Digital Health News

SEAMO is pleased to welcome our new Regional eConsult Program Coordinator, Crystal Brash.

The Ocean eReferral Network is an EMR-integrated, cloud-based technology for healthcare referrals that enables quick and secure referrals to be sent and received through an electronic platform.

The Ontario eConsult Centre of Excellence has released new documentation to support the delegate model of workflow for eConsult providers.

The Heart Rhythm Service of Kingston has enthusiastically adopted eConsult within the shared practice model.

As of March 15, eConsults can be submitted to the South East regional Heart Rhythm Specialist Service led by Dr. Damian Redfearn.

Remember to set your priority region to “South East” to ensure you can access our regional groups and local specialists.

Want to know when to use the eConsult Program? Here are a few tips that can help primary care providers in deciding what types of issues eConsult can handle.

For Dr. Ben Ritsma from the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), the mode of virtual health care has always been important, before and during COVID-19.

Dr. Steve Mann is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and has been using the OCEAN eReferral system for a year.

For Dr. Meghan Wilson from the Department of Family Medicine, the shift to digital health care came when COVID-19 hit earlier this year.