Project ECHO®

Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a movement to de-monopolize knowledge and amplify local capacity that provides best-practice care for underserved people all over the world.

The ECHO® model is committed to addressing the needs of the most vulnerable populations by equipping communities with the right knowledge, at the right place, at the right time.

Fundamental Principals of the Project ECHO® model are:

  • Use Technology to leverage scarce resources
  • Share “best practices” to reduce disparities
  • Apply case-based learning to master complexity
  • Evaluate and monitor outcomes via web-based database

Current Programs

AHRQ ECHO Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network


Healthcentric Advisors, Brown University, and the University of RI Geriatric Workforce Education Program, in collaboration with the ECHO Institute at University of New Mexico and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), are sponsoring the Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network for RI.

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Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions

Join the Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) and Healthcentric Advisors as we discuss updates on the challenges and successes related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Rhode Island.

This two session series is relevant for clinicians who practice in a variety of settings including long term care, primary care, and home care. Participants will be able to ask the panel and presenters questions.

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