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|
|Andrei Zudin||Health Gorilla||Networks|
|Bryan Tate||CVS Health||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Chrissa McFarlane||Patientory, Inc.||Consumer-facing Technology|
|Douglas Fridsma||Datavent Group||Health Information Technology|
|Evan Currie||Blue Cross Blue Shield||Payer / Health Plan|
|Grace Vinton||HITea With Grace||Patients / Consumers|
|Gurpeet Singh||ELLKAY, LLC||ELLKAY, LLC|
|Holly Miller, MD||MedAllies||Networks|
|Jenny Lee||MatrixCare||EHR Vendors|
|Jim St. Clair||The Interoperability Institute||NFP Association|
|Joshua Lamb||Optum||Payer / Health Plan|
|Larry Garber, M.D.||Reliant Medical Group||Physician Organization|
|Liz Buckle||CommonWell Health Alliance||Networks|
|Marilee Benson||Zen Healthcare IT||Vendors|
|Marty Prahl||Global CI||Vendors|
|Michael Marchant||UC Davis Health||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Navi Gadhiok||eClinicalWorks||EHR Vendors|
|Raymond Duncan||Cedars-Sinai Health System||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Ryan Sommers||CommonSpirit Health (Dignity Health)||Healthcare Provider Org|
|Sheryl Turney||Elevance Health||Payer / Health Plan|
|Sid Thornton||Intermountain Healthcare||Provider Organizations|
|Tim Polsinelli||Redox, Inc.||Networks|
|Troy Kaji||Contra Costa Health Services||Government Agencies|