By moving knowledge, not people, CeCN provides better outcomes, cost savings, and patient satisfaction.

An eConsult solution built on over 45 years of non-profit community healthcare experience.

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Why CeCN?

By Docs for Docs

Developed and operated by practicing primary care physicians, CeCN is built from the ground up with clinicians and their existing specialty referral workflows in mind.

About CeCN

From an Industry Leader

CeCN was developed, and is administered, by the Weitzman Institute/Community Health Center, Inc.—nationally recognized community health experts with over 45 years of primary care experience.

About Weitzman Institute

Backed By Research

Timely access to specialty care reduces patient travel to providers, lost work time, unnecessary or duplicative tests, exposure to the medical system, and morbidity.

About our research

Time & Cost Savings

In one published cardiology eConsult study we found:

69% of consults could
be resolved virtually
$470 saved per patient
with an eConsult

How CeCN Works

processes consult and forwards it to specialists

Primary care provider sends consult

Specialists review consult

sends consult back to the PCP within 2 business days


No extra steps for clinicians
We manage the entire eConsult process and provide seamless integration into existing workflows with minimal start-up costs and no additional technology.

Rapid Specialist Response

Clinicians receive the specialist’s response – including diagnosis, treatment and management advice – within two business days of a consult request

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Minimal Workflow Disruption

CeCN integrates seamlessly into any existing specialty referral workflow, regardless of what it is – no internet, new equipment, or extra passwords required

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Better Patient Outcomes

Timely access to specialty care reduces morbidity, patient travel to providers, lost work time, unnecessary or duplicative tests, and exposure to the medical system.

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Who We Serve

Private Employers

CeCN helps attract and retain talent, and lift employee productivity.

State & Local Gov.

CeCN enhances healthcare network adequacy and reduces variation of care.

Insurance Providers

CeCN helps win new customers by offering better efficiency and quality of care.

Correctional Networks

CeCN reduces patient travel for increased safety and security.

Practices & Providers

CeCN helps improve workload management and patient satisfaction.

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What our Clients & Providers Say

“The eConsult service provides timely, reliable access to our patients and removes many of the barriers patients face when accessing specialty care.”

– Micheal Young, VP Operations, East Region, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

“In the case of dermatology, eConsults have essentially leveled the playing field between Medicaid and private insurance in terms of convenience, access and expertise. Consults that used to take months, if ever, with difficult commutes for patients, now occur in the space of days, over the phone, in the primary care clinic, or, if necessary, at the specialty clinic. It’s a game changer for sure.”

– Andrew Yim, CHC, Adult Nurse Practitioner, MPH

“Using eConsults has improved my effectiveness in managing complex medical conditions for our patients with a timely turnaround and with so little effort- the patient never has to travel or worry about cost. It has allowed me to provide access to specialty care that may otherwise not be financially feasible for the patient- and they love that I can treat them in the office or simply with a phone call. I use it often, and the results have been amazing.”

– Elizabeth Dmowski, FNP-BC

“Timely access to specialty consults is a challenge in many of our communities. E-consults not only provides a high quality, thorough and helpful electronic “curbside consult”, but allows patients to remain in the care of their primary care team a significant majority of the time. We have found it to be an invaluable additional tool in our care for our patients and community.”

– Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, VP of Medical Affairs, Penobscot Community Health Care

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