Project ECHO’s Complex Care Initiative: Building Capacity to Help "Superutilizers" in Underserved Communities
Case study of 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.
Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein, Douglas McCarthy
Care coordination · Community health workers · Health workforce education and training · Medicaid · Mental health · Primary care · Substance abuse · Telehealth · New Mexico