Indigenous Services | Virtual Care for Indigenous Communities: Content
Whether patients live in an on or off-reserve community, including remote fly-in communities, or in an urban area, they can connect with a doctor or specialist who delivers culturally sensitive care through real-time video.
OTN partners with Keewaytinook Okimakanak eHealth Telemedicine Services (KOeTS), the Chiefs of Ontario, the Trilateral First Nations Health Senior Officials Committee, and the Metis Nation of Ontario to provide faster, easier access to health care.
Select the nearest health centre to request a video visit for your patient
Benefits of the program
- Health care providers and specialists can be accessed anywhere in Ontario.
- Patients receive care closer to home.
- Time consuming and inconvenient long distance travel is reduced.
- Culturally sensitive care is available for Indigenous patients.
Over 120 virtual care systems are now active, connecting communities to care across the province.
Do you have experience providing culturally sensitive care in Indigenous communities? Do you have a patient who you’d like to refer to a Specialist experienced in providing Indigenous-centred care?
We invite you to partner with KO eHealth and OTN to increase Indigenous patient access to care through eVisits.
Sign up as an Individual Practice or Provider
OTN service is free for physicians who receive 50% or more funding form the MOHLTC, a LHIN or OHIP. Allied health providers signing up with their own independent practice are subject to annual subscription fees.
Sign up as a Health Care Organization
OTN service is free for organizations who receive 50% or more funding from MOHLTC, LHIN or OHIP. Other not-for-profit or for-profit organizations are subject to group subscription fees. Individuals with signing authority can sign up using the form below. Providers working under an organization need to contact their organization to sign up.