Singapore Allied Health Experiments with a COVID-19 Virtual Ward

A team of allied health professionals remotely supported COVID-19 patients in Singapore.  Patients submitted vital signs using their mobile phones through a chatbot and caregivers conducted interviews, which were analysed thematically.  Both patients and healthcare officers found the virtual ward to be safe and effective.  As the care team was available around the clock, there was never a lack of timely care.  All of this happened in the comfort and familiarity of the patient’s home environment.

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