Moira Mackenzie joined DHI in April 2018 as Director of Innovation/Deputy Chief Executive. She is responsible for DHI’s strategic, organisational and business development, and leads the overall delivery of the DHI Challenges.
Previously, Moira was the Head of Development and part of the senior management team for the Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare in NHS 24, where she led large scale innovation programmes to expand the use of video enabled care, computerised CBT, telecare and home & mobile health monitoring services to thousands of Scotland’s citizens. Moira has actively promoted the use and expansion of technology enabled care, digital and support services over many years, and successfully led the implementation of the Scottish Government’s National Telecare Programme from 2007 – 2012, winner of the Permanent Secretary’s Award in 2008.
Moira maintains close working relationships with senior strategic stakeholders across the digital health and care landscape, collaborating effectively with the Local Government Digital Office and the national TEC Programme in particular. Prior to 2007, Moira was a senior manager in the West Lothian Community Health & Care Partnership, developing and leading an integrated approach to supported/care housing and homelessness services. She was also the Project Manager for West Lothian Council’s award-winning telecare service.