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There are no pediatric dermatologists in Maine. Greater distance from a dermatologist is associated with delays in care and nonadherence to treatment. Timely care is especially crucial for patients with infantile hemangiomas (IH) due to a narrow “window of opportunity” for optimal treatment. A store and forward electronic consultation eConsult ) platform was implemented within our electronic medical record (Epic) to triage referrals from primary care providers ( PCPs). Here we present an analysis of the program outcomes in respect to pediatric eConsults with emphasis on treatment for IH.
Maine Medical Center
Dermatology | Pediatrics
Cyr, Peggy R.; Prentiss, Madeline; Houk, Laura; and Seiverling, Elizabeth, "Pediatric Dermatology eConsult Program with Dermoscopy: Sub Analysis of Infantile Hemangiomas" (2022). Costas T. Lambrew Research Retreat 2022. 13.
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