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This page provides an archive of previous webinars hosted by NVHR or in which NVHR staff presented.
Hepatitis C Screening in Emergency Departments
September 26, 2016
In this webinar, our panelists were emergency medicine physicians who discussed their work implementing hepatitis C screening initiatives at each of their institutions. They also covered targeted versus universal screening and the challenges of sustaining such screening programs.
Hepatitis C Treatment Access: State-Level Advocacy Successes - Part 2
September 9, 2016
This webinar highlighted the work of three advocates who have led successful efforts to expand access to hepatitis C treatment in their states. Advocates from Pennsylvania and New York shared their strategies, lessons learned, and advice for advocates in other states.
Webinar on Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team
July 22, 2016
This webinar described the role of primary care providers in hepatitis C. It provided an epidemiological overview of hepatitis C nationally and in California; reviewed hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of PCPS in screening, diagnosis, and care; and spotlighted a case study on initiating hepatitis C Baby Boomer hepatitis C screening in primary care.
Hepatitis C Treatment Access: State-Level Advocacy Successes - Part 1
June 17, 2016
This webinar highlighted the work of four advocates who have led successful efforts to expand access to hepatitis C treatment in their states. Advocates from Connecticut, California, Washington, DC, and Washington state shared their strategies, lessons learned, and advice for advocates in other states.
Updates on CDC's National Viral Hepatitis Campaigns
May 4, 2016
This webinar provided an overview of the CDC's National Viral Hepatitis Campaigns, Know Hepatitis B, which promotes hepatitis B testing among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and Know More Hepatitis, which encourages hepatitis C testing in people born from 1945-1965. Dr. Cynthia Jorgensen, the Lead for Education, Training and Communication CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, discussed ways community members could use the materials.
Innovative Strategies for Addressing Hepatitis C in Indian Country
March 14, 2016
This webinar highlights panelists who will discuss issues of health disparities and health equity in Indian Country, including tribal efforts to implement syringe exchanges and telemedicine; the need for opioid substitution therapy and specialty providers; screening efforts in jails; and the concept of elimination in tribal communities. Presentations are followed by a Q&A session.
Hepatitis C Patient Advocates: Sharing Innovative Work in Their Communities
February 18, 2016
This webinar includes three diverse hepatitis C patient advocates and their community work. Panelists discuss their individual experiences with hepatitis C and how their story is connected to their current organizational and advocacy work. Presentations are followed by a Q&A session.
Webinar: Strategies for Hepatitis C Treatment Access
June 9, 2015
This webinar covers strategies for attaining access to treatment for patients living with hepatitis C. Panelists will offer perspectives from their practices as a physician, nurse care coordinator, and case manager. Each panelist will provide case studies and share resources and ideas. Presentations are followed by a Q&A session.
Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services and the ACA
May 21, 2015
In 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a “B grade” recommending hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening for persons at high risk for infection and hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening for persons at risk for infection and one-time screening for adults born between 1945 and 1965, or baby boomers. This interactive session to learn more about implementation of the USPSTF hepatitis screening recommendations and what this means for viral hepatitis preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. Panelists discuss successes to date, opportunities, and how to get involved.
Examining Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Access
April 2, 2015
The arrival of an HCV cure is an exciting development for the millions of Americans who suffer from HCV. However the high cost of treatment has led many Medicaid programs across the country to implement treatment access restrictions. The restrictions unfairly limit access and are not based on clinical evidence.
Navigating Hepatitis C: What Patients Need to Know
March 18, 2015
This webinar covers the most important elements that patients need to know regarding screening, access to care, receiving and paying for treatment, and living with hepatitis C.
CDC's Know More Hepatitis Campaign
November 19, 2014
On November 19, 2014 NVHR held a webinar about CDC's Know More Hepatitis campaign featuring Cynthia Jorgensen, DrPH, the Lead for Education, Training and Communication in CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis. She discussed ways you can use these materials in your community to help get more baby boomers screened for hepatitis C. Participants also had an opportunity to share with her the types of education materials needed in the field.
Conveying the Urgency of Baby Boomer HCV Testing
September 16, 2014
On September 16, 2014, NVHR held a webinar featuring Dr. Cami Graham, Co-Director, Viral Hepatitis Center, Division of Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on why and how to make the case for the importance and urgency of screening baby boomers (those born 1945-1965) for hepatitis C. We also shared information about how NVHR's educational program offers resources for implementing screening and linkage to care programs in your health care setting or community.