The OTNhub:

where healthcare professionals practice telemedicine

This is your private and secure community for:

  • Practicing telemedicine using a variety of ways to communicate with patients
  • Connecting with peers and specialists
  • Online learning, Grand Rounds and access to clinical articles and whitepapers

OTNhub is Ontario’s telemedicine community.

Accessing OTNhub is free for healthcare practitioners funded 50% or more by MOHLTC, LHINs or OHIP. Learn more about our private and secure network, and billing OHIP for patient care through telemedicine.

You get simplicity

Everything you need to practice telemedicine is in one place.

You have choices

You’ll discover a wide range of evidence-based features and tools. And because you want to stay up to date, effective innovations are introduced on a regular basis.

You're in control

You decide which parts of OTNhub are right for your practice. And you choose when and where to use them.

And a telemedicine partner you can trust

OTNhub is where Ontario’s healthcare professionals work together online. It’s completely private and secure.

How OTNhub helps you

* There may be exceptions – please refer to the fee details when completing the sign up form
** Peripherals recommended for optimal quality – refer to Recommended Webcam & Peripherals

I am applying as an individual


I am applying as an Individual

Please note that the sign-up function will be unavailable from 3 p.m., Thursday, November 29 to 6 a.m., Friday, November 30 , as we carry out some planned maintenance. Your business is important to us. We apologize for the inconvenience and will resume fulfilling requests shortly.

I am applying as part of an organization


I am applying as part of an organization

Please note that the sign-up function will be unavailable from 3 p.m., November 29 to 6 a.m., Friday, November 30, as we carry out some planned maintenance. Your business is important to us. We apologize for the inconvenience and will resume fulfilling requests shortly.

Two indispensable paths.

Tap into our technology for endless ways to enhance your patient care and professional development. Whether you need to evaluate a patient remotely or find the latest medical knowledge, we extend your access further than ever before. 

Patient Care

Today’s patient lives in an increasingly connected world, and OTN provides a care experience to match. Our eConsult, eVisit and eCare programs remove traditional barriers, making it easier, quicker and more convenient to consult specialists, share insights and engage with patients, all of which leads to improved care outcomes.

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Consult with specialists in over 27 areas of care. Send data easily and securely from your PC, Mac or mobile device. Receive a response in 3 to 5 days.

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Arrange real-time video visits with patients and peers. And choose the method that’s best for you: Room-based, PC, Mac or mobile.

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Use apps and other devices to monitor patients or coach them to manage their condition at home.

Professional Development

OTN provides healthcare providers with the opportunity to collaborate and connect with peers to enhance their professional development through our ePodium and eLearning services. In OTNhub you get instant access to thousands of educational learning resources, live and on-demand, all in one place. Use OTNhub as your go-to place to enhance your knowledge base.
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Discover an extensive library of resources, archived learning videos, peer-reviewed papers and other clinical information that may be relevant to your practice. From how to practice telemedicine to watching archived Grand Rounds, to the latest clinical developments and innovative programs.
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Attend live learning events from providers on a range of topics. OTN hosts professional learning sessions on clinical topics via video (some for credit) and webinars on how to use telemedicine services. And OTNhub members can webcast live events that are open to other members, like Grand Rounds.

Health Services Directory

The Health Services Directory provides easy access to information on specialists who see patients in person and non-telemedicine community services in the Toronto region. With OTN membership, access to the full Ontario-wide Directory enables you to find specialists who see patients via video and offer eConsult, as well as telemedicine sites that host patients.

Telemedicine Transforms

Our online platform transforms peer-to-peer collaboration, clinical practice and the patient experience. Connecting tens of thousands to conferences, Grand Rounds, videoconferencing, remote patient monitoring and secure file sharing for consults and referrals.

Private and secure

OTN is committed to protect the confidentiality of personal information in a manner that meets industry standards. Please read our Privacy Notice for information on OTN’s information practices related to personal information.

Billable to OHIP

Patient care through telemedicine is billable through OHIP. Physicians submit their bills for telemedicine consultations directly to OHIP. There is no cost to patients for telemedicine services. Get OHIP billing details here.

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OTN innovates

We’re working with our partners to find, assess and apply innovative tools to support Ontario’s health care transformation.

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Who is OTN?

OTN is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care charged with building a sustainable and responsive virtual care system.

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How is OTN making a difference in Ontario?

Connected care has deep roots in this province. Learn More about how we are making a difference in Ontario.