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Table 2 Family medicine referrals from the EMR to administrative data specialist consultations visits

From: Waiting to see the specialist: patient and provider characteristics of wait times from primary to specialty care

EMR specialist category Number of the referrals in EMR 2008 Number (percentage) of EMR referrals to the same or similar specialist with a consultation fee code found in the administrative data within two years
Mental health 782 264 (33.76)
Rheumatology 422 351 (83.18)
Gastroenterology 2163 1876 (86.73)
Cardiology 754 644 (85.41)
Dermatology 2510 2162 (86.14)
Orthopedics 1129 913 (80.87)
ENT 1334 1086 (81.41)
Urology 888 680 (76.58)
Plastics 826 582 (70.46)
General surgery 1178 949 (80.56)