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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 115-120

Project ECHO: Building capacity to manage complex conditions in rural, remote and underserved areas


1 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
2 Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, ON, Canada
3 Department of Psychiatry, CHEO Research Institute; Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
4 Department of Family Medicine, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

Correspondence Address:
Andrea D Furlan
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Canada
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/CJRM.CJRM_20_18

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There is a need to bring specialized medical expertise to rural and remote areas. Project ECHO offers a method to move knowledge from specialists in academic centres using videoconference, case-base learning, and best-practices knowledge sharing. Ontario has implemented ECHO since 2014 and has demonstrated favourable outcomes among primary care clinicians.


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