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Top NZ CIO joins Geneva Healthcare

With over fifteen years in leadership roles within the Health Information Technology space, Vidhya Makam will spearhead technology driven innovative solutions that will enable Geneva Healthcare to be even more agile and more responsive in the delivery of world class healthcare services in New Zealand. She previously held roles as CIO at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, and more recently was COO at Whanau Tahi Limited.

“I am excited about joining Geneva Healthcare as they are not only market leaders in home and community support services, they have a digital vision that is focused on empowering the client and enhancing customer experience through the use of emerging digital technology, which fits in well with my values and strengths”, says Vidhya.

Geneva Healthcare is a leading force in the industry known for creativity and technology driven healthcare solutions including the first ever interactive e-learning platform in the healthcare industry, genIOS Temp Staffing online booking system, CRM, and the Geneva LIVE Mobile App that simplifies work life for Geneva Carers.

Geneva Healthcare Director and Group Chief Executive for HealthcareNZ Holdings 2018 Limited, Josephine Gagan says, “We are very impressed with Vidhya’s credentials which include senior Information Technology and Operations positions at Whanau Tahi and HSA Global, the software company that developed Connected Care, the integrated care plan software that many New Zealand District Health Boards use”.

Vidhya joined Geneva on Monday 28 May.

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