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Project ECHO helps osteoporosis specialists connect with PCPs

Key clinical point: The Bone Health TeleECHO program helps health care providers learn about osteoporosis and become experts in their own communities.

Major finding: Health care providers who participated in the ECHO program became more confident in 20 different domains of osteoporosis treatment.

Study details: A survey of 263 health care providers using the Bone Health TeleECHO program for 21 months.

Disclosures: Dr. Lewiecki reports research grant support from Amgen, consulting fees from Amgen, Radius, Shire, Alexion, and Ultragenyx, speaking fees from Radius, Shire, and Alexion, and is an advisory board member with the National Osteoporosis Foundation, International Society for Clinical Densitometry, and the Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico.


Lewiecki ME. ASBMR 2019. Symposia: Cutting Edge Concepts: Novel Approaches to Reducing Fractures. Bone Health TeleECHO.