eConsult

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?

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  • 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

How does it work?

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Talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner about eConsult!

They can sign up by contacting us at eConsultCOE@toh.ca.

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