Management research to provide operational advice on improving quality, reducing costs and eliminating disparities.
Each year approximately 144 to 236 infants in the United States acquire HIV infection through perinatal transmission, and about 40 percent of these infants' mothers were not tested until birth or later. Through support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HRET is using a national approach tailored to local needs to increase the number of hospitals that are implementing and sustaining programs of perinatal HIV prevention, especially using rapid screening tests in labor and delivery for women with undocumented HIV status.
In 2010-2012, the project will:
For more information about this project, contact
For more information, contact Awo Osei-Anto, Researcher, Health Research & Educational Trust, firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 422-2642.
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