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Press Release: Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) Ends 22-Year Successful Run

Washington, DC – May 16, 2023 - Executives for Health Innovation (EHI), formerly eHealth Initiative announced today they will wind down operations in the coming months. Founded in 2001 to promote the adoption of health technology, the nonprofit convened thousands of health and technology executives, successfully advocated for federal incentives, provided grant funding to communities and conducted groundbreaking research. The Board of Directors is now forming a committee to distribute EHI’s current assets to other nonprofits that align with its mission.

“Over the past 20 years, EHI has brought together stakeholders from across the health sector to share diverse perspectives, advance innovations to improve population health and build meaningful collaborations that are...Read more

EHI and Elsevier Release Report on Providing High-Quality Cancer Care with Clinical Pathways

Washington, DC – May 11, 2023 - Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) and Elsevier released the report, Provide High-Quality Cancer Care with Clinical Pathways. This report highlights key takeaways from a recent EHI roundtable featuring oncologists and pathway experts on the appropriate use of clinical pathways in oncology and answering relevant questions around the topic from other oncology leaders.

“Convening like-minded oncology experts can have a positive impact on clinical pathways innovation and the future of standardized care,” said Josh Schoeller, President of Clinical Solutions at Elsevier. “It’s clear that clinical pathways, which provide evidence-based guidance, can enable clinicians and their teams to give their patients the best treatment possible....Read more

CEO Jen Covich Bordenick To Step Down From Executives for Health Innovation (EHI)

Washington, DC – April 3, 2023 – Today the Board of Directors for Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) announced that Jennifer Covich Bordenick will step down as the CEO this summer. Covich Bordenick has led EHI since 2010, advancing its leadership in digital health, growing the network, and engaging thousands of executives using innovative technology solutions to transform care.

“Jen’s leadership of EHI positioned the organization to take on complex issues focused on consumer-centered health that is lower cost, higher quality, and more accessible,” said Amy McDonough, EHI Board chair and Managing Director and General Manager, Fitbit Health Solutions, Google. “The Board of Directors wishes Jen luck in her future endeavors. We...Read more

EHI and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Release Report on Incorporating SDoH Into Community Health Programs

Washington, DC – March 16, 2023 – Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released the report, Incorporating SDoH Into Community Health Programs. This report provides an expert overview of the important elements of incorporating social determinants of health (SDoH) into a Community Health Program (CHP) strategy – to provide interventions for vulnerable populations.

"Community Health Programs play a pivotal role in sparking meaningful change in the healthcare industry by producing positive health outcomes in vulnerable communities," said Jen Covich Bordenick, CEO of Executives for Health Innovation. "With a strong foundation, these programs have the unique opportunity to intervene for at-risk populations and individuals and offer critical health...Read more

EHI Release Report on Upcoming Cybersecurity Legislation

Washington, DC – January 12, 2023 - Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, Executive Spotlight: A Deep Dive Into Upcoming Cybersecurity Legislation With Healthcare Executives. The report contains insights from an Executive Roundtable panel comprised of leaders, including representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC), Intermountain Healthcare, MedCrypt, Medtronic, Claroty, Office of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), and UC San Diego Health. The group examined the top legislative concerns driving executives, including new guidance and regulations related to medical devices, healthcare systems, and patient data. In addition, experts dove into the latest draft of the FDA’s Pre-Market Guidance for Medical Device and...Read more

EHI and Philips Release Report on Inequity in Cancer Care

Washington, DC – December 13, 2022 - Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) and Philips released the report, Addressing Inequity in Cancer Care. Experts, including those from the American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Elsevier, Jasper Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Philips address the widening gaps that exist in oncology care and screening for those in vulnerable populations, and the need for collaboration between public and private industries (including Moonshot 2.0) to make meaningful change and improvements.

“The entire healthcare industry must continue to monitor and address the disparities that exist in care delivery and recognize that the promise of equitable care has not been realized,”...Read more

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and EHI Release New Report on Cybersecurity

Washington, DC – July 13, 2022 - Today, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, Tackling Cybersecurity Threats Without Sacrificing Usability. The report contains insights from an Executive Roundtable panel comprised of cybersecurity experts from LexisNexis Risk Solutions; Marshfield Clinic Health System; Mayo Clinic; Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC); and Providence Health. The report presents shared solutions being developed, innovative plans being implemented, and best practices created to mitigate against cyber-attacks while also retaining optimal user experience.

“Hospitals and health systems are an increasingly attractive target to bad actors,” said Josh Schoeller, CEO of the Health Care business at LexisNexis Risk Solutions....Read more

EHI Adds Prominent Voices to its Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC – June 15, 2022 Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) announced today the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors, one each from Northwell Health, Milliman MedInsight®, and IQVIA.

Sophy Lu Barbier, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Northwell Health; Todd Fessler, Principal, and Chief Revenue Officer, MedInsight®, Milliman; Adam Mariano, Vice President, Health Innovation, IQVIA will join the EHI Board of Directors.

“The pandemic, coupled with technological advances has ushered in a sea change in almost all aspects of healthcare,” said Jen Covich Bordenick, EHI’s Chief Executive Officer. “During this time of transformation, we need individuals who embody the innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative spirit of EHI....Read more

EHI Releases Report: The Case for Accountability: Protecting Health Data Outside the Healthcare System

Report Introduces an independently governed self-regulatory program for non-HIPAA-covered health data, managed by BBB National Programs.

Washington, DC – March 24, 2022 – Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, The Case for Accountability: Protecting Health Data Outside the Healthcare System, which makes the case for why a robust accountability mechanism is needed to govern the use of non-HIPAA-covered health data held and used by health tech companies. In the absence of new federal data privacy legislation, EHI has put forward a private-sector solution – a neutral, independently run self-regulatory program that will oversee the data use policies and procedures of the previously released EHI and Center for Democracy &...Read more

EHI Applauds Telehealth Provisions in Funding Bill, Urges Permanent Reform

Washington, DC – March 11, 2022 – Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) commends Congress for including a short-term extension of the current Medicare telehealth waivers in the Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus spending legislation. This 151-day extension provides that the telehealth services millions of patients and providers have come to rely on will not abruptly end if the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) expires.

“EHI thanks Congress for their commitment in ensuring all Medicare beneficiaries can continue to access high-quality care via telehealth. While initially enacted as temporary measures during COVID, it has become abundantly clear over the past two years that telehealth is a critical tool in removing barriers to accessing care...Read more