An electronic consult physician can address a wide variety of conditions. Learn how these consults can address a wide range of complaints.
About 70% of eConsults can address what physicians would typically send forward for a face-to-face specialty visit. As a web-based physician-to-physician consultation, there is no need for any particular technology or integration.
A study of 105 million referrals by the Archives of Internal Medicine found that only about half resulted in a visit to the specialist. This means roughly 50% of the time, patients fail to receive the care they need, and specialists do not capture the most revenue.
When the patient referrals add up, you realize that sometimes it takes a crisis to consider other options, like referral management and eConsults. One of the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic for physician practices…
One of the most severe consequences of the ongoing difficulties with specialty care access is a substantial increase in wait times among patients seeking a specialist appointment.
The pandemic increased specialist appointment wait times causing patients to delay healthcare. Patients wait weeks to see a specialist. Access to timely care, improved care coordination are tangible benefits of eConsults.
Primary care referrals to specialists are more challenging than ever. AristaMD can help. We offer intelligent provider matching, ordering and tracking – all from a single platform.
eConsult provider AristaMD partners with Central California Alliance for Health to expand specialty care access, reduce referrals for Medi-Cal members.
Fax is still the preferred method of sharing information accounting for 75% of all such communications. Move to online doctor referrals.