Lara Oktay

Position: Independent Consultant

Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Lara Oktay was with UVA Health for 12 years as the Operations and Clinical Manager for the Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth. She provided oversight for telehealth strategic program development and implementation as well as managing departmental clinical, personnel and business operations. Lara is a leader in use case and workflow development in clinical telemedicine. This has included initiatives in emergency telehealth, patient access, data collection and analysis, EHR integration, transfer management and remote patient monitoring.

Areas of Expertise

    • Business Models
    • Grant Writing
    • Program Evaluation
    • Program Operations
    • Strategic Planning/Program Development
Telehealth Services
    • Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
    • Dermatology
    • Dialysis
    • e-Consults
    • Emergency Medicine (including Telestroke)
    • Genetics
    • Geriatrics
    • ICU
    • Maternal/Fetal Medicine
    • Mental Health/Psychiatry
    • Primary Care
    • Project ECHO
    • Wound Care
Telehealth Settings
    • Corrections
    • FQHCs
    • Home/Direct to Consumer
    • Hospitals/Health Systems
    • International/Global
    • Occupational/Workplace
    • Rural/Underserved Populations or Areas
    • School
    • SNFs

Just for Fun

  • Favorite Sport and Sports Team: Football-Redskins
  • What Is the Nerdiest Thing You Do In Your Spare Time? Will let you know when I get some
  • What is the Most Useless Talent That You Have? Can pick up a pencil with my toes
  • At Which Store Would You Like to Max Out Your Credit Card? Amazon