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Title: Healthcare virtualization amid COVID-19 pandemic : an emerging new normal
Authors: Kaliya-Perumal, Arun-Kumar
Omar, Usama Farghaly
Kharlukhi, Jacquilyne
Keywords: Science::Medicine
Issue Date: 2020
Source: Kaliya-Perumal, A., Omar, U. F. & Kharlukhi, J. (2020). Healthcare virtualization amid COVID-19 pandemic : an emerging new normal. Medical Education Online, 25(1).
Journal: Medical Education Online 
Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us at various levels. Currently, we cannot predict how long this pandemic is going to last nor if there will be a second wave. Hence, it is necessary that we stay diligent on the safe distancing policy that is in practice in most institutions. In line with this policy, hospitals need to restrict patient numbers both in the outpatient clinics and inpatient wards. For this reason, hospitals are now encouraging virtual healthcare wherever possible, shedding the earlier hesitation to adopt the same [1,2].
ISSN: 1087-2981
DOI: 10.1080/10872981.2020.1780058
Schools: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) 
Rights: © 2020 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Fulltext Permission: open
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