How to Provide Specialist Care – FAST, with an eConsult Platform
Learn how eConsults make waiting for specialist care a thing of the past, and what this means for PCPs and their patients.
Specialty Care Access Shouldn’t Take So Long
Getting your patients in to see a specialist; that rarely happens fast. The truth is, when you are referring your patients, they just aren’t getting the care they need when they need it. Patients across the country are waiting months to see specialists. Luckily eConsults can help. With an eConsult, you have access to a trusted panel of on-demand specialists who will respond to your patient’s case within 24 hours. Now that’s fast. 7/10 patients will be treated immediately without the need to see a specialist in person. Rapid access to high-quality specialists means happier and healthier patients. Plus, they provide PCPs with the support to operate at the top of their license and increase their knowledge base. We call that a win-win-win. Get started improving access and outcomes for your patients today.
By Peter Anderson, MBA, AristaMD advisor | Featured in Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH)
The pandemic caused millions of patients to delay getting specialty care. Now, there is a significant number of patients waiting to see their provider or undergo a procedure. Innovative solutions like telehealth triage can enable healthcare organizations to improve timely access to care within the most appropriate setting. As a telehealth triage tool, an eConsult platform directs patients to the most appropriate care setting as hospitals and clinics tackle their backlog of patients.