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|
|Douglas Angove||Sutter Health||Provider Organization|
|Gretchen Bebb||TheraTech Pathways||Other Vendor|
|David Berkowicz||PatientPing||Other Vendor|
|Melynda Brown||Wellstar Health System||Provider Organization|
|Sandy Chung||Fairfax Pediatric Associates||Physician|
|Robert "Rim" Cothren||CAHIE (California Association of HIEs)||Network|
|Peter Della Porta||The Progressions Companies||Behavioral Health|
|Peter DeVault||Epic||EHR Vendor|
|Doc Devore||MatrixCare||EHR Vendor|
|Dr. Margaret Donohue||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)||Government Agency|
|Dr. Matt Eisenberg||Stanford||Provider Organization|
|Navi Gadhiok||eClinicalWorks||EHR Vendor|
|George Gooch||Texas Health Services Authority||Network|
|Shannah Koss||Koss on Care||Patient Advocate|
|Morgan Knochel, Co-Chair||One Record||PHR Provider|
|Dr. David Mendelson||IHE||Standards Development Organization|
|Jeff Nadler||Teladoc||Other Healthcare Setting|
|Richie Pfeiffer||lifeIMAGE||Other Network|
|Derek Plansky||Palm Beach ACO||Other Network|
|Terri Ripley||OrthoVirginia||Physician Group|
|Niko Skievaski||Redox||Other Network|
|Eric Sullivan||Inovalon||Other Network|
|Alan Swenson, Co-Chair||Kno2||Other Network|
|Lauren Thompson||Department of Defense||Government Agency|
|Sidney Thornton||Intermountain Healthcare||Provider Organization|
|Brian Yeaman||Coordinated Care Health Network||Network|