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November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Nov2010 MD Lounge Supplement, p2
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The article offers feedback from various physicians who are registered with the Asklepios social networking site created by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) on how to improve their referral and consultation processes and medical education. According to the article, payment for services is one of the barriers in the referral or consultation process. Using information technology such as Google Wave can improve the process of referral and consultations.


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