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 Vendor|
|Mike Banfield||CRISP||Health Information Exchanges|
|Gretchen Bebb||TheraTech Pathways||Other Vendor|
|David Berkowicz||PatientPing||Other Vendor|
|Sandy Chung||Fairfax Pediatric Associates||Physician|
|Robert "Rim" Cothren||CAHIE (California Association of HIEs)||Network|
|Peter DeVault||Epic||EHR Vendor|
|Doc Devore||MatrixCare||EHR Vendor|
|Dr. Margaret Donohue||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)||Government Agency|
|Jared Esposito||athenahealth||EHR Vendors|
|Navi Gadhiok||eClinicalWorks||EHR Vendor|
|Kedar Ganta||GE Healthcare||EHR Vendors|
|Stacy Gill||MIB||Other Networks|
|George Gooch||Texas Health Services Authority||Network|
|Shannah Koss||Koss on Care||Patient Advocate|
|Chris Longhurst||UC San Diego||Provider Organizations|
|Dr. David Mendelson||IHE||Standards Development Organization|
|James Murray||CVS Health||Other Healthcare Settings|
|Derek Plansky||Palm Beach ACO||Other Network|
|Terri Ripley||OrthoVirginia||Physician Group|
|Matthew Schuller||Blue Cross Blue Shield Association||Payers|
|Seth Selkow||Kaiser Permanente||Provider Organizations|
|Prathib Skandakumaran||Surescripts||Other Networks|
|Niko Skievaski||Redox||Other Network|
|Alan Swenson, Co-Chair||Kno2||Other Network|
|Sidney Thornton||Intermountain Healthcare||Provider Organization|
|Jason Wallis||Experian Health||Other Vendors|
|Dan Werlin||NextGen Healthcare||EHR Vendors|
|Brian Yeaman||Coordinated Care Health Network||Network|