News & References

Below is a curated collection of recent literature and resources relevant to the national effort to address HCV and complex comorbidities within primary care.

Check back often as we are regularly updating these resources.

Clinical infrastructure

  • Evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to reduce health disparities in hepatitis C screening: a pre-post analysis. Hepatology. (April 4, 2019) PubMed link.

Targeting vulnerable or underserved populations

  • Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir Effectively Treats Hepatitis C Virus Infections in an Underserved Population. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. (Dec, 2018). PubMed link.

 

Treatment access and support through the care continuum

  • Washington state adopts “Netflix-model” drug subscription program. BioPharmaDive. April 26, 2019
  • Louisiana adopts ”Netflix” model to pay for hepatitis C drugs. Washington Post. (Jan. 10, 2019)
  • Paying for hepatitis C treatment. HepMag. (Jan. 4 2019)
  • Lack of Patient Compliance in Real-World Practice Negatively Affects Sustained Viral Response Rates to Direct Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. (Dec, 2018). PubMed link.

Treatment advances

  • Treatment options for HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. HepMag. (Jan. 4 2019)
  • Breakthroughs in treating hepatitis C. CNN. (April 21, 2018)