A Rural Remedy to Health Care Access
High Country News
Feb 23, 2021
Features Project ECHO, a telementoring program created by a gastroenterologist in New Mexico, that connects specialists with physicians in rural areas and those working at state prisons to treat cases of hepatitis C through remote sessions. Describes how the program expanded to treat other health conditions in various states and adapted to address challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Access · Chronic disease management · Emergency preparedness and response · Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth · New Mexico