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eHI Staff

(in alphabetical order)
 

Jennifer Covich Bordenick
Chief Executive Officer

For over 20 years, Jennifer has focused on quality and innovative technology solutions to transform healthcare. As CEO, she provides leadership for research, education and advocacy components of eHealth Initiative and Foundation (eHI). Convening senior executives from every group in healthcare to discuss, identify, and share best practices that transform the delivery of healthcare. Focus areas: improving health and wellness through innovative solutions; interoperability; privacy concerns; artificial intelligence; payment models to support innovative care; and tech tools for chronic care. She led development of dozens of national surveys and published groundbreaking reports. As part of her work with the Foundation, she led grants with California Health Care Foundation, Commonwealth Fund, Aetna Foundation and Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation. Jennifer is co-chair of the Federal HIT Policy Committee’s Strategy and Innovation Workgroup; member of the HL7 Board of Directors; and a member of the Diabetes Collaborative Stakeholder Panel. Jennifer is a faculty member for the MHA and MHIA graduate programs at George Washington University. Prior to joining eHI, Jennifer headed up the strategic marketing at OpenNetworks, Inc., focusing on security solutions for the healthcare industry. She led healthcare industry relations at MicroStrategy, Inc., focusing on data-mining solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. She spent four years at the National Committee for Quality Assurance as Director of Policy and Product Development, helping develop national quality standards for healthcare organizations. Jennifer began her career at the George Washington University Hospital, Medical Center and Health Plan working on quality management initiatives, clinical pathways and healthcare administration. Jennifer earned a master's in Human Resource Development,completed coursework in health administration doctoral program at GWU, and resides in Maryland with her husband and two children.
 

Kayli Davis
Manager of Programs & Research

Kayli joined eHealth Initiative in 2017 as the Manager of Programs & Research. In this role, she works closely with the Director of Programs and Services to plan and implement executive roundtable meetings, webinars, industry surveys, and member engagement activities that convene healthcare stakeholders to identify and promote best practices in healthcare and health IT. She also actively participates in the development and writing of reports, whitepapers, and email marketing.  Kayli holds an MS in Health Promotion Management from American University in Washington, D.C. and her BS in Exercise and Health Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She also holds a CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) certification. Kayli is passionate about improving the health and wellness of patients and communities through lifestyle behavior modification and healthcare improvement.

 

Amy Eckenroth
Senior Vice President

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
Director of Programs & Services

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
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.

 

Emma Valinski
Coordinator & Policy Analyst

 

 

Courtney Watson
Manager, Membership & Administrative Services

 

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Nekose Wills
Program & Communications Specialist

Nekose has more than fifteen years of health communications and program management experience with non-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area and healthcare and university systems in San Diego. In addition to her skills developing communications content, writing, and editing, her areas of expertise include organizational management; infrastructure building; administration; and program planning and implementation. Nekose is a committed social justice advocate and has directed multiple women’s health programs, for various entities; managed civil society building programs in the Middle East & North Africa; and served as the Deputy Director of an international NGO dedicated to eradicating modern-day slavery. She is adept at bridging internal & external stakeholder requirements, providing technical and programmatic guidance, and producing clear and engaging content. www.nekosewills.com