Linkage to care and treatment among patients at an urban health network, Philadelphia, PA
A new article in Hepatology details a study that examined the HCV care continuum at five diverse Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Philadelphia between 2012 and 2016 and concluded that:
In this U.S. urban setting, over two‐thirds of HCV‐infected patients were linked to care. Although treatment uptake was low overall, it was highest at the test and treat site. Scaling up treatment services in HCV testing settings will be vital to improve the HCV care continuum.
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