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
Janine AkersDataFile TechnologiesOther Vendor
Douglas AngoveSutter HealthProvider Organization
Gretchen BebbTheraTech PathwaysOther Vendor
David BerkowiczPatientPingOther Vendor
Ryan BrambleCRISPNetwork
Melynda BrownWellstar Health SystemProvider Organization
Sandy ChungFairfax Pediatric AssociatesPhysician
Robert "Rim" CothrenCAHIE (California Association of HIEs)Network
Peter Della PortaThe Progressions CompaniesBehavioral Health
Peter DeVaultEpicEHR Vendor
Doc DevoreMatrixCareEHR Vendor
Dr. Margaret DonohueVeterans Health Administration (VHA)Government Agency
Dr. Matt EisenbergStanfordProvider Organization
Navi GadhiokeClinicalWorksEHR Vendor
George GoochTexas Health Services AuthorityNetwork
Shannah KossKoss on CarePatient Advocate
Morgan Knochel, Co-ChairOne RecordPHR Provider
Dr. David MendelsonIHEStandards Development Organization
Jeff NadlerTeladocOther Healthcare Setting
AJ PetersonNetsmartVendor
Richie PfeifferlifeIMAGEOther Network
Derek PlanskyPalm Beach ACOOther Network
Terri RipleyOrthoVirginiaPhysician Group
Niko SkievaskiRedoxOther Network
Eric SullivanInovalonOther Network
Alan Swenson, Co-ChairKno2Other Network
Lauren ThompsonDepartment of DefenseGovernment Agency
Sidney ThorntonIntermountain HealthcareProvider Organization
Brian YeamanCoordinated Care Health NetworkNetwork