ECHO Impact - Overview

Key metrics for Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service's ECHO impact so far.

To celebrate Project ECHO’s 7th birthday at CHQ, we’ve got 7 fast facts on the impact we’ve had across Queensland:

  1. 2,658 frontline providers across 423 local communities have accessed advice and support from our specialist ECHO panel teams
  2. 90% of ECHO participants reported implementing positive changes in their local practices that they attributed to support provided by ECHO networks
  3. 94 ECHO Networks launched, delivering 752 virtual sessions – totaling 1,887 hours of free learning and support for frontline providers
  4. 17 individuals on average participating per session
  5. 23 organisations across Australia have been trained by the CHQ ECHO Superhub to run their own ECHO Networks – including Primary Health Networks (PHN), universities, Hospital and Health Services (HSS) and NGOs
  6. Looking beyond Queensland we’ve also supported frontline child and youth health providers in every state and territory of Australia, AND 7 other countries
  7. We’ve partnered with over 800 other organisations including Child Safety, Education, Youth Justice, NDIA, as well as other HHSs, PHNs and general practices to support frontline professionals where and when they need access to learning, advice, mentorship and professional networks.

ECHO Impact Map - Children's Health Queensland

Project ECHO continues to grow and further connect the health system - throughout both urban and rural regions.  The impact map below displays our current reach across Queensland and Australia.

ECHO CHQ Impact Map

Project ECHO - Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Complex Pain

The success of the Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Complex Pain ECHO network is testament to the effectiveness of the ECHO model in integrating care throughout Queensland.

Watch the below video for a brief overview, and view the written abstract here for more detail.


  • Nixon, P., Broccatelli, C., Moss, P., Baggio, S., Young, A., & Newcomb, D. (2024). Healthcare social network research and the ECHO model: Exploring a community of practice to support cultural brokers and transfer cultural knowledge. BMC Health Services Research, 24(1), 558.
  • Moss, P., Hartley, N., & Russell, T. (2024). Project ECHO: a global cross-sectional examination of implementation success. BMC Health Services Research, 24(1), 583.
  • Marshall, J., Moss, P., Raatz, M., Ward, E. C., Frederiksen, N., Reilly, C., Dickinson, C., Clarke, S., & Beak, K. (2024). Experiences of Allied Health Clinicians Accessing a Pilot Project ECHO Program to Support Learning in Pediatric Feeding. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions.
  • Moss P, Nixon P, Baggio S, Newcomb D. Turning Strategy into Action – Using the ECHO Model to Empower the Australian Workforce to Integrate Care. International Journal of Integrated Care, 2023; 23(2): 16, 1–14. DOI:
  • Moss, P., Hartley, N., Newcomb, D., & Russell, T. (2022). Measuring the Success of a Project ECHO Implementation: Results from an International e-Delphi Study. Global Implementation Research and Applications, 2(3), 179-194.
  • Moss, P., Hartley, N., & Russell, T. (2022). Integration intrapreneurship: implementing innovation in a public healthcare organization. Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 11(1), 50.
  • Moss P, Nixon P, Newcomb D. Implementation of the first Project ECHO Superhub in Australia. International Journal of Integrated Care, 2021;20(S1):15.
  • Moss, P., Hartley, N., Ziviani, J., Newcomb, D., & Russell, T. (2020). Executive Decision-Making: Piloting Project ECHO to Integrate Care in Queensland. International Journal of Integrated Care, 20(4), 1-15.
  • Newcomb, D., Nixon, P., Moss, P., & Kapoor, V. (2022). Supporting GPs in the management of children and young people with ADHD through Project ECHO®: results from a self-efficacy survey. International Journal of Integrated Care, 22(3).
  • Raatz, M., Ward, E.C., Moss, P., Reilly, C., Frederiksen, N., Dickinson, C., Clarke, S., Beak, K., & Marshall, J. Examining the Outcomes of Project ECHO® as an Interprofessional Community of Practice for Pediatric Feeding Clinicians. Dysphagia (2023).

Last updated: May 2024