Consumer eHealth Advocates

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The National eHealth Collaborative has named the members of its new Consumer Engagement Advisory Council, a body of nationally known experts and advocates in healthcare and health IT who will help shape and grow NeHC’s patient and family engagement agenda.

Consumer engagement in eHealth is a top priority for NeHC because it is a critical element driving better outcomes and greater value, NeHC officials said in a news release. Current NeHC consumer engagement efforts include disseminating the NeHC Patient Engagement Framework, a consumer engagement roadmap developed in collaboration with the Consumer Consortium on eHealth and many other stakeholders, and encouraging adoption of the NeHC Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool, or CeRT – powered by HealthCAWS – a business intelligence tool mapped to the NeHC Patient Engagement Framework and meaningful use.

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