Mailed outreach, inreach effective for HCV screening

A combination of inreach and mailed outreach was an effective hepatitis C screening strategy among hard-to-reach populations, according to study results.Amit G. Singal, MD, MS, from the department of internal medicine at University of Texas Southwestern, and colleagues wrote that barriers to effective screening programs have made HCV eradication difficult in the United States.Previous studies have shown that interventions such as inreach using electronic medical record (EMR) alerts, primary care provider and/or patient education, and outreach can increase HCV screening,” they wrote. “However,Read More

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