What is eConsult?

eConsult is a web-based system that allows PCPs and specialists to securely share health information and discuss patient care.

  • Collaboration of:
    • Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
    • Health Care LA Independent Physician Association
    • L.A. Care Health Plan
    • L.A. County Department of Health Services
    • MedPOINT Management
  • Major funding and management by L.A. Care
  • Not a referral service
  • Not for urgent encounters

eConsult follows several guiding principles:

  • Builds PCP capability
  • Easy and convenient to use
  • Enhances collaborative relationships and coordination of care
  • Promotes transparency and accountability
  • Enables monitoring, trending, and reporting