The Expanded Role of Disease Intervention Specialists in a

Report
The Expanded Role of Disease Intervention
Specialists in a Reformed Health System
National ADAP TA Meeting
Friday, August 1, 2014
Tonya King , MPA
Ryan White Part B Program Director
Disease Intervention Specialists
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Mix of nurses and public health representatives
Conduct educational outreach
Work with providers in their area to ensure
reporting
Investigate reports of communicable diseases*
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Ensure adequate treatment
Interview cases and contacts
Enter investigational outcomes into HD database
(PRISM)
* DIS in the rural regions also investigate other cases (TB, food-borne, and general epi) and do work in the
immunization & emergency preparedness programs
* DIS in the metros investigate STDs only; some metros have case loads that preclude investigating all
chlamydia & gonorrhea cases (all HIV & syphilis cases are investigated, but only high priority CT & GC
cases).
Tennessee Department of Health Regional Map
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Regional Office
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#County
12Chester
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Mid-Cumberland
#County
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South Central
#County
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Southeast
#County
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6Bradley
26Franklin
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Upper
Cumberland
#County
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East
#County
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Northeast
#County
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Metros
#County
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TN’s Network of HIV Centers of Excellence
CAPUS in Tennessee
 Background
 Activities
• Surveillance (“Data to Care”)
• Identify & re-engage known PLWH out of care > 1yr
• Identify known PLWH with sub-optimal response to care
• HIV Testing
• 4th Generation Ag/Ab Testing in TN State Labs
• Social Networking Strategy Among AA MSM
• Navigation
• Corrections Navigators
• Social & Structural Barriers
TN CAPUS: Surveillance
 Activities
• HIV Continuum of Care
2010 Baseline, 2015 Goals, Annual Progress Reports
• Identify & re-engage known PLWH out of care > 1 yr
• Identify known PLWH with sub-optimal response to care
 Data Quality
• 2012: Labs required report all HIV-1 Viral Load & CD4 results
• 2013: Accurint software acquired / applied to eHARS
database
 Staffing
• 1 Epidemiologist
• 2 Data Clerks
• 5 DIS Re-Engagement Specialists
2 Memphis, 1 Nashville, 1 Middle TN, 1 East TN
Re-Engagement in Medical Care
 Develop Out-of-Care Lists for 5 DIS Re-Engagement Specialists
• Identify known diagnosed PLWH who have been out of care for > 1yr
• Clients with evidence of any care during prior 3 years (1/1/10 –
12/31/12)
• Eliminate anyone who…
Received care w/in the past 1 year,
Moved out of state, or
Died
• Stratify remaining list by geography & distribute monthly to DIS
Specialists
 Each year fully implemented
• > 1000 cases / year (200 cases per DIS/year)
> 70% cases contacted
> 70% contacted cases linked to care < 3 mos (or > 49% of total)
CAPUS DIS Re-Engagement Specialists
 Training
• Passport to Partner Services
106 hours of on-line modules, followed by
5 days of in-person training
• ARTAS (Antiretroviral Treatment and Access to Services)
 Located in geographically distinct areas
• 2 in Memphis
• 1 in Nashville
• 1 in Middle TN
• 1 in East TN
(Note: These 5 DIS cover the jurisdictions that account for ~80%
of all known positives who have been identified as being out of
medical care for > 1 year.)
Data to Care: Progress
 First “list” generated October 2013
 274 names
– 63 (23%) determined to be living out of state or dead
 211 remaining names
– 139 (66%) contacted
• 99 (71%) in care in 2013
• 40 (29%) not in care
– 18 (45%) linked to care < 3 mos
– 22 (55%) not linked to care < 3 mos
 Goals / Progress
– Contacted: Goal > 70%, Actual = 66% (139 of 211)
– In Care < 3 mos:
• Goal > 49% of total, Actual = 55% (117 of 211)
FUTURE ROLE OF DIS
 Develop position of DIS Engagement Specialist
• Focus on ADAP clients with goal of
• Linkage to care
• Re-engagement in care
• Retention in care (both newly diagnosed & current clients on
brink of losing/work with medical case managers to identify)
– Treatment adherence
– Address barriers to care
• Training
– Expand Passport to Partner Services to this level
– ARTAS
 ACA Process
– Reimbursement/Credentialing
Questions
Tonya King, MPA
Tennessee Department of Health
HIV/STD Program
Ryan White Part B Program
710 James Robertson Parkway
Andrew Johnson Tower, 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-0237 (ph)
[email protected]

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