Programming Connection

Health navigation 

Evidence review

Health Navigation – A review of the evidence to support the impact of health navigation

Evidence briefs

ARTAS – Short-term health navigation program increases percentage of people living with HIV engaged in care

Linkage to Care Intervention – An intensive, time-limited linkage-to-care intervention positively impacts engagement in HIV care

Check Hep C – A community-based program in New York City focused on linkage to care and patient navigation for hepatitis C treatment for marginalized populations, including people who use drugs.

Project HOPE – Intensive health navigation may not overcome barriers to care for people living with HIV who use substances

Patient Navigation – Eleven factors that impact the success of health navigation programs

HIV Nurse Navigator – Use of nurse navigator is associated with positive engagement and clinical outcomes in veterans with HIV


Practice Guidelines in Peer Health Navigation for People Living with HIV The guidelines provide agencies with research- and practice-based information and recommendations to develop, implement and strengthen peer health navigation programs


Program models

Case study

A health navigation program for people living with HIV, hepatitis C and other chronic illnesses uses flexible care plans and long-term engagement to improve lives.

Case study

A clinic and outreach service that trains people living with HIV to help HIV-positive clients develop the ability to better manage their own health and care.

Case study

The Peer to Peer Program trains HIV+ peer mentors to provide tailored support to other people living with HIV.