The vision of a small group of specialists and family physicians created the foundation upon which Specialist LINK was built. What started as a single gastroenterology tele-advice line in 2014 has now expanded to more than 15 specialty groups.
While patients are quick to highlight the benefits of shorter wait times and care closer to home, specialists have also reported very positive results after partnering with primary care to introduce tele-advice lines and clinical care pathways.
A specialist's perspective
In the video below, rheumatologist Dr. Paul MacMullen talks about the impact Specialist LINK has had on his specialty.