Deanna Larson serves in the role of CEO at Avera eCARE within the South Dakota-based health system, Avera Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She has held many leadership roles in several areas of health delivery including acute care, critical care, behavioral health, long term care, home care, and has spent the last 10 years as Vice-President of Quality Innovation. Her background as a nurse administrator in several of the care continuums offers a broad perspective on the needs of patients, care providers, and the ability to address concerns facing population health. Her work in innovation, development and oversight of eCARE telemedicine services has taken her career to a new level within healthcare. Deanna has worked to develop and implement new technologies and innovative business lines that address the challenges of continued access to quality health care services .