents Living with HIV: Larkin Street Youth Center. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 87-105. No abstract available.

Jean-Louis E, Walker J, Apollon G, Piton J, Antoine MB, Mombeleur A, Thelismond M, & César N. Drug and Alcohol Use among Boston’s Haitian Community: A Hidden Problem Unveiled by CCHER’s Enhanced Innovative Case Management Program. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 107-122. No abstract available.

Motta-Moss A, Freudenberg N, Young W, & Gallagher T. The Fortune Society’s Latino Discharge Planning: A Model of Comprehensive Care for HIV-Positive Ex-Offenders. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 123-144. No abstract available.

Hockman EM, Smereck GAD, & Andersen M. The Impact of an Intervention Program for HIV-Positive Women on Well-Being, Substance Use, Physical Symptoms, and Depression. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 145-161. No abstract available.

Melchior LA, Hughes C, Brown VB, & Huba GJ. Practical issues in evaluating a self-structured psychosocial and medical support program for women with HIV/AIDS: PROTOTYPES WomensLink, a Community-Based Organization. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 163-184. No abstract available.

Meredith KL, Jeffe DB, Fraser VJ, & Mundy LM. Substance Abuse and Health Services Utilization among Women in a Comprehensive HIV Program. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 185-201. No abstract available.

Cherin, D. A., Huba GJ, Melchior, L. A., Enguidanos, S., & Simmons, W. J.  Issues in implementing and evaluating a managed care health services delivery system for HIV/AIDS: Visiting Nurse Association Foundation of Los Angeles. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 203-222. No abstract available.

Grace C, Richardson-Nassif K, Rolley LA, Kutzko D, Alston K, & Ramundo M. Injection Drug Use (IDU) Related Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection In Rural Vermont: A Comparison with Non-IDU Related Infections. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16 (1/2): 223-235. No abstract available.

Brunner, R. L., Larson, T. A., Huba, G. J., Melchior, L. A., & Scott, B. JEvaluation of status and progression of HIV disease: Use of a computerized medical module. Drugs & Society, 2000; 16  (1/2): 237-249.  No abstract available.

Jeffe DB, Khan SR, Meredith KL, Schlesinger M, Fraser VJ, & Mundy LM. Disclosure of HIV status to medical providers: differences by gender, "race," and immune function.  Public Health Reports, January-February 2000; 115 (1): 38-45.  PubMed Abstract

Henderson H, German VF, Panter AT, Huba GJ, Rohweder C, Zalumas J, Wolfe L, Uldall KK, Lalonde B, Henderson R, Driscoll M, Martin S, Duggan S, Rahimian A, & Melchior LA. Systems change resulting from HIV/AIDS education and training. A cross-cutting evaluation of nine innovative projects. Evaluation and the Health Professions, December 1999; 22 (4): 405-426.  PubMed Abstract

Jeffe DB, Meredith KL, Mundy LM, Fraser VJ. Factors associated with HIV-infected patients' recognition and use of HIV medications.  Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes & Human Retrovirolology, December 1998; 19(4): 350-360. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Cherin DA, & Melchior LA. Retention of clients in service under two models of home health care for HIV/AIDS.  Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 1998; 17 (3): 17-26. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Melchior LA, De Veauuse NF, Hillary K, Singer B, & Marconi K. A national program of innovative AIDS care projects and their evaluation. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 1998; 17 (1): 3-30. PubMed Abstract

Cherin DA, Simmons WJ, & Hillary K. The transprofessional model: blending intents in terminal care of AIDS. Home Health Care Services Quarterly,1998; 17 (1): 31-54. PubMed Abstract

Cherin DA, Huba GJ, Brief DE, & Melchior LA. Evaluation of the transprofessional model of home health care for HIV/AIDS. Home Health Care Services Quarterly,1998; 17(1): 55-72. PubMed Abstract

Huba GJ, Brief DE, Cherin DA, Panter AT, & Melchior LA. A typology of service patterns in end-stage AIDS care: relationships to the transprofessional model. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 1998; 17 (1): 73-92. PubMed Abstract

Melchior LA, De Veauuse N, & Huba GJ. Qualitative issues related to the transprofessional model of end-stage AIDS care. Home Health Care Services Quarterly,1998; 17(1): 93-100. No abstract available.

Gamliel S, Singer B, & Marconi K. HIV healthcare delivery and managed care: applications and implications from the Special Projects of National Significance Program. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 1998; 17 (1): 101-109. No abstract available.

Meredith KL, Larson TA, Soons KR, Grace CJ, Fraser VJ, Mundy LM, Melchior LA, & Huba GJ. Building comprehensive HIV/AIDS care services. AIDS Patient Care & STDS, 1998; 12 (5): 379-393.  PubMed Abstract

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