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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27732095/econsults-to-endocrinologists-improve-access-and-change-primary-care-provider-behavior
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Christopher S Tran, Clare E Liddy, Dora M Liu, Amir Afkham, Erin J Keely
OBJECTIVE: To describe the impact of an eConsult service on access to endocrinologists along with its influence on changing primary care provider (PCP) course of action and referral behaviors. METHODS: Established in 2011, the Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialist Care via eConsult) service allows PCPs to access specialist care in lieu of traditional face-to-face referrals. We conducted a cross-sectional study of eConsult cases submitted to endocrinologists by PCPs between April 15, 2011 and January 31, 2015...
October 2016: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27469441/adoption-and-impact-of-an-econsult-system-in-a-fee-for-service-setting
#2
Nathaniel Gleason, Priya A Prasad, Sara Ackerman, Chanda Ho, Jennifer Monacelli, Michael Wang, Don Collado, Ralph Gonzales
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 25, 2016: Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27338880/what-are-the-cost-savings-associated-with-providing-access-to-specialist-care-through-the-champlain-base-econsult-service-a-costing-evaluation
#3
Clare Liddy, Paul Drosinis, Catherine Deri Armstrong, Fanny McKellips, Amir Afkham, Erin Keely
OBJECTIVE: This study estimates the costs and potential savings associated with all eConsult cases completed between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015. DESIGN: Costing evaluation from the societal perspective estimating the costs and potential savings associated with all eConsults completed during the study period. SETTING: Champlain health region in Eastern Ontario, Canada. POPULATION: Primary care providers and specialists registered to use the eConsult service...
2016: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27295019/econsults-to-endocrinologists-improve-access-and-change-primary-care-provider-behavior
#4
Christopher S Tran, Clare E Liddy, Dora M Liu, Amir Afkham, Erin J Keely
OBJECTIVE: To describe the impact of an eConsult service on access to endocrinologists along with its influence on changing primary care provider (PCP) course of action and referral behaviors. METHODS: Established in 2011, the Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialist Care via eConsult) service allows PCPs to access specialist care in lieu of traditional face-to-face referrals. We conducted a cross-sectional study of eConsult cases submitted to endocrinologists by PCPs between April 15, 2011 and January 31, 2015...
June 13, 2016: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27159757/evaluation-of-an-electronic-consultation-service-in-obstetrics-and-gynecology-in-ontario
#5
Fady Shehata, Glenn Posner, Amir Afkham, Clare Liddy, Erin Keely
OBJECTIVE: To describe the effectiveness of an electronic consultation (eConsult) service by examining the number of traditional referrals that were avoided as a result of the service, to characterize the type and content of the clinical questions being asked, and to describe the time required for the specialist to complete each eConsult. METHODS: This is a retrospective electronic chart review study. All eConsults directed to obstetrics and gynecology from July 2011 to January 2015 were reviewed...
June 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27106936/ask-the-econsultant-improving-access-to-haematology-expertise-using-an-asynchronous-econsult-system
#6
Adam Fogel, Karima Khamisa, Amir Afkham, Clare Liddy, Erin Keely
INTRODUCTION: The Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialists through eConsultation) eConsultation service was designed to address the limited access to specialist care in Canada, which can lead to long waiting times and, subsequently, negative patient outcomes. Our primary objective was to perform an in-depth analysis of the use, content, and perceived value of haematology electronic consults (eConsults) submitted by primary care providers (PCPs) to the eConsult service. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study using descriptive statistics to examine post-eConsult surveys for PCPs and other collected data including PCP designation, time for specialist to complete the eConsult, specialist response time, perceived value of the eConsult by the PCP, and the need for a face-to-face referral following the eConsult...
April 22, 2016: Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27075028/electronic-consultation-systems-worldwide-prevalence-and-their-impact-on-patient-care-a-systematic-review
#7
REVIEW
Clare Liddy, Paul Drosinis, Erin Keely
BACKGROUND: Many health organizations are exploring the potential of electronic consultation (eConsult) services to address excessive wait times for specialist care. OBJECTIVE: To understand the effectiveness, population impact and costs associated with implementation of eConsult services. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review using a narrative synthesis approach. We searched Medline and Embase from inception to August 2014 (English/French)...
June 2016: Family Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27040667/improving-access-to-chronic-pain-services-through-econsultation-a-cross-sectional-study-of-the-champlain-base-econsult-service
#8
Clare Liddy, Catherine Smyth, Patricia A Poulin, Justin Joschko, Melanie Rebelo, Erin Keely
OBJECTIVE: To describe the impact of the Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialists through eConsultation) eConsult service on access to specialist care for patients with chronic pain. DESIGN: A cross-sectional descriptive study SETTING: The Champlain Local Health Integration Network, comprising Ottawa, Canada, and the surrounding region. SUBJECTS: All eConsult cases submitted to chronic pain specialists by primary care providers between April 15, 2011 and June 30, 2015...
April 3, 2016: Pain Medicine: the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26940797/analysis-of-an-electronic-consultation-program-at-an-academic-medical-centre-primary-care-provider-questions-specialist-responses-and-primary-care-provider-actions
#9
Katherine Wrenn, Sereina Catschegn, Marisa Cruz, Nathaniel Gleason, Ralph Gonzales
INTRODUCTION: Electronic consultations (eConsults) increase access to specialty care, but little is known about the types of questions primary care providers (PCPs) ask through eConsults, and how they respond to specialist recommendations. METHODS: This is a retrospective descriptive analysis of the first 200 eConsults completed in the UCSF eConsult program. Participating PCPs were from eight adult primary care sites at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA...
March 3, 2016: Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26281010/impact-of-question-content-on-e-consultation-outcomes
#10
Christopher Tran, Clare Liddy, Nicole Pinto, Erin Keely
BACKGROUND: By facilitating direct communication of primary care providers (PCPs) with specialists for advice, electronic consult (e-consult) services can reduce the need for patients to wait for and travel to face-to-face consultations with specialists. An association between avoiding face-to-face referrals using an e-consult service and specific content within each e-consult has not been rigorously explored. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cases submitted to the Champlain Building Access to Specialists through eConsultation service between April 2011 to May 2013 were evaluated...
March 2016: Telemedicine Journal and E-health: the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26195689/advancing-the-primary-specialty-care-interface-through-econsults-and-enhanced-referrals
#11
Ardis Davis, Valerie Gilchrist, Kevin Grumbach, Paul James, Rusty Kallenberg, Scott A Shipman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2015: Annals of Family Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25980708/the-current-state-of-electronic-consultation-and-electronic-referral-systems-in-canada-an-environmental-scan
#12
Clare Liddy, Matthew Hogel, Valerie Blazkho, Erin Keely
Access to specialist care is a point of concern for patients, primary care providers, and specialists in Canada. Innovative e-health platforms such as electronic consultation (eConsultation) and referral (eReferral) can improve access to specialist care. These systems allow physicians to communicate asynchronously and could reduce the number of unnecessary referrals that clog wait lists, provide a record of the patient's journey through the referral system, and lead to more efficient visits. Little is known about the current state of eConsultation and eReferral in Canada...
2015: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25980707/what-are-the-costs-of-improving-access-to-specialists-through-econsultation-the-champlain-base-experience
#13
Clare Liddy, Catherine Deri Armstrong, Paul Drosinis, Ferdinand Mito-Yobo, Amir Afkham, Erin Keely
Excessive wait times and poor access to care are among the most significant problems facing health care service delivery in Canada and beyond. We implemented the Champlain BASE eConsult service in the region of Ottawa, Canada to increase access to specialist care. We have collected ongoing utilization data and provider surveys over a three year period, providing a unique opportunity to explore the economic aspects of this multispecialty eConsult service. This is an economic evaluation from the perspective of the payer: the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario...
2015: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25980703/perspectives-of-champlain-base-specialist-physicians-their-motivation-experiences-and-recommendations-for-providing-econsultations-to-primary-care-providers
#14
Erin Keely, Paul Drosinis, Amir Afkham, Clare Liddy
Electronic consultation can improve access to specialist care. However, specialists have been identified as less likely to adopt electronic solutions in clinical settings. We conducted an online survey to explore the perspectives of specialists who use the Champlain BASE eConsult service in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Specialists were asked their opinions on experience with the service, their current consult/referral practices, recommendations for change and expansion of the service, and compensation models. We tabulated descriptive statistics from the multiple choice and Likert scale responses and performed a content analysis with an emergent code strategy for open-text responses...
2015: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25965249/a-comparison-of-referral-patterns-to-a-multispecialty-econsultation-service-between-nurse-practitioners-and-family-physicians-the-case-for-econsult
#15
Clare Liddy, Catherine Deri Armstrong, Fanny McKellips, Erin Keely
PURPOSE: To explore referral patterns of nurse practitioners (NPs) and family physicians (FPs) using an electronic consultation (eConsult) service, and assess their perspectives on the service's value to their patients and themselves. DATA SOURCES: A mixed methods study including a cross-sectional analysis of utilization data drawn from all eConsults completed from April 15, 2011 to September 30, 2014, and a content analysis of NP survey responses completed from January 1 to September 30, 2014...
March 2016: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25957372/impact-of-and-satisfaction-with-a-new-econsult-service-a-mixed-methods-study-of-primary-care-providers
#16
Clare Liddy, Amir Afkham, Paul Drosinis, Justin Joschko, Erin Keely
OBJECTIVES: We have improved access to specialist care and decreased wait times in our region through the development and implementation of the Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialists through eConsultation) service. This secure, web-based tool allows primary care providers (PCPs) quick access to specialist advice for their patients and often helps to avoid the need for a face-to-face referral. Our successful implementation of eConsult in our region provides a unique opportunity to examine PCPs' satisfaction and overall perspective on using the service...
May 2015: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: JABFM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25797111/patients-perspectives-on-wait-times-and-the-referral-consultation-process-while-attending-a-tertiary-diabetes-and-endocrinology-centre-is-econsultation-an-acceptable-option
#17
Erin Keely, Lara Traczyk, Clare Liddy
The goal of this study was to establish patients' perspectives on the acceptability of wait times, the impact of wait times on their health and the possibility of using electronic consultations (eConsultations) to avoid visits to specialists. A 2-stage patient survey (self-administered and with a follow-up telephone call) and a chart audit was conducted on a sequential sample of patients attending their initial consultations in a tertiary diabetes and endocrinology centre. Patients' perspectives on actual and ideal wait times, the impact of waiting for access, the effectiveness of the referral-consultation process and attitudes toward eConsultations as an alternative to traditional referral-consultations were collected...
August 2015: Canadian Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25667365/transforming-the-endocrine-consult-asynchronous-provider-consultations
#18
Marisa L Cruz, Nathaniel Gleason, Michael Wang, Katherine Wrenn, Ralph Gonzales
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the impact of virtual consultations on the spectrum and volume of endocrine consults, access to endocrine care, and downstream healthcare utilization. METHODS: A program (eConsults) designed to enable and reimburse asynchronous consultations between primary care physicians (PCPs) and specialists at the University of California, San Francisco, was launched in 2012. All eConsults (n = 158) submitted to endocrinology over the first year were analyzed for clinical focus and use of structured referral templates...
May 2015: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25410884/challenges-in-referral-communication-between-vha-primary-care-and-specialty-care
#19
Jessica L Zuchowski, Danielle E Rose, Alison B Hamilton, Susan E Stockdale, Lisa S Meredith, Elizabeth M Yano, Lisa V Rubenstein, Kristina M Cordasco
BACKGROUND: Poor communication between primary care providers (PCPs) and specialists is a significant problem and a detriment to effective care coordination. Inconsistency in the quality of primary-specialty communication persists even in environments with integrated delivery systems and electronic medical records (EMRs), such as the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to measure ease of communication and to characterize communication challenges perceived by PCPs and primary care personnel in the VHA, with a particular focus on challenges associated with referral communication...
March 2015: Journal of General Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24039636/interactive-caringtv%C3%A2-supporting-elderly-living-at-home
#20
Paula Lehto
BACKGROUND: Interactive CaringTVĀ® is a Finnish innovation that was developed by Laurea University of Applied Sciences in 2006. CaringTV was developed through action research during three research projects. The aim of interactive CaringTV is to support the health and well-being of elderly people living in their own homes. METHOD: The Safe Home project was based on action research, userdriven methods, and a case study. User-driven methods were applied in planning, implementing and evaluating the programme and eServices e...
2013: Australasian Medical Journal
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