MetaECHO 2017 brought together over 650 health policy experts, government officials, academic leaders, funders, and Project ECHO’s global replication partners – all committed to a collective goal of touching one billion lives by 2025.
The ECHO Colorado team was in full attendance this year as both learners and presenters. MetaECHO served to be a mega-dose of inspiration to the team as we engaged with individuals from all over the world committed to the mission and movement of Project ECHO. Founder of Project ECHO, Dr. Sanjeev Arora, welcomed attendees and updates the reach us all on the reach of Project ECHO to date :
- Hub sites across the world
- Expands across 6 continents
- More than 65 complex conditions are being addressed
The conference was packed with inspirational discussion and keynotes, including ECHO Colorado’s Executive Director, John F. “Fred” Thomas, who presented on the panel “What Does Value-Based Care Mean for ECHO.”
The team also had a poster presentation “Stages of Participation: Participants’ perspectives on Key facilitators and Barriers,” with contributions from Erin Bishop, MPH; Michelle Guthrie, MPH’ Suzuho Shimasaki, DrPH, MPH’ and John F. “Fred” Thomas, Ph.D.
We’re looking forward to reconnecting at the 2019 MetaECHO and continuing to contribute to the collective goal of touching one billion lives.