Howard Brown highlights health outcomes in Chicago

CHICAGO — Howard Brown Health has published its first Community Impact Report, highlighting patient and community outcomes resulting from its integrated healthcare delivery system.

The progress report uses infographics and text to illustrate how Howard Brown’s individualized approach to healthcare improves the lives of patients, supports the communities of LGBTQ people and allies, and improves overall public health in Chicago. The report describes recently achieved outcomes in reaching patient populations and improving population health as measured by important health indicators.

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Highlights include:

  • Howard Brown’s increased reach and scope of its practice, achieved by growing the size and diversity of its patient base and attending to a variety of critical healthcare and wellness needs. More than 19,453 patients accessed care at Howard Brown in 2015.
  • Howard Brown’s HIV prevention and care model, which provides care across the HIV continuum and reached new milestones, including testing services provided to 9,468 people, linkage to care for the vast majority of patients who test HIV-positive (85%), and a majority of patients living with HIV achieving viral suppression (82%).

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