If you a specialist or healthcare provider interested in receiving eReferrals in the Waterloo-Wellington LHIN, you can get all the details you need to get started in these helpful guides.
Signing up for your Ocean User Account
To receive electronic referrals, track the status of them, and communicate with the referral sender, you need a secure Ocean account.
For the links to the Ocean sign up page, download the guide below.
Configuring your EMR with Ocean
These reference guides will walk you through the steps to configure your TELUS PS Suite, OSCAR or Accuro Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to send or receive eReferrals directly from your EMR using Ocean. Prior to configuring your EMR, please ensure your Ocean account and site have been created (see the Signing up for Your Ocean User Account reference guide for instructions).
Setting up your Ocean Account
Before you begin receiving eReferrals, please ensure your listing is set up correctly in the Ocean Healthmap and claimed by your Ocean site. Additionally, set up an email to receive notifications regarding eReferrals received by your site, and configure optional features such as canned booking comments, a referral link on your website, and the ability to accept walk-in referrals.
Receiving an eReferral in your EMR
These reference guides will help you become more familiar with Ocean and walk you through the steps to receive an eReferral from your TELUS PS Suite, OSCAR or Accuro Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Prior to sending an eReferral from your EMR, please ensure to set up your Ocean account and configure your EMR (see reference guides below for instructions).
Receiving an eReferral in the Ocean Portal
This reference guide will help you to become more familiar with Ocean and walk you through the steps to receive an eReferral from the Ocean Portal. The reference guide is intended for eReferral senders not currently using an integrated Electronic Medical Record (i.e. Telus Practice Solutions Suite, OSCAR or Accuro).
Prior to sending an eReferral from the Ocean Portal, please ensure to set up your Ocean account (see reference guide below for instructions).
Downloadable Resources (TELUS PS Suite)
These resources are required to use Ocean eReferrals from TELUS PS Suite. Click on the resource name to download it.
Download the Ocean Custom Form
This is the latest version of the Ocean custom form. Current Ocean users may want to update to the latest version of the custom form.
Download the Ocean Attachment Exporter
This is the "paper clip" option on the Ocean custom form that allows you to green bar and export notes as a pdf.
Download the Ocean eReferral Custom Form
This is the eReferral custom form that shows you the status of your referral.
Download the Ocean Toolbar
This is the latest version of the Ocean toolbar that includes the referral button (also found on the custom form but it is called Find Health Service).
These forms aren’t required to use Ocean with PS Suite but you may find them helpful.
Download the Ocean Incomplete eReferral Custom Form
This is a PSS custom form that allows you to easily return to saved incomplete eReferrals.
Download the Ocean eReferral Appointment Notification Custom Form
This is a PSS custom form that allows referral recipients to easily update an Ocean eReferral with appointment information and send a notification back to the referrer and patient.
Download the Waterloo Wellington Diabetes Central Intake Custom Form
This is a PSS custom form that you can use for Diabetes Central Intake referrals.
Download the Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program Custom Form
This is a PSS custom form that you can use for the Self-Management Program referrals.
Download the Waterloo Wellington Orthopedics Central Intake Custom Form
This is a PSS custom form that you can use for Orthopedics Central Intake referrals.
Download the WW Hospital DI eReferral Forms
This is a package of PSS custom forms used to launch a DI eReferral to Cambridge Memorial, Grand River, St. Mary’s, Guelph General, Louise Marshall, Groves Memorial, OR Palmerston District Hospital. Please ensure you have the latest version of the Ocean Custom form and Ocean Toolbar installed in order for them to work."