eHealth Initiative Announces New Board Members
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 21, 2020 - eHealth Initiative & Foundation (eHI) announced today the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors, one each from Accenture, Amwell, Best Buy Health, CVS Health, and LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
Kristin Ficery, Managing Director - North America Health Practice at Accenture; Roy Schoenberg, President and Co-CEO at Amwell; Sarah Jones, Vice President, Commercial Products at Best Buy Health; Adam Pellegrini, Senior Vice President, Virtual Care & Consumer Health at CVS Health; and Josh Schoeller, CEO, Healthcare at LexisNexis Risk Solutions will join the eHI Board of Directors.
“The unique insight these executives bring to the table supports eHI’s strategic focus on analytics, virtual care, privacy and COVID-19,” said Jen Covich Bordenick, eHI’s Chief Executive Officer. "They represent companies that are leading the transformation of healthcare during a turbulent time."
“eHI is extremely fortunate to bring aboard this diverse collection of leaders who have deep experience in the health care technology space,” said Susan Turney, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Marshfield Clinic Health System and Chair of the Board of Directors. “These leaders will help eHI continue to stay at the forefront of thinking about how technology can be applied to drive innovation and transformation across the industry.”
“I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors at eHI, an industry leader conducting research, education, and advocacy activities to improve patient outcomes and the overall healthcare experience using digital technology and an innovation-driven mindset,” said Kristin Ficery, Managing Director leading Accenture’s North America Health practice. “The focus of eHI and Accenture Health are harmonious, and I look forward to helping shape the mission of delivering more effective, efficient, and affordable healthcare.”
“I feel fortunate to join the eHI Board at a time when healthcare technologies (like telehealth and AI) are turning a corner. After decades of trying to match up to physical care as a standard, we can now advance the conversation and envision an entirely new healthcare experience fueled by a collaborative blend of physical, digital, and automated services,” said Roy Schoenberg, President and Co-CEO at Amwell.
“eHealth Initiative is a leader in driving innovation to improve patient lives, a mission that mirrors the purpose of Best Buy Health. It is an honor to join the eHI Board of Directors, and I look forward to working with the team to continue to improve healthcare,” said Sarah Jones, Vice President, Commercial Products at Best Buy Health.
“It is an honor to join eHealth Initiative’s Board of Directors. Their mission aligns closely with CVS Health’s commitment to empowering people on their path to better health, and I look forward to collaborating with industry leaders to support eHI’s innovative work to transform healthcare,” said Adam Pellegrini, Senior Vice President, Virtual Care and Consumer Health at CVS Health.
“Through the partnership between eHealth Initiative and the healthcare business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, I’ve seen first-hand the impact they have across the industry,” said Josh Schoeller, CEO, Healthcare at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. “I’m honored to be nominated to the Board and am eager to work with my fellow Board members and the eHI membership to advance our collective mission of transforming healthcare delivery with technology, data, and innovation.”
About eHealth Initiative & Foundation
eHealth Initiative (eHI) convenes executives from every stakeholder group in healthcare to discuss, identify and share best practices to transform the delivery of healthcare using technology and innovation. eHI, along with its coalition of members, focuses on education, research, and advocacy to promote the use and sharing of data to improve health care. Our vision is to harmonize new technology and care models in a way that improves population health and consumer experiences. eHI has become a go-to resource for the industry through its eHealth Resource Center. For more information, visit ehidc.org.