Jason Bae

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Reply to [ARCHIVED] Managing Health Care Delivery: Your expertise

Sept. 9, 2013
Apologies for my previous post: it was accidentally sent before being completed. I believe management training is absolutely critical in global health but is generally underutilized and under-appreciated. I have a background in clinical medicine, research, consulting, and non-profit management, and recently acquired my MBA. The reason behind pursuing my ...

Reply to The concept of "Persistence" as a complementary measure to Adherence in HIV

March 7, 2011
Thank you everyone for the comments. Dr. Amico: Thank you for the insightful comment. I agree that each construct can be helpful in different ways. Dr. Ghatak: thanks! we surely do need to persist with our efforts on HIV, TB, and other diseases that disproportionately affect the poor and those ...

Reply to The concept of "Persistence" as a complementary measure to Adherence in HIV

March 4, 2011
Dear everyone, It's been a great discussion indeed and thank you for all your insightful comments. Just wanted to clarify that persistence, as we define it on the paper focuses on continuity, and therefore a continuous variable/term measured in days, months, or years (although it COULD be possible to make ...

Reply to The concept of "Persistence" as a complementary measure to Adherence in HIV

March 3, 2011
Dr. Bukenya, Thanks for the comment. I definitely agree that there have been many terms re: HIV treatment and confusion as well. On the other hand, I disagree with you that there is only a minimal distinction between retention and persistence. Retention is primarily used in a setting where there ...

Reply to The concept of "Persistence" as a complementary measure to Adherence in HIV

March 2, 2011
Thank you all for your comments! Dr. Shaw: I have not thought of persistence as a tool for patient education until today. I think it is a really excellent concept to educate patients about not only the important of taking meds everyday, but CONTINUING to take them everyday, addressing the ...


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