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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
Mike BanfieldCRISPHealth Information Exchanges
Gretchen BebbTheraTech PathwaysOther Vendor
David BerkowiczPatientPingOther Vendor
Sandy ChungFairfax Pediatric AssociatesPhysician
Robert "Rim" CothrenCAHIE (California Association of HIEs)Network
Peter DeVaultEpicEHR Vendor
Doc DevoreMatrixCareEHR Vendor
Dr. Margaret DonohueVeterans Health Administration (VHA)Government Agency
Jared EspositoathenahealthEHR Vendors
Navi GadhiokeClinicalWorksEHR Vendor
Kedar Ganta, ** Co-ChairVirenceEHR Vendors
Stacy GillMIBOther Networks
George GoochTexas Health Services AuthorityNetwork
Shannah KossKoss on CarePatient Advocate
Chris LonghurstUC San DiegoProvider Organizations
Dr. David MendelsonIHEStandards Development Organization
James MurrayCVS HealthOther Healthcare Settings
AJ PetersonNetsmartVendor
Derek PlanskyPalm Beach ACOOther Network
Terri RipleyOrthoVirginiaPhysician Group
Matthew SchullerBlue Cross Blue Shield AssociationPayers
Seth Selkow, **
Kaiser PermanenteProvider Organizations
Prathib SkandakumaranSurescriptsOther Networks
Niko SkievaskiRedoxOther Network
Alan SwensonKno2Other Network
Sidney ThorntonIntermountain HealthcareProvider Organization
Jason WallisExperian HealthOther Vendors
Dan WerlinNextGen HealthcareEHR Vendors
Brian YeamanCoordinated Care Health NetworkNetwork