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Resources by Topic: Specialty care

Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Rural Areas Topic Guide
Provides resources and information on cancer risks, prevention and screening, access to cancer treatment, and cancer survivorship in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Indiana Physician Workforce Dashboards
Presents information on the physician workforce in Indiana, including geographic supply trends, demographics, education, and practice and specialty. Provides population to provider ratios broken down by county and metro versus nonmetro.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Indian Country ECHO
Provides learning opportunities for clinicians and staff working in American Indian and Alaska Native communities to receive specialized care training in a variety of topics including behavioral health, COVID-19, diabetes, hepatitis C, maternal and child health, substance use disorders, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
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UT Health San Antonio ECHO
Program partnering healthcare workers in underserved, remote, and rural areas with providers to expand knowledge and support specialty care in local communities through the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: UT Health San Antonio
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UNC Project ECHO
Offers live, web-based sessions where clinical specialists work with healthcare providers, and community and state partners to develop learning communities, facilitate reflective assessment, discuss evidence-based care and methods to address barriers to treatment, and expand access to life saving MAT in North Carolina. Continuing medical education (CME) credits are provided to participants and free DATA 2000 waiver training.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Wisconsin Project ECHO Series
A statewide educational initiative connecting clinical experts with primary care providers and medication assisted treatment (MAT) prescribers across Wisconsin in an effort to reduce substance-related complications. Via a regularly scheduled videoconference, a multidisciplinary panel of specialists provide education and lead a collaborative discussion on submitted patient cases.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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UW Medicine Connect with a Provider
Offers consultation and medical education to healthcare professionals and specialized clinical care to patients through telehealth. Includes a section on telehealth provider education services listing several Project ECHO videoconferencing sessions covering a variety of health topics. Also, a physician liaison program serves as a resource for referring physicians and other healthcare professionals to address questions and concerns. Programs focus on supporting all communities in the WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho).
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Washington School of Medicine
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Wyoming Project ECHO
A knowledge sharing network led by experts using videoconference technology to conduct learning sessions about evidence-based practices in health, education, and disability services. Offers educators, healthcare providers, special service providers, case managers, and administrators expert information directly to their work place.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Wyoming
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West Virginia Project ECHO
Offers primary care providers and primary care teams in West Virginia and throughout the U.S. an opportunity to increase their knowledge and competencies in specialty areas at no cost directly in their clinics. Expert teams use multi-point video conferencing technology to lead virtual clinics with community providers.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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Virginia Project ECHO
Connects groups of community providers with healthcare specialists in collaborative sessions that offer case-based learning and mentorship to help them gain the expertise required to provides specialty care to patients with complex health conditions. Offers continuing medical education (CME) units and continuing nursing education units.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health
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