eConsult Program

Discover how an eConsult can help you make secure HIPAA compliant asynchronous referrals to specific RWJMS subspecialty groups with minimal effort.

RWJMS is funding an eConsult Program with the generous support of The Nicholson Foundation.

Questions? Contact caroline.mchugh@rutgers.edu 

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Improve Access to Specialty Care Treatment

Patients with complex medical conditions in New Jersey sometimes wait up to six months to see a specialist. eConsults promises reduced wait times and responses within 48 hours.

Improve Patient Outcomes and Quality of Life

An eConsult can help improve communication between primary care providers and specialists and decrease avoidable or ambulatory sensitive referrals, preventable emergency room visits and hospital admissions.

How an eConsult Works:

Primary Care Providers and Specialists will receive compensation for participation in this pilot. And you will have the convenience of consultations and images shared in HIPAA compliant platform.  Consultations are managed within an AristaMD eConsult platform:

Robert Wood Johnson Specialty Groups Participating in eConsults

Cardiology
Dermatology Medicine
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Geriatrics
Hepatology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Osteoporosis
Pediatric Endocrinology
Pulmonary
Sleep Medicine
Rheumatology
Sports Medicine

SubspecialtyGroups Starting in Q2 2020

Allergy
Hematology
Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Pulmonary
Psychiatry

eConsult Pilot Leadership Team

Vicki Craig, MD – Executive Sponsor
Eric Jahn, MD - Senior Associate Dean for Community Health
Kathy Dodsworth-Rugani, PhD - Executive Director
Jeffrey P. Levine, MD, MPH - Medical Director
Brian Reid MHA, MIS - Asst. Director Project Mgt/Analytics
Caroline McHugh Sitren, MA – Program Administrator, Telehealth

For More Information and to Participate Contact:
Caroline McHugh Sitren, caroline.mchugh@rutgers.edu, 732.235.8298