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Management

Jennifer Covich Bordenick

Jennifer Covich Bordenick

Chief Executive Officer

For over twenty years, Jennifer has focused on quality and technology solutions for healthcare. Jennifer has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2009, providing leadership for all the research, education and advocacy components. Working closely with executives from across the spectrum of healthcare, she has helped refine the organization’s strategic focus to concentrate on interoperability; cybersecurity, value based care, data use and access; and patient/provider technology adoption. She has led the development of national surveys and published groundbreaking reports on data exchange, mhealth, social media, accountable care, data and analytics, telemedicine and chronic care technology. As part of her work with the eHealth Initiative Foundation, she has led projects for the California Health Care Foundation and Commonwealth Fund. Jennifer is co-chair of the Federal HIT Policy Committee’s Strategy and Innovation Workgroup; member of the HL7 Advisory Council and a member of the Diabetes Collaborative Stakeholder Panel.  Jennifer joined eHealth Initiative in 2002 supporting the then emerging electronic prescribing efforts, privacy, and health information exchange. Prior to joining eHealth Initiative, Jennifer headed healthcare industry relations at MicroStrategy, Inc. and OpenNetworks, focusing on security and data-mining solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. She spent four years at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as Director of Policy and Product Development, helping develop national quality standards for health plans. Jennifer began her career at the George Washington University, Medical Center and Health Plan working on quality management initiatives, clinical pathways and healthcare administration. Jennifer earned a master's degree in Human Resource Development, and bachelor's degree in Psychology. She completed coursework in the doctoral program in healthcare administration at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She resides in Maryland with her husband and two children.

AMY ECKENROTH

Amy Eckenroth

Senior Vice President Membership Development

Since 2010, Amy has been responsible for managing eHI's current membership, as well as new member and sponsorship revenue. Prior to eHI, she served for three years as Director of Major Donor Programs for the League of Conservation Voters, where she was responsible for raising money from individual donors through personal solicitations, direct mail and events. Prior to joining LCV, she was a fundraising consultant for several U.S. House and Senate candidates and numerous non-profit organizations. Amy also served for three years as the Vice President of Development for the Public Forum Institute, where she managed a fundraising operation that raised corporate sponsorship dollars and secured government and foundation grant money. Amy started her career as a Fundraising Associate, working for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and went on to serve as the District Scheduler in San Francisco for the Majority Leader of the California Assembly. A native of Connecticut, Amy graduated from Villanova University in PA.

Claudia Ellison

Claudia Ellison

Director of Member Engagement

Claudia M. Ellison is a healthcare professional with over 20 years experience in both the private and non profit sectors. She has worked for organizations such as the Austin Diagnostic Clinic, Texas Health Institute, eHealth Initiative and Lone Star Circle of Care. Claudia’s experience includes building stakeholder collaboratives, managing state and federal grants, developing healthcare curriculums for public health managers; and working within a healthcare organization managing the implementation of a patient portal. She received her Masters degree in Health Education from the University of Virginia.

 Ticia Gerber, MHS/HP

Ticia Gerber, MHS/HP

Senior Advisor

Ticia Gerber has worked for two decades with legislators, regulators, international agencies, donors and civil society to achieve public policy change and identify the funding and cooperation needed for better health worldwide. Internationally, she led a project at the United Nations’ World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, facilitating the development of policy implementation knowledge and resources for health information systems. She was also a key figure in securing bipartisan Congressional support for eHealth legislation within the United States.

Ms. Gerber is a Senior Advisor for the eHealth Initiative, with which she has a relationship of more than a decade and the Director of Global Partnerships and Policy for Health Level Seven International. In addition, she founded the Integrative Center for eHealth (ICE). Among her long-term collaborators and clients is the Rockefeller Foundation for whom she has advised on eHealth and health system transformation issues. Ms. Gerber holds a Master’s Degree in Health Science/Health Policy from Johns Hopkins University.