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Hepatitis C Main Forums => Considering Hepatitis C Treatment => Topic started by: iana5252 on November 10, 2021, 03:16:42 pm

Title: Primary Care With Expert Consultation Successful in Treating Hepatitis C
Post by: iana5252 on November 10, 2021, 03:16:42 pm
An eConsult service that treats people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a primary care clinic saw cure rates similar to those of independent primary care, according to findings published in the Journal of Viral Hepatitis.

“This study demonstrates that the implementation of an electronic consultation system aimed to support primary care physicians to treat HCV without requiring specialty involvement in care is an effective intervention to cure HCV within a large urban safety net health system,” wrote Jacey Nishiguchi, PharmD, of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and colleagues.

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