Whānau Tahi
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Vidhya Makam - Chief Operating Officer

Vidhya Makam

Chief Operating Officer

Vidhya is a seasoned IS professional, with 15 years’ experience in the health sector working in a variety of operational and business management and service delivery roles, including as CIO for a DHB . As the Chief Operating Officer of Whānau Tahi, she drives the strategy and sponsors change within the company. With a constant improvement focus, Vidhya ensures that Whānau Tahi’s structure, culture and management processes are aligned with the company’s vision. Vidhya has first-hand appreciation of the spectrum of challenges facing the health sector – technical, clinical, social – and the considerable number of stakeholders involved when dealing with pan-sector change.

She has a strong understanding of how digital technologies can be used to effect improved collaboration, but also of the issues that need to be overcome; legacy and disparate technologies, agreeing standards and processes, integration mechanisms, privacy and security, value for money, and logical sequencing of change.

Vidhya is a certified PRINCE2 practitioner, with Leadership and Change Management Training and certification from the NZ Institute of Management. She holds a Masters of Science (Chemistry) and is ITIL certified.

 

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