As it is entered, consult information is available simultaneously to all parties involved in a consult. No need to track down and manually share paper records. Remote or specialist consultants can easily be included in the consultation process.
Automatic notification of assignments improves response time to time-sensitive issues. Reminders ensure that important activities are not overlooked.
A common view of consult information among consultants in real time helps to improve quality. After-the-fact Evaluation of completed consults can identify areas for improvement.