Advisory Council

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 NameOrganizationStakeholder Group Represented
Alvin LohRedox, Inc.Networks
Amit ShahGuideWell / Florida BlueHealth Plans
Andrei ZudinHealth GorillaNetworks
B.J. BoylePointClickCareVendors
Chris VoigtPriviaHealthPhysician Organization
Danielle FriendEpicVendors
David MendelsonIHESDOs
Debi WillispatientlinkRepresentative of Patients
Doc DevoreMatrixCareEHR Vendors
Holly Miller, MDMedAlliesNetworks
Jay NakashimaeHealth ExchangeNetworks
Jitin AsnaaniBamboo HealthOther Vendors
Justin McMartinSurescriptsVendors
Larry Garber, M.D.Reliant Medical GroupPhysician Organization
Laurance StuntzMassachusetts eHealth InstituteGovernment Agencies
Marty PrahlGlobal CIVendors
Matthew Schuller, MS RHIABCBSAPayer / Health Plan
Michael MarchantUC Davis HealthHealthcare Provider Org
Navi GadhiokeClinicalWorksEHR Vendors
Paula BraunCDCPublic Health
Ryan SommersCommonSpirit Health (Dignity Health)Healthcare Provider Org
Scott StueweDirectTrustHealth Standards Development Organization
Shannah KossLivPact, Inc.Patients
Sid ThorntonIntermountain HealthcareProvider Organizations
Tone SoutherlandOneRecordConsumer-facing Technology Developer
Troy KajiContra Costa Health ServicesGovernment Agencies
Virginia JohnKaiser PermanenteProvider Organizations