|Share freely with others particularly in the case of knowledge to enable others to become equally expert.
|A rehearsal that is scheduled prior to the teleECHO clinic launch where hub sites check VTC capability of the hub and spoke sites and to provide housekeeping information.
|Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes
|Refers to Project ECHO’s legal entity, faculty and staff as well as headquarters and physical location at UNMHSC in Albuquerque, NM.
|Developed as a platform for both healthcare service delivery and research in 2003. The ECHO model is based on four core pillars: 1. use technology to leverage scarce resources, 2. sharing “best practices” to reduce disparities, 3. case-based learning to master complexity, and 4. a web-based database to monitor outcomes. The ECHO model develops knowledge and capacity among community clinicians through on-going telementoring and education.
|Refers to an exponential increase in workforce capacity created through the ECHO model. Utilizing telementoring and guided practice ECHO builds system capacity by empowering primary care providers to gain new knowledge and expertise to treat patients in their own communities.
|Regional center where multidisciplinary team of subject matter experts for a teleECHO clinic is located.
|Project ECHO’s web-based partner relations management tool that is used to manage teleECHO clinics, collect data on teleECHO clinic participation, and provide online resources to partners.
|Three day in-depth training for those that are ready to implement the ECHO model and have signed Project ECHO’s partnership documents. Allows partners to delve deeper into skills and resources needed while developing ongoing relationships with ECHO staff to allow for successful replication.
|IT Support Techs
|Project ECHO IT employee dedicated to managing and coordinating participant technological connections to the teleECHO clinics.
|Consists of regularly scheduled teleECHO clinics that bring together expert inter- disciplinary specialists and community-based partners.
|The sharing of knowledge between experts and community partners through active participation in teleECHO clinics.
|MetaECHO™/ MetaECHO™ Community
|Refers to the ever expanding community of individuals and organizations using the ECHO model to help demonopolize expert knowledge.
|Mock TeleECHO™ Clinic (Mock ECHO)
|Simulated teleECHO clinics that are designed to prepare hub team members for launching live teleECHO clinics.
|Full-day of presentations on the ECHO model in Albuquerque, NM including the mission/model, IT and ECHO applications, implementation next steps, evaluation, and snapshots of ECHO programs.
|This expert on the ECHO model provides direction to partners with next steps and individualized attention that is crucial to considering details involved in launching a new and successful ECHO program.
|Refers to the overall movement to implement the ECHO model, including the ECHO Institute.
|Implementation and adaption of the ECHO model based on community needs and resources with training and technical assistance from the ECHO Institute and other superhubs.
|Refers to an individual teleECHO clinic occurrence.
|Community partner site at which individual or team of learners is located and connects to hub via teleECHO clinics.
|Term used to describe regularly scheduled videoconferencing sessions which include subject matter experts and learners who use the ECHO model, didactic presentations and case-based learning to create learning loops. TeleECHO clinics are a core feature of the ECHO model.
|ECHO Medical Lead
|The ECHO Medical Lead assists in curriculum development for the educational and training component of the teleECHO clinic and assists in coordinating teleECHO clinic functions.
|The ECHO Director assists in curriculum development for the educational and training component of the teleECHO clinic, assists in coordinating teleECHO clinic functions and provide strategic direction to the ECHO team.
|ECHO Program Coordinator
|The ECHO Program Coordinator who is responsible for the administrative and organizational component of a teleECHO clinic, assists in coordinating teleECHO clinic curriculum development, and provides guidance information to teleECHO clinic participants and teleECHO clinic guest speakers.
|Term used to describe the guided mentoring relationship that develops during a teleECHO clinic using videoconferencing technology.
|University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, where the ECHO Institute is based in Albuquerque, NM.
|Video teleconferencing; participation in teleECHO clinics via video connection (like Zoom).
|Teleconferencing software used for teleECHO clinics.