Slide 46: Project ECHO

Director's Update Slides from the July 2012 National Advisory Council

Slide 46: Project ECHO

  • Funded by AHRQ in 2004; subsequent funding from RWJF and now CMMI.
  • Results published in NEJM last year:
    • Reduced rural disparities in care.
    • Improved provider satisfaction.
  • Adopted by the Veterans Health Administration 7/11/12.

Image: A first page of the NEJM article, "Outcomes of Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection by Primary Care Providers," is shown.

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Internet Citation: Slide 46: Project ECHO. August 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl46.html