Louisiana CAREWare Access Network (LaCAN)

The Louisiana CAREWare Access Network (LaCAN) is a collaborative effort between four Ryan White grantees in Louisiana to improve the information technology capacity to collect and report client-level data to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. The LaCAN partners include:

  • Louisiana Department of Health HIV/STD Program
  • City of New Orleans Office of Health Policy and AIDS Funding
  • City of Baton Rouge Division of Human Development and Services
  • NO/AIDS Task Force

These partners are using CAREWare as a central repository of client data and have agreed to exchange service information for the purpose of improving client care, data quality, and performance measurement. 

About CAREWare

CAREWare is free, scalable software for managing and monitoring HIV clinical and supportive care and will quickly produce a completed Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual Data Report (RDR) and the new Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services Report (RSR) for meeting reporting requirements to the federal grantee, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau (DHHS, HRSA, HAB). CAREWare was developed by jProg in New Orleans, Louisiana. Their website is: http://www.jprog.com/.





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