Just Confirmed – General Session Speaker!
2014 NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona
October 19 – 22, 2014
Adam Darkins, MD, MPHM, FRCS, Senior Director, Enterprise Technology Solutions, Medtronic, Inc. will address the attendees at NAHC’s Annual Meeting and Exposition on Wednesday, October 22 at 8:30am.
Learn from a leading physician about the convergence of medical devices and connected care technologies and the role it can play in improving patient management. Dr. Adam Darkins will give his unique perspective on the future of healthcare with enhanced patient management facilitated by technology-enabled solutions. It’s a subject on which Dr. Darkins has extensive expertise since he leads the development of Medtronic’s Enterprise Health Service strategies pioneering work in this area. He serves as the executive thought leader and is responsible for Integrated Health Services strategy development and execution.
Dr. Darkins is the former leader of the National Telehealth Programs for US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Under his leadership VA developed the clinical, technology and business underpinnings to successfully implement and sustain enterprise-wide telehealth-based services that have demonstrably improved access to care for patients, reduced utilization of health care resources and are associated with very high levels of patient satisfaction. His work resulted in over 600,000 patients receiving telehealth-based care annually on dedicated national platforms, making VA a recognized national/international leader in the field. He envisioned VA's clinical enterprise videoconferencing network, a national telehealth platform with over 4,500 clinical videoconferencing end points providing services linking 151 VA hospitals, 600 community based outpatient clinics and offering IP-based video services directly into patient's homes.
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