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How Economic Analysis Can Enhance Health Center Hep C Virus Screening Programs

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFO's, CIO, COO's, CMO's, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language: English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Join our webinar to discuss how community health centers can use cost-benefit analysis to establish enhanced hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing programs to avoid long-term health impacts for patients. Beginning with a discussion of national trends in HCV rates and an overview of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, this webinar features Dr. Michael Halpern from Temple University about cost-benefit analysis and how to apply this method to HCV screening, testing, and treatment within community health centers.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.