Increasing HIV Testing in Urban Emergency Departments Via Mobile Technology
Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Project dates: July 2014 - June 2018
Principal Investigator: Aronson, Ian

Emergency departments in high volume urban hospitals offer important points of contact for many of those at greatest risk for HIV. Unfortunately, when emergency department patients are offered routine HIV testing, most decline. This study developed and evaluated the acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy of a mobile computer-based video intervention designed to increase HIV test rates among patients in emergency departments. An important health priority is not only to offer HIV testing to more patients but to increase testing rates. This research will contribute critical information toward achieving this goal.

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June 2016