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Ministry looking to govern app referrals


Health deputy minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye

Health deputy minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is looking into drafting a law and guidelines to govern the “uberisation” of medical services.

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the ministry was looking into the legal framework and practising guidelines to address issues related to healthcare services provided by operators of mobile apps linking patients directly to doctors without a hospital or clinic.

   

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