Project ECHO: Building capacity to manage complex conditions in rural, remote and underserved areas

Publication type
Journal article
Authors
Furlan AD Pajer KA Gardner W MacLeod B
Date published
2019 Oct 01
Journal
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Volume
24
Issue
4
Pages
115-120
Open Access?
No
Abstract

There is a need to bring specialized medical expertise to rural and remote areas. Project ECHO offers a method to move knowledge from specialists in academic centres using videoconference, case-base learning, and best-practices knowledge sharing. Ontario has implemented ECHO since 2014 and has demonstrated favourable outcomes among primary care clinicians