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Festive Recipe of the Month
Our Clinical Nutrition team is getting into the festive mood with this nutritious side dish. ... Full Story
Wednesday, December 4
Diabetes Awareness at No Frills Picton today
Hope you get a chance to get over to No Frills in Picton today for Diabetes Awareness Month activities! 2pm - 4pm ... Full Story
Tuesday, November 26
Flu Shot Clinic in Picton today
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Wednesday, November 20

Store Forward Project for Dermatology

Available by referral from your PEFHT Primary Care Provider

The Prince Edward Family Health Team is working in partnership with the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) on this distance technology project. Health care providers use high-resolution cameras and monitors to take and view photographs of skin conditions. These digital images, along with patient health data, are stored on a secure server then securely forwarded to a dermatologist. The specialist assesses the skin condition shown in the photos, makes a diagnosis, and offers expert advice on how to treat the skin condition.

     

This project aims to:

  • Improve access to Specialists
  • Reduce the wait time for appointments with Specialists
  • Reduce the need to travel to a Specialist's office

There are future plans to expand this project to include Mental Health, Chronic Pain Management, and Wound Management.

     
PEFHT has OTN equipment available at 2 sites in Prince Edward County.
  • Sandbanks Medical Centre in Wellington
  • Harbourview Clinic in Picton

 Contact Telemedicine Coordinator for more information:

613-476-0400 ext. 244