The purpose of the Advisory Council is to inform the work of Carequality through its representation of broad constituent groups and a diverse array of perspectives.   The Advisory Council is responsible for representing a broad spectrum of healthcare stakeholders to inform the Steering Committee’s decisions about the Carequality interoperability framework.  The Council serves a valuable role in assuring the broadest set of interests are reflected in Carequality’s work.

Specifically, the Council’s responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and revising draft deliverables and proposed final deliverables that will be presented to the Steering Committee for approval.
  • Providing input on the work products at specific milestones in the development process.
  • Making recommendations to the Steering Committee regarding approval of implementation guides and other work products.
  • Providing input to the Steering Committee on prioritizing proposed use cases.

The Advisory Council is constituted to ensure representation for a number of stakeholder groups, with additional subject matter experts from multiple domains providing input as well.  The following individuals are members of the Advisory Council:

 

Member Stakeholder Group Represented
  • Janine Akers, DataFile Technologies
  • Douglas Angove, Sutter Health
  • Janis Bartlett, Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology
  • Melynda Brown, Wellstar Health System
  • Dr. Sandy Chung, Fairfax Pediatric Associates
  • Jim Cook, Browsersoft
  • Robert Cothren, CAHIE (California Association of HIEs)
  • Peter Della Porta, The Progressions Companies
  • Peter DeVault, Epic
  • Dr. Margaret Donahue, Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
  • Dr. Matt Eisenberg, Stanford
  • Navi Gadhiok, eClinicalWorks
  • Jared Gurfein, OneRecord
  • David Kendrick, My Health Access Oklahoma
  • Anne Kimbol, Texas Health Services Authority/HIETexas
  • Dr. David Mendelson, IHE
  • Jeff Nadler, Teladoc
  • AJ Peterson, Netsmart
  • Richie Pfeiffer, lifeIMAGE
  • Derek Plansky, Palm Beach ACO
  • Mark Segal, GE Healthcare
  • Seth Selkow, Kaiser Permanente
  • Lauren Thompson, Department of Defense
  • Sidney Thornton, Intermountain Healthcare
  • John Voith, athenahealth
  • Brian Yeaman, Coordinated Care Oklahoma
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