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.
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.
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 following individuals are members of the Advisory Council:
|Member Name||Organization||Stakeholder Group Represented|
|Janine Akers||DataFile Technologies||Other Vendors|
|Jeffrey Anderson||Veteran's Health Administration||Government Agencies|
|Therasa Bell||Kno2||Other Networks|
|Sagnik Bhattacharya||PatientPing||Other Vendors|
|Paula Braun||CDC||Public Health|
|Brian Clay||UC San Diego||Provider Organizations|
|Peter DeVault||Epic||EHR Vendors|
|Doc Devore||MatrixCare||EHR Vendors|
|Navi Gadhiok||eClinicalWorks||EHR Vendors|
|Kedar Ganta||GE Healthcare||EHR Vendors|
|Larry Garber, M.D.||Reliant Medical Group||Physician Organization|
|Stacy Gill||MIB||Other Networks|
|George Gooch||Texas Health Services Authority/HIE Texas||Health Information Exchanges|
|Shannah Koss||LivPact, inc.||Patients|
|Michael Marchant||UC Davis Health||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Dr. David Mendelson||IHE||Standards Development Organizations|
|James Murray||CVS Health||Other Healthcare Settings|
|Josh Parker||athenahealth||EHR Vendors|
|Derek Plansky||HealtHIE Nevada||Health Information Exchanges|
|Marty Prahl||Social Security Administration||Government Agencies|
|Matthew Schuller||Blue Cross Blue Shield Association||Payers|
|Seth Selkow, ** |
|Kaiser Permanente||Provider Organizations|
|Amit Shah||GuideWell / Florida Blue||Health Plans|
|Ryan Stewart||CommonSpirit Health (Dignity Health)||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Scott Stuewe||DirectTrust||Standards Development Organization|
|Sidney Thornton||Intermountain Healthcare||Provider Organization|
|Katherine Thorpe||Surescripts||Other Networks|
|Chris Voigt||PriviaHealth||Physician Organization|
|Dan Werlin||NextGen Healthcare||EHR Vendors|
|Debi Willis||patientlink||Representative of Patients|