The California Department of Public Health hired Facente Consulting to analyze a mountain of data from annual National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) surveys conducted in San Diego since 2013, providing R code to clean the datasets for future use and a summary of preliminary results of risk factor trends over time.
Facente Consulting was selected by the California Department of Public Health to lead the process to conduct a needs assessment to support data-driven decision-making about the state's Integrated HIV Surveillance, Prevention, and Care Plan for 2023-2026.
The California Department of Public Health enlisted Facente Consulting to help them research and submit a report to the legislature summarizing findings and recommendations about the effectiveness and feasibility of routine HIV screening in California Emergency Departments.
Facente Consulting assisted the California Department of Public Health to synthesize, draft, and finalize a revised set of Standards of Care documents for all 29 Ryan White Part B service categories in 2018, improving consistency of HIV care for people living throughout the state.
The Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch of the California Department of Public Health hired Facente Consulting to assess and revamp the California Fit Business Kit, a toolkit that supports employers to implement worksite wellness strategies for low-wage workers.
Facente Consulting worked with the California Department of Public Health and local health departments in 6 California counties to develop 5-year plans under the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative, then successfully implement those innovative plans beginning in 2021.
Facente Consulting designed and led the process to develop and implement a new strategic plan for California to end the HIV, HCV, and STI "syndemic," featuring 30 strategies to address these diseases through the lenses of 6 social determinants of health.
Facente Consulting is helping California's Tobacco Control Program to plan and implement a Health Equity Summit in September 2022, followed by writing a Health Equity Plan to guide the Program's work to end tobacco use in California among the most highly impacted groups.