AIDS Services of Austin Is Now Vivent Health
Transition enhances services for people affected by HIV/AIDS
Sponsored By Vivent Health
April 16, 2020
AIDS Services of Austin, a local agency that serves people affected by HIV/AIDS, is now Vivent Health. With locations in Colorado, Missouri, Wisconsin, and now Texas, Vivent Health will enhance care to the Austin community with integrated services provided by professionals dedicated to patient care.
The Austin location will adopt the Vivent Health HIV Medical Home model of care and remain committed to providing all-inclusive HIV/AIDS care in Austin. The HIV Medical Home model of care is nationally renowned as an integrated, patient-centered model of care that helps people with HIV live long, healthy lives. Vivent Health is now set to significantly expand programs and services to enhance the health and well-being of Central Texans. The expansion includes:
• Building an in-house pharmacy • Adding five new mental health therapists • Expanding PrEP services • Increasing food pantry services to five days a week • Serving 1,000 new patients“AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) has an impressive record of providing effective treatment and prevention programs and services to people affected by HIV/AIDS in Austin,” said Michael J. Gifford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vivent Health. “We are excited to join forces with them to expand and evolve the services they currently offer so together we can deliver the best outcomes for people in Austin. We are stronger, and together, will help people with HIV thrive in pursuit of our vision of a world without AIDS.”