A multidisciplinary approach to treating an HIV-infected patient

Jose Manuel Martinez Cismero, Tony Boveda, Jose Antonio Pérez Molina and Marta del Amo.

patient with VIH change. It is no longer the same as it was in the 80s. Therefore, it is necessary to be healthy approach be different. Times are evolving and it is necessary to adapt to them. So that the professionals know how to act at all times, ViiV HealthcareDeveloped by this initiative, a company dedicated exclusively to this disease CiViiV Innovation CapsulesWhich provides the tools to enhance treatment efficiency in these chronic patients.

At a meeting on Wednesday, Jose Antonio Pérez Molina, who specializes in infectious diseases at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal (Madrid), stated that the disease has now changed compared to the 1980s. Their health is critical in the very short term.”

Now, he explained, AIDS can be cured in the long term Life expectancy has increased for decades. He noted that “the problems are present and future,” arguing that the model of medical care needed is multidisciplinary. ‘Health and non-health professionals must intervene’, referring to psychologists, pharmacists, nurses, NGOs, primary care physicians, etc. “Patient care is comprehensive and involves many actors,” he added.

HIV is the first chronic viral infection in history with treatment and a “drastic” change in its nature forcing us to “forget” how it was treated in the past. Thus, it has highlighted the need to use new technologies To share medical records and applications to control, for example, adherence to treatment.

Social networking and empowering AIDS patients

The project “CiViiV Innovation Capsules” aims to contribute to Improving the quality of life of a patient living with HIV Providing valuable content and all the necessary knowledge so that the model of care is increasingly individually customized. Joanne Carles MarshCo-Director of the Andalusian School of Patients, stressed the importance of the patient being active and becoming Health System Center. He emphasized that if this occurs, unnecessary visits to the emergency department are reduced, there is more coordinated care, the communication between the health care provider and the patient is better, in addition to reducing medical errors.

With this goal, I conveyed the need to lift “new methodologies” Like social networks and other platforms for Promote patient participation in the health system. “It is not necessary that they know much about HIV, the important thing is that they know the elements so that they can make better decisions in areas such as food, sexual practice, social activity, etc. to help improve your health and quality of life.

This aspect has also been taken up by Mr. Martha, from the MIT Technology Review, who noted the effect of new technologies For health professionals and their treatment with the patient. ‘Tech has Great potential to help on a daily basis He cautioned that it poses some challenges.

at this point, Diego Garcia MorcelloDirector of the Adhara barrier, these developments have been praised Bringing medicines closer to the patient Without going to the pharmacy or picking it up online consultation without going to the doctor. He cited a feature of great value for particularly vulnerable populations, such as transgender people.

An issue that has also been addressed Tony Boveda, Director of Cesida, who highlighted it The patient’s approach should be personal. In this way, he explained that professionals should take into account demographics, age, time spent on treatment, cultural level, etc. for the chronic patient.


Experts highlight the importance of a personalized medical approach and the use of new technologies


The initiative is endorsed by quality and guaranteed Spanish Society of Hospital Pharmacy (SEFH) and is coordinated by Anna Lozano Blazquez, Director of the Clinical Pharmacy Management Unit at the Central University Hospital of Asturias and Jose Manuel Martinez Sesmero, Head of the Department of Pharmacy at the Clínico San Carlos Hospital in Madrid, who insisted on “good knowledge” and “knowing all the new developments in the digitalization environment and knowing how to apply them correctly” in the health field.

Although it may contain statements, statements, or notes from health institutions or professionals, the information in medical writing is edited and prepared by journalists. We recommend the reader to consult a health professional with any health-related questions.

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