Waiting to see a specialist?
Ask your doctor or nurse practitioner about eConsult!
What is eConsult?
- A secure web-based tool
- Allows doctors or nurse practitioners timely access to specialist advice
- Often eliminates the need for an in-person specialist visit
What are the benefits to patients?
- ACCESS: over 90 specialty services
- FAST: Specialists respond to questions within 1 week, often as quickly as 2 days
- NO COST
- SECURE: eConsult meets all of the standards for privacy of communication between healthcare providers
- EFFICIENT: in about two-thirds of eConsults, the doctor or nurse practitioner gets all the advice they need to treat you themselves