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Dr Valerie Teo Hui Ying

Family Physician, Senior Consultant; Head, Kallang Polyclinic

National Healthcare Group Polyclinics

Dr Teo is the current Head and Consultant Family Physician at Kallang Polyclinic (NHGP) and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. She has special interest in social health integration, medication use and safety as well as innovation and technology. She is the clinical program lead for the RELATE (RELationship-based heAlth and social inTEgration) in NHGP which seeks to provide vulnerable patients with complex health and social issues with a shared care plan that the healthcare team together with community partners formulate with and for the patient’s care. The programme has allowed close collaboration with multiple community partners and has strengthened the network to support patients. Dr Teo has also been an anchor in driving the use of technology and innovation in primary care, including successful programs such as primary tech enhanced care – hypertension (PTEC) which leverages on technology to empower patients to self-manage through a home BP monitoring device, mobile application and chatbot that provides timely advise and feedback.

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