Head of TEC and Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government (Scotland)
Dr. Margaret Whoriskey
Margaret is Head of the Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation within Scottish Government. She is responsible for the national Technology Enabled Care cross sector TEC Programme in partnership with the NHS, Local Government, Third, Housing and Independent sector providers which is aiming to support at scale deployment in Scotland. This is centered around the citizen, and focuses on improving access to services by using digital technologies, including the ability to self-manage remotely.
Margaret leads the national Digital health and Care Fest in Scotland, proving a national and international focus to developments in Scotland. She is active in the European arena and is responsible for the International Engagement Team for digital health and care. Margaret was a finalist in Digital Leaders (UK) 2019.
Margaret is currently leading a number of scale up digital programs in the context of the COVID emergency.