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The next round of payments for the Ontario eConsult Program will be distributed in July. Remuneration is provided quarterly by the SEAMO Office in January, April, July and October.
Specialists receive $200 per hour, pro-rated in five-minute increments, for the first 25 minutes. Compensation for time over 25 minutes is calculated to the minute. Time spent conducting eConsults is self-reported.
For more information, contact Lacey Cranston by email or phone 613-533-6000 ext. 75963.
The Ontario eConsult Program partnered with Correctional Service Canada (CSC) to improve access to specialist care for the inmate population. In the first 100 days of 2019, eConsult usage by CSC physicians grew by 333% over the last 100 days of 2018.
Specialists in our region answered 3,830 eConsult requests between June 2018 and May 2019, resulting in a whopping 195% increase over the number of consults answered (1,294) during the same period in 2017-18.
Are you heading to the beach or escaping to the cottage for some well-deserved R&R? Set an out-of-office notification on your eConsult account so you won’t receive requests while you’re away.
The Medical Education Development Program (MEDP) supports SEAMO’s objective to build an academy of SEAMO physician educational leaders and scholars with a critical mass sufficient to enable the continuous implementation of best principles and leading practices in medical education.
This Spring, SEAMO received four requests in which all four were recommended for funding by the Medical Education Program Committee (MEPC). Approximately $55 thousand dollars will be provided to the successful applicants to help further their medical education.