Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

COVID-19 Telehealth for Indian Country: Tribal Response to an Emerging Pandemic

Stephens, D., Wu, A., Vinson, E., Woodbury, M., Davis, C., Reilley, B., Leston, J.

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Peer Review Study

Organizational Change/ Development
Education Access and Quality
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article describes how the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) telehealth program, known as Extensions for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO), or teleECHO, adapted to COVID-19 in providing community clinicians/public health workers access to experts. Descriptions of how healthcare providers and staff adapted practices to be culturally responsive to tribal communities is presented.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity, Capacity Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

American Indian

Setting(s) of Implementation

Clinical, Community

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period