Large, Dr Ruth /

Dr Ruth Large

Deputy Chair of the NZ Telehealth Forum & Clinical Director of Virtual Healthcare Waikato DHB

Ruth is an Emergency Physician, Rural Hospital Specialist and the Chief Clinical Officer for Homecare Medical. Up until recently she was employed by the Waikato District Health Board with clinical roles in Thames and Waikato Hospitals. She has held successive leadership roles at the DHB, and is the outgoing Clinical Director of Information Services and Virtual Healthcare. Ruth has a keen interest in breaking down barriers to access to healthcare and sees Digital Technology as playing a pivotal role in healthcare transformation. She was a founding member of the New Zealand Telehealth Forum and the Clinical Informatics Lead Network.