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Project ECHO: Building Capacity to Treat Complex Medical Conditions through Telementoring

ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a movement to connect local primary care teams with inter-disciplinary specialist teams to improve treatment for complex and chronic health conditions. ECHO uses technology to facilitate mentoring and knowledge sharing, enabling local primary care clinicians to provide best practice care for patients when they need it, close to home. This training highlights the use of the ECHO model in Indiana. 

Audience
Public health professionals, nurses, behavioral health professionals, primary care physicians, local health department professionals and those working in other health-related agencies.

Speaker
Andrea Janota, MPH, Program Coodinator, Center for Public Health Practice, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University

Learning Objectives
  • Describe Project ECHO
  • Examine the efficacy of the ECHO model in Indiana
  • Discuss how to launch an ECHO program
  • Identify ways to become involved with these initiatives
Continuing Education Credit
CE is not available for this training.

Sponsors
This presentation was developed by the ECHO Center at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI for the HRSA Region 5 Public Health Training Center in June 2019.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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