With 27 years of experience in health care business, finance, and economics, Jay Weems brings a diverse set of skills to his position as Vice President of Operations for Avera eCARE. In his current role, Jay focuses on evaluating market needs, outlining system opportunities, and implementing new virtual care programs.
Jay has an established track record in developing innovative telehealth initiatives. After joining Avera eCARE as Executive Director in 2009, he spearheaded the launch of two of Avera’s most important virtual care offerings: eCARE Emergency, offering on-demand consults to hospital emergency departments across the nation, and eCARE Pharmacy, providing remote pharmacy coverage and medication review to partner sites.
Jay graduated from the South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in commercial economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural business. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.
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