Engagement in Care Toolkit: Evaluation
The effectiveness of the engagement in care interventions should be measured according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services evaluation measures listed below. To learn more about these measures, and similar core indicators, read this blog post on HIV.gov.
|Retention in HIV Medical Care||Number of persons with an HIV diagnosis who had at least one HIV medical care visit in each 6 month period of the 24 month measurement period, with a minimum of 60 days between the first medical visit in the prior 6 month period and the last medical visit in the subsequent 6 month period||Number of persons with an HIV diagnosis with at least one HIV medical care visit in the first 6 months of the 24‐month measurement period|
|Linkage to HIV Medical Care||Number of persons who attended a routine HIV medical care visit within 3 months of HIV diagnosis||Number of persons with an HIV diagnosis in 12-month measurement period|