TelePrEP has served more than 400 patients, of whom more
than 90% have started PrEP medication. TelePrEP services
are available throughout the state of Iowa. The Health
Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) listed the
project as a Health Center Promising Practice.
Between February 2017 and October 2018, there were 127
initial video visits with pharmacists and 186 referrals.
For more information:
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M.E., & Hoth, A.B. (2021). Bringing Iowa TelePrEP to
Scale: A Qualitative Evaluation. American Journal of
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Chasco, E.E., Hoth, A.B., Cho, H., Shafer, C., Siegler,
A.J., & Ohl, M.E. (2021). Mixed-Methods
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Self-Collection Kits for Laboratory Testing in a
Telehealth Program for HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis.
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Hoth, A.B., Shafer, C., Dillon, D.B., Mayer, R., Walton,
G., & Ohl, M.E. (2019). Iowa TelePrEP: A
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