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Experts & Impact

Experts & Impact

Markle's subject matter experts have collaborated with their counterparts in industry, the public sector, and consumer advocacy organizations to build consensus from diverse points of view. Health Work Groups have been made up of members of our Health Steering Group and outside experts. We have convened the following national panels to recommend policies for information technology in health:

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  • Steve Adams

    Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, RMD Networks Inc.

  • Juan Alaniz

    Senior Health Policy Analyst for the Washington State Health Care Authority, and Project Manager for the Health Record Bank Project

  • Phyllis Albritton

    Executive Director, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (past)

  • Rick Altinger

    Vice President Channel Partners, Intuit Health

  • Peter A. Andersen

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

  • Wendy Angst

    University of Notre Dame

  • Paula Arcioni

    New Jersey Office of Information Technology

  • Ernie Argetsinger

    Omnimedix Institute

  • Thomas Aschenbrener

    President, Northwest Health Foundation


  • Zoë Baird

    President, Markle Foundation
    Co-chair, Markle Initiative for America’s Economic Future in a Networked World
    Co-chair, Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age
    Member, Markle Connecting for Health Steering Group (Ex-officio)

  • Siddharth Bajaj

    VeriSign Inc.

  • Annette Bar-Cohen

    National Breast Cancer Coalition

  • Peter Basch, MD, FACP

    Medical Director, MedStar Health

    Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

    Visiting Scholar, Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform, Brookings Institution

  • Christine Bechtel

    Vice President, National Partnership for Women & Families

  • Kirsten Beronio

    Mental Health America

  • Gina Bianco Perez, MPA

    President and CEO, Advances in Management, Inc.

  • Hunt Blair

    Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access

  • Carmella A. Bocchino

    Executive Vice President, Clinical Affairs & Strategic Planning, America's Health Insurance Plans

  • Robert Bogin

    American Cancer Society

  • Jennifer Covich Bordenick

    Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative

  • Adam Bosworth

    Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Keas Inc.

  • William R. “Bill” Braithwaite, MD, PhD, FACMI

    Chief Medical Officer, Anakam Inc. (An Equifax Company)

  • Allen Briskin, JD

    Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

  • Claire Broome, MD

    Adjunct Professor, the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University

  • Jeff Brown

    Senior Director, Health and Wellness Innovation and Systems, Walmart Stores Inc.


  • Neil S. Calman, MD

    President and Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Family Health

  • Pam Carpenter

    Business Development Manager, Adobe Systems Inc.

  • Wendy Carr

    Member, Washington State Health Infrastructure Advisory Board &
    Chair, Consumer and Provider Engagement Committee

  • Warwick Charlton, MD

    Chief Medical Officer, Intuit Health

  • Mark R. Chassin, MD, MPP, MPH

    President, The Joint Commission

  • Gary Christopherson

    Founder, Thrive! and viaFuture

  • Carolyn M. Clancy, MD

    Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

  • Rick Cnossen

    Director, Worldwide Health Information Technology, Intel Corp.

  • Seth Cohen

    Senior Director of Sales, Castlight Health

  • Dan Combs

    President, Global Identity Solutions, LLC

  • Jeremy Coote

    InterComponentWare, Inc.

  • Janet Corrigan, PhD, MBA

    President and Chief Executive Officer, National Quality Forum

  • Maureen Corry

    Childbirth Connection

  • Maureen Costello


  • Robert Cothren

    Cognosante Inc.

  • Rex Cowdry, MD, MPH

    Executive Director, Maryland Health Care Commission


  • Phillip D'Angio

    VeriSign Inc.

  • Art Davidson, MD

    Director of Public Health Informatics, Denver Public Health
    Principal Investigator, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization

  • Diane Davies

    University of Minnesota

  • Francois de Brantes

    Bridges To Excellence and Prometheus

  • Mary Jo Deering, PhD

    Acting Director, Office of Programs & Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Jim Demaioribus

    Senior Director, Health Care Strategy, Johnson & Johnson

  • Jim X. Dempsey

    Vice President for Public Policy, Center for Democracy & Technology
    Member, Markle Initiative for America’s Economic Future in a Networked World
    Member, Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age

  • Brian L. DeVore

    Industry Affairs Manager for Intel Digital Health Group, Intel Corporation

  • Carol C. Diamond, MD, MPH

    Managing Director, Markle Foundation

  • Marc Donner, PhD

    Engineering Director, Google Health

  • Lorraine Tunis Doo

    Senior Policy Advisor, Office of eHealth Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Alan Dowling, MD, PhD

    Chief Executive Officer, American Health Information Management Association

  • Stephen Downs, SM

    Chief Technology and Information Officer, Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Joyce Dubow

    Senior Health Care Reform Director, AARP Office of Policy and Strategy


  • Thomas Eberle

    Intel Corporation and Dossia

  • Nancy Davenport Ennis

    Chief Executive Officer, National Patient Advocate Foundation

  • David Epstein

    Chief Operating Officer, VT MAK

  • Vicki Estrin

    Principal, C3 Consulting LLC

  • Colin Evans

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Dossia Consortium

  • Karen Evans

    KE&T Partners, LLC


  • Gregory Farnum

    President, Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc.

  • Lisa Fenichel

    Health Care for All

  • Stefanie Fenton

    Director, Quicken Health Group

  • Lorraine Fernandes, RHIA

    Global Health Care Industry Ambassador, IBM Information Management

  • Steven Findlay, MPH

    Senior Health Policy Analyst, Consumers Union

  • Linda Fischetti, RN, MS

    Chief Health Informatics Officer, Veterans Health Administration

  • Martin Fisher

    MedicAlert Foundation International

  • Thomas Foth

    Pitney Bowes, Inc.

  • Susannah Fox

    Associate Director, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

  • Liza Fox-Wylie

    Policy Director, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization

  • Mark Frisse, MD, MBA, MSc

    Accenture Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
    Director, Regional Informatics,  Vanderbilt Center for Better Health

  • Gilles Frydman

    President, Association of Cancer Online Resources


  • Daniel T. Garrett

    Partner and Leader of the Health Industry IT (HIT) Practice, Health Industry Advisory Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • J. Peter Geerlofs

    Former Chief Medical Officer, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

  • Douglas A. Gentile, MD, MBA

    Chief Medical Officer, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

  • Christopher Gervais

    Partners Community HealthCare Inc.

  • Mark Gingrich

    RxHub, LLC

  • John Glaser

    Partners HealthCare System

  • Janlori Goldman, JD

    Health Privacy Project

  • Melissa Goldstein, JD

    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

  • Gail L. Graham, RHIA

    Deputy Chief Officer for Healthcare Information Management, Veterans Health Administration

  • Adrian Gropper, MD

    Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, MedCommons Inc.


  • John Halamka

    Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Health System

  • Jim Hansen

    Vice President and Executive Director, Dossia Consortium

  • Jonathan Hare


  • Linda Harris

    US Department of Health & Human Services

  • John Haughton

    Chief Executive Officer, DocSite, LLC

  • Douglas M. Henley, MD, FAAFP

    Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Family Physicians

  • Robert Heyl

    Aetna Inc.

  • Joseph M. Heyman, MD

    Chair, Independent National Physician Advisory Board, OptumInsight

  • James Heywood

    Co-founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe

  • Gerry Hinkley, JD

    Co-Chair, Health Care Industry Team, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

  • Yin Ho

    Founder, Context Matters Inc.

  • Christopher Hoenig

    President and Chief Executive Officer, The State of the USA

  • Elizabeth Holland

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Kevin Hutchinson

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Prematics Inc.


  • Michael Jackman

    Carestream Health, Inc.

  • Michael B. Jackson

    Head of Global Healthcare and Life Sciences, Adobe Systems, Inc.

  • Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD

    Chief Executive Officer, Health Level Seven International

  • William F. Jessee, MD

  • Zachery M. Jiwa

    Chief Technology Officer, Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals

  • Jeff W. Johnson

    Project Director, HISPC-Illinois
    Executive Assistant to the Director for Customer Service, Illinois Department of Public Health

  • Mark Johnson

    Vanderbilt Center for Better Health

  • Mimi Johnson

    National Consumers League

  • Jeff Jonas

    IBM Fellow
    Chief Scientist, IBM Entity Analytics Group
    Member, Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age


  • Y. Michele Kang

    Chief Executive Officer, Cognosante, LLC.

  • Michael L. Kappel

    Senior Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, McKesson Technology Solutions

  • Brian F. Keaton, MD

    Chief Medical Information Officer, Akron General Health System

  • Scott Kennedy

    Vice President Pay & Benefits, Target Corporation

  • Jennifer Kerber

    Information Technology Association of America

  • David Kibbe

    Senior Advisor, Center  Health Information Technology, American Academy of Family Physicians

  • Linda L. Kloss, RHIA, CAE

    American Health Information Management Association

  • Allan M. Korn, MD, FACP

    Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

  • Joseph C. Kvedar, MD

    Founder and Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare System Inc.


  • Steve Lafferty

    Director, Health Benefits, Target Corporation

  • Kristy LaLonde

    Office of E-Government, Information Policy, and Technology, United States Office of Management and Budget

  • David Lansky, PhD

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health

  • Gail Latimer, MSN, RN

    Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Siemens Healthcare

  • Martin LaVenture

    Director, Center for Health Informatics Division of Health Policy, Minnesota Department of Health

  • Alice Leiter, JD

    Director of Health IT Policy, National Partnership for Women & Families

  • Josh Lemieux

    Director, Strategy & Communications, Intel Corporation

  • Peter Levin, PhD

    Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Chief Technology Officer, United States Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Jack Lewin, MD

  • Stephen Lieber

    HealthCare Information and Management Systems Society

  • Jerry Lin

    Google Health

  • J.P. Little

     Executive Vice President Products & Services, Surescripts

  • John R. Lumpkin, MD, MPH

    Senior Vice President, Director, Health Care Group, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


  • Patricia MacTaggart, MBA, MMA

    Lead Research Scientist/Lecturer, George Washington University

  • Kathleen Mahan


  • Ken Majkowski


  • Arien Malec

    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

  • Linda A. Malek, JD

    Partner, Moses & Singer

  • Janet Marchibroda

    Chair, Health IT Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center's Health Project

  • Robert D. Marotta

    Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel, WebMD Health Corporation

  • Georgia Marsh

    United States General Services Adminstration

  • Philip Marshall, MD, MPH

    Senior Vice President, Clinical Products, Press Ganey

  • Daniel Matthews

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

  • Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD, MPA

    Senior Fellow and Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform

    Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

  • Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM

    Director, Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology

  • Howard Messing

    President and Chief Executive Officer, MEDITECH

  • Blackford Middleton

    Corporate Director of Clinical Information Research &  Development, Partners HealthCare System

  • Damon Miller

    CapMed Corporation, A Division of Bio-Imaging Technologies Inc.

  • Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH

    Medical Director, Pacific Business Group on Health

  • John Moore

    Managing Partner, Chilmark Research

  • Thomas G. Morrison

    Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Government Affairs, NaviNet

  • Farzad Mostashari

    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology


  • David Nace, MD

    Vice President and Medical Director, McKesson Technology Solutions

  • Kim Nazi, FACHE

    Analyst, Veterans and Consumer Health Informatics Office, Veterans Health Administration

  • Debra L. Ness

    National Partnership for Women & Families

  • Sean Nolan

    Distinguished Engineer and Chief Architect, Microsoft Health Solutions Group


  • Margaret E. O'Kane

    President, National Committee for Quality Assurance

  • Marcus Osborne

    Senior Director, Healthcare Savings Programs & Global Sourcing, Walmart

  • J. Marc Overhage, MD, PhD

    Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Siemens Healthcare

  • Dennis O’Leary

    President Emeritus, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations


  • Herbert Pardes, MD

    Executive Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

  • Charles Parker

    Executive Director, The Continua Health Alliance

  • Amanda Parsons, MD

    Assistant Commissioner, Primary Care Information Project, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

  • Lee Partridge

    National Partnership for Women and Families

  • George Peredy

    Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect

  • Joy L. Pritts

    Chief Privacy Officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology


  • Ganesh Rajagopal

    Chief Architect, Health IT Programs, Civil Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems

  • Carol Raphael, MPA

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Visiting Nurse Service of New York

  • Rick Ratliff

    Global Managing Director, Connected Health IT, Accenture

  • Stephanie Reel, MBA

    Vice Provost for Information Technologies, Johns Hopkins University

  • Alison Rein

    Director, AcademyHealth

  • Russell J. Ricci


  • Craig Richardson

    Vice President Health Care Connectivity and Alliances, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical

  • Wesley Rishel

    Research Vice President, Government and Healthcare, Gartner Inc.

  • Scott Robertson

    Kaiser Permanente

  • Carol Robinson

    Administrator, Oregon Office of Health Information Technology

  • Rebekah Rockwood

    Manager, Strategic Outreach, Lown Institute

  • William Rollow

    Deputy Director, Quality Improvement Group Office of Clinical Standards and Quality Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Cris Ross, MBA

    Executive Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Interoperability, Surescripts

  • David Rowe

    Marketing Director, Consumer Strategies, GE Healthcare

  • Robert Rowley, MD

    Independent Health Care Consultant


  • Eric Sachs

    Google Health

  • Charles Safran, MD

    Harvard Medical School

  • Daniel Sands

    Senior Medical Informatics Director, Cisco Systems Inc.

  • Peter A. Schad, PhD

    Director of Molecular Epidemiology Genomics Environment and Health, RTI International

  • David Schulke

    Executive Vice President, The American Health Quality Association

  • Scott Schumacher, PhD

    Distinguished Engineer, IBM Information Management

  • Raymond Scott, BS, MBCS, C.Eng, CITP

    Chief Executive Officer, Axolotl Corporation

  • Mark Segal, PhD

    Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, GE Healthcare IT

  • Josh Seidman

    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

  • Steve Shihadeh

    General Manager, Healthcare Industry Solutions Group, Microsoft Corporation

  • Clay Shirky

    Adjunct Professor, New York University Graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program

  • Donald Simborg, MD

    Independent Consultant

  • Michael Simko, RPh

    Walgreens Pharmacy Services

  • Joel Slackman

    BlueCross BlueShield Association

  • Steve Sleigh

    Director Strategic Resources, International Association of Machine and Aerospace Workers

  • Anna Slomovic

    Chief Privacy Officer, Anakam Inc.

  • Jenny Smith

    Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

  • Cynthia Solomon

    President, Follow Me

  • Alfred Spector, PhD

    Vice President of Research and Special Initiatives, Google

  • Ramesh Srinivasan

    MedicAlert Foundation International

  • Michael Stokes

    Member of the Work Group on Consumer Authentication Policies for Networked Personal Health Information

  • Ellen Stovall

    Senior Health Policy Advisor, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

  • Zoe Strickland, JD

    Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

  • Susan Stuard

    Taconic Health Information Network and Community

  • Thomas E. Sullivan, MD

    Chief Strategic Officer, DrFirst Inc.


  • Paul Tang, MD

    Vice President, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

  • Kenneth Tarkoff

    Senior Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Solutions, RelayHealth

  • David Temoshok

    United States General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy

  • Robert Tennant, MA

    Senior Policy Advisor, Health Informatics, Medical Group Management Association

  • Randy L. Thomas

    Healthlink, Division of IBM Corporation

  • Robin Thomashauer

    Executive Director, Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare

  • Jeanette Thornton

    Vice President, Health IT Strategies, America’s Health Insurance Plans

  • Peter Tippett, MD, PhD


  • John Tooker, MD, MBA, MACP

    Associate Executive Vice President, American College of Physicians

  • Frank Torres

    Microsoft Corporation

  • Tony Trenkle

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Micky Tripathi, PhD, MPP

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative


  • Paul Uhrig

    Chief Administrative & Legal Officer, Surescripts

  • Charlene Underwood, MBA

    Senior Director, Government and Industry Affairs, Siemens Medical Solutions


  • Dennis J. Van Liew

    Senior Director, Strategic Management Group, Pfizer Inc.

  • Stefaan Verhulst

    Senior Advisor, Markle Foundation

  • Allison Viola

    American Health Information Management Association


  • Robert Wah, MD

    Chair, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association

    Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Computer Sciences Corporation

  • Jonathan Wald

    Partners HealthCare System

  • Steven E. Waldren, MD, MS

    Director, Center for Health Information Technology at the American Academy of Family Physicians

  • James Walker, MD, FACP

    Chief Medical Information Officer, Geisinger Health System

  • Scott Wallace

    President and Chief Executive Officer, The National Alliance for Health Information Technology

  • Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP

    Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American College of Physicians

  • Jeb Weisman, PhD

    Chief Information Officer, Children’s Health Fund

  • Andrew M. Wiesenthal, MD, SM

    Director, Healthcare Practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP

  • Marcy Wilder, JD

    Partner, Hogan Lovells

  • Peter Wilensky

    Project HOPE

  • Claudia Williams, MS

    Director, State Health Information Exchange Program, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

  • Robert Williams

    Director, Healthcare Consulting, Deloitte

  • Anna Wong

    Medco Health Solutions Inc.

  • Rochelle Woolley

    Partner, Woolley & Associates

  • Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH

    Director, The Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association


  • Perry A. Yastrov

    Project Director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Health Information Exchange and Electronic Health Record Utility (HIeHR Utility) Project


  • Teresa Zayas-Caban

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

  • Hugh Zettel

    Strategic Reimbursement Executive, GE Healthcare


"Markle Connecting for Health went so far beyond simply saying how things should be."


Daniel T. Garrett

Partner and Leader of the Health Industry IT (HIT) Practice, Health Industry Advisory Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers