Rutgers study shows decreased hospitalizations for diabetes patients associated with telementoring program

The model for Project ECHO is based on the “all teach, all learn” model, which encourages participants to engage in thoughtful discussions, unlike traditional medical education, Bridgeman said. This ensures that local community providers have the necessary knowledge to properly conduct procedures, she said.

Joel Cantor, director of the Center for State Health Policy at the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research and lead author of the study, said that researchers analyzed data from New Jersey’s Medicaid program, which provides coverage for approximately 2 million low-income individuals.

Rutgers Daily Targum, April 19, 2022