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Project ECHO: Using telehealth to maintain a ready medical force

A diabetes specialists with the Diabetes Center of Excellence at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, conducts a diabetes and prevention ECHO session, using telehealth to provide virtual consultation and mentorship for Air Force primary care providers at different military treatment facilities, Nov. 19, 2018. Project ECHO (short for Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was originally developed by the University of New Mexico. The AFMS began using a modified version of Project ECHO in 2012 to improve the ability to connect medical Airmen with specialty providers at other military treatment facilities using telehealth capabilities. (U.S. Air Force illustration)

PHOTO BY: 59th Medical Wing Public Affairs
VIRIN: 190305-F-FT687-001.JPG
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