Address:
1301 Solana Blvd., Bldg. 2
Westlake, Texas 76262
USA
817-767-6201
Contact Information
Keitha Ray
Manager of Business Development
817-767-6201
kray@echolocum.com
Year Incorporated or Founded:
2011
State Incorporated or Founded:
Delaware
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers, Medical specialty service provider to non-healthcare systems
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

ECHO Locum Tenens is a growing, high-performing, physician-led consulting organization founded in 2011 to provide temporary practitioner staffing for acute care hospitals, primary care clinics, and urgent care clinics nationwide. From physicians to mid-levels, ECHO provides staffing from one week to one year or more at a time. ECHO Locum Tenens is an affiliate organization of Sound Physicians.

Tele-Services:
Internal medicine, Pediatrics, Primary care, Pulmonary medicine, Urgent care
Currently providing services in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Target(s) for services:
Accountable Care Organizations; Assisted living facilities; Community mental health clinics; Correctional facilities; FQHCs; Rural hospitals; Urban/suburban Hospitals; Military bases; Nursing homes; Patients directly; Private physician practices; Schools; Senior communities; Skilled nursing facilities; Urgent care centers
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
100+
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
301-350
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
451-500
Number full-time NP telehealth professionals:
11-15
Number part-time NP telehealth professionals:
16-20
Number full-time PA telehealth professionals:
11-15
Number part-time PA telehealth professionals:
11-15
Other telehealth professionals:
*note - all practitioners are independent contractors and not employees.
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Less than 1 month
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
ECHO Locum Tenens does not provide any telemedicine platform. However, our providers are able to work through multiple telemedicine systems.
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
No
How EHR interfaces with the EHR of the referring/consulting site:
ECHO Locum Tenens providers can utilize EHR though a system that is provided.
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
Not applicable
Nonemergent Services wait time other:
Each situation is based on the expectation of the client and what is needed.
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
Yes
How clinical practice guidelines are integrated:
Our teams are dedicated to the organization's core values of quality, service, teamwork, innovation and integrity. These values are central to the success of each placement. QUALITY: Dedication to creating the best clinical outcomes and processes SERVICE: Strives to exceed the expectations of our patients and the medical community TEAMWORK: Commitment to collaboration in care INNOVATION: Creative and skillful problem solving that drives improvement INTEGRITY: Honor commitments to our patients, our practice, and our partner hospitals
Provides Billing Services:
No
Other Payers Billed:
n/a
Teleproviders are physically located in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
How teleproviders are recruited:
As the affiliate of Sound Physicians, ECHO Locum Tenens providers work both with Sound Inpatient programs along with outpatient programs in multiple facility settings through ECHO. Providers are sourced based on the parameters of the expectation and need of the client and are screened accordingly. Clients always have the final say if they would like to proceed with any committed, qualified candidates that are presented.
Other Payment Model:
n/a for billing Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants work as independent contractors through ECHO and ECHO is only paid when a provider actually goes to work. Providers are then compensated by ECHO on the client's behalf.
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Yes
Minimum monthly consultation requirement:
no minimum
Minimum number of hospital beds:
no minimum
Minimum number of ICU or NICU beds:
no minimum
Additional company information:

ECHO Locum Tenens offers providers to work in a telemedicine setting that is based on the needs and expectations of the client's programs and needs. Whether you are seeking coverage for the next year or just for the next month, ECHO can help. With well over 1000 physicians working with our programs currently, typically working 7 day block shifts, telemedicine offers the perfect accompaniment to utilize fantastic physicians with solid availability. Our standards are high for the physicians we represent and the people who work with us. We are founded and led by physicians with passion for quality, service, teamwork, innovation, and integrity. The ECHO commitment is to get physicians working for you, the client, quickly and ensure patients receive high-quality competent care when and where you need it.


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