Patient and caregiver perspectives on virtual care: a patient-oriented qualitative study

Sophy Chan-Nguyen 1Anne O’Riordan 1Angela Morin 1Lisa McAvoy 1Eun-Young Lee 1Veronica Lloyd 1Ramana Appireddy 2

CMAJ Open . 2022 Mar 1;10(1):E165-E172. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210065. Print Jan-Mar 2022

Virtual Care Access and Health Equity during the COVID-19 Pandemic, a qualitative study of patients with chronic diseases from Canada

Sophy Chan-Nguyen 1Benjamin Ritsma 2Lisa Nguyen 3Siddhartha Srivastava 3Garima Shukla 3Ramana Appireddy 3

Digit Health. 2022 Feb 1;8:20552076221074486. doi: 10.1177/20552076221074486. eCollection Jan-Dec 2022.

Patient perceptions of the benefits and barriers of virtual postnatal care: a qualitative study

Megan Saad 1Sophy Chan 2Lisa Nguyen 2Siddhartha Srivastava 2Ramana Appireddy 3

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth . 2021 Aug 7;21(1):543. doi: 10.1186/s12884-021-03999-9.

Patient Perceptions on the Virtual Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic during COVID-19

Sophy Chan-Nguyen 1Mustafa Karacam 2Benjamin Ritsma 3Ramana Appireddy 4

Can J Neurol Sci . 2021 Jul 13;1-5. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2021.160. Online ahead of print.

Virtual epilepsy clinics – A Canadian Comprehensive Epilepsy Center experience pre-COVID and during the COVID-19 pandemic period

Sallya Aleboyeh 1Ramana Appireddy 1Gavin P Winston 1Lysa Boisse Lomax 1Garima Shukla 2

Epilepsy Res . 2021 Oct;176:106689. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2021.106689. Epub 2021 Jun 23.

Bioethical Principles in Home-Based Virtual Care

Nathaniel Bendahan, Sophy Chan and Ramana Appireddy

Can J Bioeth / Rev Can Bioeth. 2020;3(3):124-127

Virtual Care for Neurological Practice

Ramana Appireddy 1Nathaniel Bendahan 1Jsk Chaitanya 2Garima Shukla 1

Ann Indian Acad Neurol . Sep-Oct 2020;23(5):587-591. doi: 10.4103/aian.AIAN_415_20. Epub 2020 Dec 8.

Patient Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Use of Virtual Care

Andy Wong 1Rashaad Bhyat 2Siddhartha Srivastava 3Lysa Boissé Lomax 1Ramana Appireddy 1

J Med Internet Res . 2021 Jan 21;23(1):e20621. doi: 10.2196/20621.

Exploring the Determinants and Experiences of Senior Stroke Patients with Virtual Care

Sophy Chan 1Anne O’Riordan 2Ramana Appireddy 1

Can J Neurol Sci . 2021 Jan;48(1):87-93. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.162. Epub 2020 Jul 27.

Tackling the Burden of Neurological Diseases in Canada with Virtual Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Ramana Appireddy 1Shirin Jalini 1Garima Shukla 1Lysa Boissé Lomax 1

Can J Neurol Sci . 2020 Sep;47(5):594-597. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.92. Epub 2020 May 12.

Home Virtual Visits for Outpatient Follow-Up Stroke Care: Cross-Sectional Study

Ramana Appireddy 1Sana Khan 1Chad Leaver 2Cally Martin 3Albert Jin 1Bryce A Durafourt 1Stephen L Archer 4

J Med Internet Res . 2019 Oct 7;21(10):e13734. doi: 10.2196/13734.



Virtual Care Experiences from Non-Physician Health Care Providers

Webinar: Virtual Care Evaluation Methods | Canada Health Infoway (

  • An exploratory qualitative research study from the Translational Institute of Medicine at Queen’s University about the experiences of non-physician health care professionals caring for patients virtually.
  • Presented by Dr. Heather Braund, Health Education Researcher and Consultant, Queen’s University and Dr. Ramana Appireddy, Director, Digital Health Research Group, Queen’s University.