A text messaging intervention to improve retention in care and virologic suppression in a U.S. urban safety-net HIV clinic: study protocol for the Connect4Care (C4C) randomized controlled trial

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BACKGROUND Few data exist on the use of text messaging as a tool to promote retention in HIV care and virologic suppression at the clinic level in the United States. We describe the protocol for a study designed to investigate whether a text messaging intervention that supports healthy behaviors, encourages consistent engagement with care, and promotes… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-014-0718-6

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@inproceedings{Christopoulos2014ATM, title={A text messaging intervention to improve retention in care and virologic suppression in a U.S. urban safety-net HIV clinic: study protocol for the Connect4Care (C4C) randomized controlled trial}, author={Katerina A Christopoulos and Elise D. Riley and Jacqueline Peterson Tulsky and Adam W Carrico and Judith T Moskowitz and Leslie Wilson and Lara S. Coffin and Veesta Falahati and Jordan Akerley and Joan F. Hilton}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2014} }