How Project ECHO works?
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a lifelong learning and guided practice model. Using proven techniques and interactive video technology, the ECHO Model connects groups of community providers- with specialists at centers for excellence in regular real time collaborative sessions. The session are designed around case-based learning to help providers gain the expertise required to provide needed services. Providers gain skills and confidence and as the capacity of the local workforce increases, lives improve.
We call it “all teach, all learn". For more information, please visit: https://echo.unm.edu.
ECHO sessions take place via real-time, interactive videoconferencing, using a PC/Mac, laptop, tablet, or smart phone equipped with a webcam, and a versatile, user-friendly, HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based software application called Zoom.
Participation in MPBHP ECHO Learning Series is free for clinicians and organizations.
- Professional Development: Participants gain new skills and competencies for managing patients.
- Creating Community: Clinician teams can increase professional satisfaction and decrease isolation, thus creating a sense of community.
- Increased Patient Satisfaction: Patients can continue to work with their trusted clinician instead of traveling long distances to be seen by a specialist.
- Improved Quality of Care: Healthcare professionals who participate in ECHO increase their knowledge and self-efficacy.