Connect to patients and peers from anywhere

Nurse Practitioners & Nurses

Now you can easily and securely connect to OTNhub right from your desktop, laptop or mobile device. Follow up with your patients and peers through a videoconference visit. Use it for case conferencing and distance education. The OTNhub is convenient, secure and available with a single sign-in.

How OTNhub helps you checklist

* 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

With OTNhub membership, nurses & nurse practitioners get access to the Hub Directory to find and connect with their peers, along with relevant telemedicine choices for patient care and professional development that can enhance their practice – all easily made available online.

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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eConsult

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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eVisit

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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eCare

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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eLearning

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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ePodium

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.

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.

Clinical Programs Integrating eVisit

Integrate telemedicine into your therapeutic areas of care

Today, healthcare professionals across Ontario are using telemedicine across many therapeutic areas of care. They can connect quickly with their patients, and when necessary, with specialists, to deliver high quality care while improving the patient experience.

Read how healthcare professionals have made telemedicine mainstream and incorporated it into their practice for psychiatry, oncology, general surgery and cardiology.

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Ontario Geriatrics Learning Centre

A collaborative online space where leading Ontario healthcare professionals have been invited to share their knowledge and expertise with those caring for the elderly. The site features on-demand, high-quality video lectures which cover a range or topics.

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LHIN Telemedicine Nurse Program

The Government’s Open Ontario Plan to provide more access to health care services while improving quality and accountability for patients resulted in the recruitment of 191 full time nursing positions focused on delivering clinical telemedicine at Member sites across the 14 LHINs.

This number of resources dedicated to support Telemedicine provided OTN with a unique opportunity to train, mentor and develop a Telemedicine Coordinator (TMC) network.

Telemedicine resources in each LHIN are outlined below:

Telemedicine resources in each LHIN chart

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