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Antiretroviral prescription pick-up and physician follow-up after hospital discharge among medically complex people with HIV

Antoniou T, Graves E, Plumptre L, Stewart A, Carusone SC. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019; 6(2):ofz009. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

In this study, only 22 of 206 (10.7%) socially marginalized individuals living with HIV and multiple comorbid conditions filled a prescription for antiretroviral therapy within 7 days of discharge from an HIV specialty hospital, despite comprehensive discharge planning. Additional interventions facilitating postdischarge continuity of care are required for this population.

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