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Resources by Topic: Specialty care

Missouri Show-Me ECHO
Provides training using videoconferencing technology to connect interdisciplinary experts with primary care providers and other professionals in Missouri to develop their skills and improve patient care, access, quality, and efficiency. Offers free continuing education for participating sites and individuals.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Missouri Telehealth Network, University of Missouri School of Medicine
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Oregon ECHO Network - Project ECHO
An interactive educational and community-building experience that allows Oregon healthcare professionals to gain new skills and competencies through video connection for providing specialty care to patients.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Oregon ECHO Network
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Project ECHO at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Offers a telementoring model using video-conferencing technology to connect rural community-based primary care teams in New Hampshire and Vermont with expert providers.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health
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Substance Use Management Warmline
Free, confidential teleconsultation service for clinicians, providing expert recommendations addressing substance use evaluation and management. Provides peer-to-peer consultation to support primary care providers in managing complex patients with addiction, chronic pain, and behavioral health issues.
Type: Hotline
Sponsoring organization: National Clinician Consultation Center
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Rural Hospital Map
Interactive map showing the location of Veteran's Administration healthcare facilities and the areas around these facilities that are within 30 minutes or 60 minutes drive time. A proposed standard for access to non-VA providers through the Veterans Community Care Program is 30 minutes of drive time for primary and behavioral care and 60 minutes for specialty care from the veteran's residence.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Hospital Industry Data Institute, Missouri Hospital Association, National Rural Health Association
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VHA-ORH Rural Promising Practices
A compendium describing proven models of care currently implemented to improve access to care and specialty care for rural veterans and their families within their own communities. Provides clinical and operational information about these models for healthcare professionals serving rural veterans.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska Clinical Psychologist Map
Shows clinical psychology state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska Primary Care: OB GYN Shortage Area Map
Shows general obstetrics and gynecology state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska General Pediatrics Map
Shows general pediatrics state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska General Internal Medicine Map
Shows general internal medicine state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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