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Project ECHO's Complex Care Initiative: Building Capacity to Help "Superutilizers" in Underserved Communities

Description
Describes a case study from the University of New Mexico's Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) program, which uses telehealth to support primary care clinicians in underserved areas. Focuses on a project targeting Medicaid beneficiaries with substance abuse and mental health issues, with details on two primary care teams being supported, including one in a rural New Mexico community.
Author(s)
Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein, Douglas McCarthy
Date
08/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Care coordination · Community health workers · Health workforce education and training · Medicaid · Mental health · Primary care · Substance abuse · Telehealth · New Mexico