• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Helpful Websites for QM

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

  • www.hrsa.gov [HRSA]: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable
  • hab.hrsa.gov/ [HRSA]: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Program

Quality Improvement Organizations & Programs

  • NationalQualityCenter.org [National Quality Center]: The National Quality Center is funded by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau to provide technical assistance on quality improvement to grantees of all Titles. For more information on the National Quality Center or to request on-site technical assistance
  • ihi.org/IHI/ [IHI]: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is a non-for-profit organization leading the improvement of health care throughout the world. IHI was founded in 1991 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • ihi.org/IHI/Topics/HIVAIDS/HIVDiseaseGeneral/Tools/QualityManagementProgramAssessmentTool.htm [IHI]: National Quality Center (NQC) and Health Resources and Services Administration (Quality Management Assessment Tools for Title I and Title II). National HIVQUAL Project (QM Assessment Tool for Titles III and IV). New York, New York, and Rockville, Maryland, USA
  • ncqa.org [NCQA]: National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) website which is an organization that performs quality accreditation for HMOs
  • careacttarget.org [NQC]: The National Quality Center (NQC) will hold free national TA web conference calls on Quality Management and HRSA Expectations
  • healthypeople.gov [CDC]: Healthy People 2010
  • statehealthfacts.kff.org/cgi-bin/healthfacts.cgi [KFF]: Kaiser Family Foundation health care data
  • iceforhealth.org/home.asp [ICE]: ICE is a volunteer, multi-disciplinary team of providers, health plans, associations, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies working collaboratively to improve health care regulatory compliance through education of the public. It has numerous helpful documents in their library
  • cahps.ahrq.gov/ [AHRQ]: The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program has standardized survey tools to: Assess the patient-centeredness of care; Compare and report on performance; and Improve quality of care

HIV Clinical Resources

  • guideline.gov [NGC]: The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC), a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans (now America's Health Insurance Plans [AHIP])
  • aidsinfo.nih.gov/ [NIH]: National Institute of Health-Information on HIV treatment, prevention and research
  • Antiretroviral Treatment for Adult HIV Infection in 2006 [JAMA]: Updated Recommendations of the International AIDS Society-USA Panel. Journal of the American Medical Association, August 16, 2006. Also available: archived 2002 [JAMA], 2000 [JAMA] and, 1998 [JAMA] versions. (Paid registration required)
  • aidsetc.org/aidsetc?page=et-01-00 [AETC]: AIDS Educational Training Center (AETC) website, offers variety of HIV and STD related training
  • hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite?page=md-01-01 [UCSF]: HIV treatment guidelines
  • tmg-web.com/links/hiv_info.htm [The Measurement Group]: HIV resources on the World Wide Web
  • hivguidelines.org [New York State Department of Health]: New York's HIV Clinical Resource

Department of State Health Services-helpful information

Other State, Federal and Professional Organizations

  • hhs.texas.gov [HHSC]: Texas Health and Human Services
  • cms.hhs.gov [USHHS]: US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • jama.ama-assn.org [JAMA]: Journal of Medical Association
  • cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/ [CDC]: National Immunization Program
  • www.tmhp.com [TMHP]: TMHP is a group of contractors under the leadership of Accenture. Accenture administers Texas Medicaid and other state health-care programs on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
  • jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/296/6/679 [JAMA]: Journal of Medical Association website article on HIV medication adherence comparing Africa with North America

Last updated June 17, 2020