Ministry looking to govern app referrals

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 16 Sep 2018

Health deputy minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye officiate the 2nd FPMPAM/IPH annual scientific convention incorporating the 1st FPMPAM Malaysian Healthcare conference at Sunway Putra Hotel. Azman Ghani / The Star

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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