Ontario eConsult

Ontario eConsult has been created to enable timely and equitable access to specialist advice for all patients in Ontario. The program, with the support of the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, integrates two successful initiatives: BASE™ Managed Specialty model and the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s (OTN) Direct to Specialist model. The program includes 4 services:

  • Ontario eConsult 
  • Champlain BASE™ regional service
  • Teledermatology
  • Teleophthalmology

Accessed primarily through the secure OTNhub (, the program is led by the Ontario eConsult Centre of Excellence (eConsult COE), housed at The Ottawa Hospital in partnership with the Bruyère Research Institute.

Delivery partners include: Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN), OntarioMD, and eHealth Ontario, with the support of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Regional partners include:

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