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Using eConsults to Support Cancer Screenings

Published on June 14, 2022  |  By: RubiconMD Clinician Success

eConsult+ brings specialist insights right into the primary care setting, creating access and convenience for patients and healthcare providers alike.

Primary care clinicians use eConsult+ for a variety of clinical needs, including:

  • determining whether screening is necessary given a patient’s individual history, presentation, and family history
  • interpreting the results of an abnormal screening test
  • providing follow-up recommendations post-screening for a treatment plan
  • obtaining guidance or additional testing, or surveillance.

eConsults can even be used to help navigate cancer screenings, making them a critical tool in the detection, management, and continuing care of patients with various types of cancer-related health concerns. eConsult+ has been used to help primary care providers with screenings for:

  • Breast cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colon cancer

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View sample eConsult use cases for cancer screenings and downloadable resources on this topic to share with your clinical teams today.

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See how proactive use of eConsults for diabetes management reduced population health A1c by 1.5% and reduced referrals per visit by 15%.