The Champlain BASE™ eConsult Service
The Champlain BASE™ (Building Access to Specialists through eConsultation) eConsult service is a secure online platform connecting primary care providers and specialists. The service:
Offers patients more efficient, integrated, and coordinated care
Provides improved access to specialty care through the use of low cost, easy to use technology
Is planning service expansion, including to northern, rural, and long-term care communities
Was developed jointly by primary care providers and specialists
Includes family physicians and nurse practitioners as primary care providers
Has received consistent high satisfaction ratings by users
Delivers consistent results across time
Supports ongoing quality improvement through continuous service evaluation and data analysis
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September 10: The Long Term Care Chronicles Podcast recently recorded a series on eConsult. Listen to their overview of eConsult here: https://youtu.be/4B5SHlplMRw and stay tuned for interviews with Dr. Clare Liddy, Dr. Celeste Fung and a patient care partner!
September 10: As part of the Long Term Care Chronicles Podcast series on eConsult, Drs. Clare Liddy and Celeste Fung were interviewed about its use & value in long-term care. Listen on SoundCloud:
https://soundcloud.com/user-384632250/the-ltc-chronicles-econsult-discussion-with-dr-clare-liddy-dr-celeste-fung/s-6b8YSnRjGL9, YouTube: https://youtu.be/JDFDhG3Z_SM, or your favorite podcast app!
January 17: The slide deck from our 2019 eConsult Forum is now available for download
November 6: eConsult among services featured in the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer’s Environmental Scan on Virtual Care in Canada
October 10: Former Deputy Minister of Health for Ontario Robert Bell offered comment on eConsult's effectiveness: "it is so unusual (perhaps unique) for front line clinicians to develop a practice changing resource like BASE that transforms care [...] Congratulatiosn on this remarkable achievement."
September 13: Dr. Liddy received inaugrual Faculty of Medicine Award of Excellence from the University of Ottawa
July 2: an article on eConsult was featured in the latest volume of EP Lab Digest
April 29: A systematic review conducted by the eConsult team was the 10th most-read paper in the Journal of Telemedicine and e-Health over a 12-month period
March 18: An article on the impact of eConsult services on wait times appeared in the New York Times
March 17: A new article on eConsult's expansion to the SE LHIN published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
November 21: Dr. Erin Keely hosted a webinar for nurse practitioners about eConsult. Watch it here!
November 19: The Canadian Medical Association featured eConsult's Dr. Clare Liddy as a Physician Changemaker
October 5: Article on eConsult featured on website of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
September 6: paper exploring eConsult's IKT approach published in Healthcare Policy
July 31: eConsult featured in Canada Health Infoway's Annual Report
July 31: eConsult featured in the Ottawa Citizen
About the eConsult Service