Smartphone App Developed at University of Virginia Improving HIV Care

A smartphone app, developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to improve care for people living with HIV, as increased its users consistency in doctor visits and improved their health outcomes, according to a study. Users of the PositiveLinks intervention showed marked improvement in sticking to their treatment programs. Users had improved consistency in doctor visits at both six and 12 months, and the percentage of people with “undetectable HIV viral loads” – a key outcome for individuals living with...