Dr Annitha Annathurai

Dr Annitha Annathurai

Emergency Medicine

Head of Department & Senior Consultant

Sengkang General Hospital

Emergency Department

Utilizing Observational Medicine, Home Care and Telemedicine

This talk will briefly touch on the history of observation units in emergency medicine, its development in Singapore and current practice. It will then dwell on the current healthcare needs and how Emergency Observation Units can explore new roles to initiate and establish responsive care in the form of Home Care and Telemedicine. The talk will also touch on Implementation Science that can be leveraged upon to develop evidence based care protocols.