Link User EMR Accounts to Ocean User Accounts

Note for Ontario Users: In Ontario, Ocean eConsults are currently in a limited release. For more information on eConsult in Ontario as part of the Ontario eServices Program, please review the Overview of eConsults in Ontario article.

Each person who will be sending Ocean eConsults and/or Ocean eReferrals will need to link their EMR and Ocean user accounts.

This is especially important for auditing and tracking purposes.

Each sender must link their EMR user account to their Ocean user account by following the steps below.

This will allow individual users to send Ocean eConsults and/or Ocean eReferrals as well as enable alerts and track activity.

Note: This process is only applicable if your EMR is integrated with Ocean. If your EMR is not integrated with Ocean, you can skip these steps.

  1. Launch into the Ocean Healthmap from your EMR

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  • Select "Find Health Service" on the Ocean custom form or "Refer" on the Ocean toolbar.
  • Press the "Launch" icon from within the patient's chart.
  • Locate the "Ocean"" extension module, and select "View Patient".
  • Press the "Send eReferral" button from within the patient's dashboard.
  1. Log in to your Ocean user account

    • The Ocean Healthmap will open in an internet browser.
    • In the top left corner, a banner will appear stating: 'Hello [your EMR username]. Click here to link to your Ocean account.'.
    • Click the banner and sign in to your Ocean user account.
    • After successfully signing in, your EMR username will be linked to your Ocean user account.

      Tip: You can confirm the linkage between your Ocean user account and your EMR user account within your Ocean user account settings.

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