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Acknowledgements P9

  • This paper is a collaborative work of the Personal Health Technology Initiative—a major effort by the Markle Foundation Health Program to advocate for patient empowerment through personal health records (PHRs) and other health information technologies.

    The Markle Foundation wishes to thank the following people for drafting this paper: Josh Lemieux, Daren Nicholson, MD, David Lansky, PhD, and Clay Shirky. We also thank the members of the Personal Health Technology Council who reviewed this paper. The Council was established within Markle Connecting for Health to identify and recommend solutions for policy challenges affecting the adoption of PHRs and related technologies with a sharp focus on the needs and concerns of consumers.

    Personal Health Technology Council


    David Lansky, PhD, Markle Foundation (Chair)


    Josh Lemieux, Markle Foundation

    Daren Nicholson, MD


    Tim Andrews, Health Innovation Partners

    Wendy Angst, CapMed, A Division of Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.

    Rodney Armstead, MD, FACP, AmeriChoice, United Health Group

    Annette Bar-Cohen, MPH, National Breast Cancer Coalition

    Cynthia Baur,* PhD, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, United States Department of Health and Human Services

    John Benton, Epic Systems Corporation

    Adam Bosworth, Google

    Marc Boutin, JD, National Health Council

    Patti Brennan, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Helen Burstin,* MD, MPH, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, United States Department of Health and Human Services

    Rex Cowdry,* MD, Maryland Health Care Commission

    Mary Jo Deering,* PhD, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services

    Richard Dick, PhD, You Take Control

    Stephen Downs, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    John P. Driscoll, Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

    Joyce Dubow, AARP Public Policy Institute

    Esther Dyson, CNET Networks

    Stefanie Fenton, Intuit

    Ed Fotsch, MD, Medem, Inc.

    Peter Frishauf, Healthcare Marketing & Communications Council, Inc.

    Gilles Frydman, Association of Cancer Online Resources, Inc.

    Janlori Goldman, Health Privacy Project

    Ken Goodman, PhD, University of Miami

    Jonathan Hare, Resilient

    Jim Karkanias, Microsoft

    J.D. Kleinke, Omnimedix Institute

    Linda Kloss, RHIA, CAE, American Health Information Management Association

    J.P. Little, RxHub, LLC

    Kathleen Mahan, SureScripts

    Jack Mahoney, MD, Pitney Bowes, Inc.

    Phil Marshall MD, MPH, WebMD

    Gail McGrath, National Patient Advocate Foundation

    Omid Moghadam, Intel Corporation - Digital Health Group

    Jonathan Parker, Americans for Health Care, Service Employees International Union

    George Peredy, MD, Kaiser Permanente, HealthConnect

    Ginger Price,* Department of Veterans Affairs

    Alain Rappaport, MD, PhD, Medstory, Inc.

    Alison Rein, National Consumers League

    Marie Savard, MD, Savard Systems

    Albert Shar, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Clay Shirky, New York University Graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program

    Michael Simko, RPh, Walgreen Pharmacy Services

    Joel Slackman, BlueCross BlueShield Association

    Justin Starren, MD, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation

    Paul Tang, MD, Palo Alto Medical Foundation / American Medical Informatics Association

    Randy L. Thomas, FHIMSS, IBM Center for Healthcare Management Business Consulting Services

    Tony Trenkle,* Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    Rochelle Woolley, Woolley & Associates

    Anne Woodbury, Fleishman-Hillard Health Solutions Navigator

    Matthew Wynia, MD, Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association



    *Note: State and Federal employees participate in the Personal Health Technology Council but make no endorsement.

    ©2006-2012, Markle Foundation

    These works were originally published as part of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework: Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange. They are made available free of charge, but subject to the terms of a License. You may make copies of these works; however, by copying or exercising any other rights to the works, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms of the License. All copies of these works must reproduce this copyright information and notice.