Clancy Slide 9

Director's Update

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Project ECHO: Video Connections Improve Hepatitis C Outcomes

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  • Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) uses technology to connect specialists with primary care clinicians in underserved communities.
  • Results: Hepatitis C patients cared for in underserved communities did as well as patients cared for by specialists at a university-affiliated hospital.

Published June 2 in New England Journal of Medicine; published in June 9 print edition.

Image: A photograph shows a computer wearing a white lab coat and stethoscope; a doctor's face appears in the monitor.


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Page last reviewed November 2012
Internet Citation: Clancy Slide 9: Director's Update. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-07-nac/clancy/clancysl9.html