The Southeast region eReferral team have engaged in a number of initiatives to ensure your experience is a positive one.
The volume of eReferrals being sent in the Southeast keeps rising - from April 1 to August 31, 2022, there have been 18,725 eReferrals sent! eReferral is helping to make the lives of patients and physicians easier every day!
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has undertaken a project to pilot an integrated model of Ocean eReferral and Novari eRequest to digitize and centralize how outpatient referrals are received and managed by specialties.
As a family doctor and assistant professor with the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University, Dr. David Barber knows both the benefits and pain points of the eConsult service.
The virtual care access toolkit (VCAT) project is a patient-oriented research project co-designed with patient partners.
AEFI (adverse event following immunization) reporting is available in the Ocean eReferral tool.
As of November 2021, 8,033 eConsults have been sent in the past 12 months.
Dr. Siddhartha Srivastava from the Division of General Internal Medicine is working in a large multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, leaders, and experts from SEAMO, Kingston Health Sciences Center, primary care teams, and Queen’s University, working together biweekly on a pilot project that will bring together the various digital health tools in the region into one streamlined consultation process.
The Division of Dermatology has been the busiest receiver of referrals for a long time. SEAMO is pleased to welcome Dermatology into a brand new eConsult pilot project, encouraging referring physicians to send an eConsult to this team of doctors instead.