Health-ES Paris 2010

  • ADAM DARKINS

Chief Consultant for Care Coordination, Department of Veterans Affairs, USA

Adam Darkins leads the National Telehealth Programs for US Department of Veterans Affairs(VA). Under his leadership VA has developed the clinical, technology and business underpinnings to successfully implement and sustain enterprise-wide telehealth-based services.

VA’s is seen as a national/international leader in telehealth with over 260 000 patients receiving care annually at more than 600 sites of care. At any given time 40 000 of these patients use home telehealth technologies that enable them to live independently at home.

Adam Darkins has worked in health services development and has implemented enterprise information technology systems in the US and UK since 1991. He has a previous clinical background in neurosurgery.

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