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New Hire Dan Ebeling Joins AAHIVM as Credentialing Director Following Retirement of Current Director Ken South
June 02, 2016  
Washington, DC: The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation’s largest independent HIV provider organization, today announced the hire of Dan Ebeling as the new Credentialing Program Director. Ebeling was chosen from over 100 applicants to replace Ken South as director upon South’s retirement.
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Former AAHIVM Technology Award Winner and HIV-Age.org Medical Co-Director Release New Report on High Prevalence of Geriatric Conditions Among HIV Patients Over 50
May 12, 2016  
Washington, DC: The American Academy of HIV Medicine is proud to announce the release of a new report created by former AAHIVM Technology Award Winner, Dr. Malcolm John, and HIV-Age.org Medical Co-Director, Dr. Meredith Greene. The report is based on the high prevalence of geriatric conditions among HIV patients over 50 years of age.
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American Academy of HIV Medicine and the Institute for Technology in Health Care Announce the 2016 HIV Practice Award Winner
April 04, 2016  
Washington, DC: AAHIVM is pleased to announce Dr. Jason Leider, MD, PhD, FACP, of the Jacobi Medical Center ACS Clinic in the Bronx, NY, as the winner of the fifth annual AAHIVM/Institute for Technology in Health Care HIV Practice Award. Dr. Leider will receive $20,000 in recognition of his innovative use of technology in HIV care.
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HIV-Age.org Releases New Content on Increased Depression in HIV
March 07, 2016  
WASHINGTON, DC: HIV-Age.org, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older HIV patients, has released new content on depression in HIV-infected adults. This new resource helps educate providers to better identify and treat symptoms of clinical depression in older HIV-infected patients.
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HIV-Age.org Releases New Content on Cardiovascular Disease in HIV
February 08, 2016  
WASHINGTON, DC: HIV-Age.org, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older HIV patients, has released new content on cardiovascular disease. The two new resources help educate providers to better identify and treat cardiovascular disease symptoms in older HIV-infected patients.
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AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member Dr. Robert Murayama Receives Laubenstein Award
December 03, 2015  
We are pleased to announce that AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member, Dr. Robert Murayama, was selected as one of two recipients of the the 2015 Linda Laubenstein HIV Clinical Excellence Award. The Laubenstien Awards were presented December 1, 2015 during the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute's World AIDS Day ceremony, as part of the Commissioner's Recognition Awards.
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AAHIVM Urges HHS to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients in ACA Plans
November 12, 2015  
AAHIVM is one of 197 organizations that are part of the I Am Essential coalition urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to better define and address discriminatory insurance benefit design in the final rule to implement Sec. 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is charged with protecting beneficiaries against discrimination in health programs.
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AAHIVM Recognizes 2015 National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day
September 18, 2015  
In recognition of National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2015, the American Academy of HIV Medicine has provided the most up-to-date resource for providers seeking information on treatment for older HIV patients. HIV-Age.org is hosted by AAHIVM, and its partners, ACRIA, and the American Geriatrics Society, (AGS). It is the best place for information to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources like; relevant journal articles, case histories, up and coming HIV & Aging Conferences, and links to other HIV organizations who include aging programs.
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Department of Health and Human Services Announced Proposed Rule for Affordable Care Act
September 17, 2015  
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that the proposed rule for Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will enact regulations that ban discrimination in health care. This is an historic milestone for health equity across the nation.
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