SR has delivered over 500,000 referrals to private specialists from GP’s as of February 2020.
- The SR service is the entire NZ Medical Specialists & Hospitals Directory accessible in Medtech software for GP’s to view all specialist info and refer electronically.
- The daily rate of referrals and number of GP’s using SR to refer is still growing.
GP’s also love
- GPs and patients can see specialists that have Urgent Appointments available.
- Specialist search results can be refined to specialists that Southern Cross Affiliated Providers for Consultation.
- Referrals can include attachments and photos.
- GP’s can automatically set a Followup Task for private referrals.
- Specialists see email referral notification immediately.
- Referrals can be accessed anywhere anytime by Specialists and their staff (not just when in the office).
- Referrals can be flagged as Urgent – seen by specialist in referral notification and in Referral Hub.
- Specialists can Acknowledge and Decline referrals – sending a message back to the GP.
Once a doctor sees how easy it makes searching for a specialist and then sending out a referral, it is a no-brainer.
SR referrals are clearly structured with a layout that is very easy to interpret.
As a specialist general surgeon, the SR system has been a real benefit to our practice. The instant nature of the referral means we can offer appointments much more quickly.