The PMCC aims to improve the quality of care and the patient experience while reducing overall costs. Here is the PMCC model:
John "Fred" Thomas, PhD
The Peer Mentored Care Collaborative (PMCC) consists of two innovative and highly regarded programs, ECHO Colorado (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) and Project CORE (Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences). Through these programs, primary care providers are offered tools to partner with colleagues at the Anschutz Medical Campus to build a virtual, patient-centered medical neighborhood that enables communication, reduces the potential for fragmented care, promotes enhanced coordination and ultimately improves access to specialty care for patients..The PMCC aims to leverage partnerships with stakeholders across the state of Colorado to meet rural providers where they are with the goal of improving each domain of the quadruple aim: increasing access to care, reducing costs and unnecessary care, improving patient outcomes and improving patient and provider satisfaction with care.