‘Digital shield’ offers physically distant triage tool

The Patient Navigator mirrors the provincial online self-assessment questions, with an added layer of triage by a patient’s primary-care provider or an on-call provider if they don’t normally have access to primary care.

‘Digital shield’ offers physically distant triage tool

Family Medicine professor Dr. Daniel Pepe describes it as “a digital shield” – a virtual COVID-19 triage tool designed to protect health-care workers while providing rapid care for patients now in use across Southwestern Ontario......

https://news.westernu.ca/2020/05/digital-shield-offers-physically-distant-triage-tool/