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Telehealth for HIV care
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Introduction to telehealth for HIV care

Regular appointment attendance can help patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) slow the progression of the disease, reduce risk of transmission, and improve health outcomes.

But factors like time and transportation challenges, the stigma surrounding HIV, and a shortage of HIV care providers can make following a care plan difficult.

Incorporating telehealth into a primary care practice can overcome these barriers by giving patients a safe, convenient way to access HIV prevention and care services.

This guide will highlight the needs and procedures for an HIV telehealth program.

Types of HIV and telehealth

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