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Covenant Health Promotes Vamsi Dwaram to System Vice President of Digital Health


Vamsi DwaramToday, Covenant Health announced the promotion of Vamsi Dwaram, its System Director of Virtual Health, to System Vice President of Digital Health. In this role, Dwaram will lead Covenant Health’s digital transformation and virtual health initiatives. He’ll actively partner with both operational and clinical leadership to plan and execute high impact digital health, virtual health and mobile strategies. More specifically, he’ll focus on improving processes and education around system-wide virtual care programs with an emphasis on optimizing a patient’s access, convenience and overall experience. 

“We’re digitizing and making health care virtual for the same reason as other industries; to create greater efficiencies and reduce cost. We’re in an age where connectivity and instant solutions are essential. We are committed to finding ways to deliver services that are more convenient, more accessible and more personalized to our patient,” said John Emerson, Senior Vice President, Integrated Medical Group, Covenant Health. “In his previous role, Vamsi’s focus was on establishing and growing Covenant Health’s telehealth services. In his new expanded role, he will help us understand the value of digital technologies, prioritize key areas and create roadmaps for transformation. He’ll also help support patient acquisition and retention through consumer strategies and digitally enabled journeys.”

Dwaram added, “I’m proud of the strides Covenant Health has made in the area of Digital Health and commitment the organization has made to significantly enhance the digital patient experience in the coming years.”

Prior to joining Covenant Health as its System Director of Virtual Health in July 2020, Dwaram was the Director of Telehealth as CentraCare Health in St. Cloud, Minnesota where he launched a system level telehealth department. He earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from J.J.M. Medical College in Davangere, India. In addition, Dwaram is a current member of the American Telemedicine Association and American College of Healthcare Executives.

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