Evaluation of the Personal Health Record Pilot for Medicare Fee-For Service Enrollees from South Carolina. Appendix 1. PHR Expert Panel Members


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Name Relevant Experience
William Bernstein, Esq. Member of Manatt, Phelps & Phillps, LLP’s Board of Directors, Chairman of the Healthcare Division, and  Administrative Partner of the New York office.  Experience includes advising clients in the healthcare industry, including provider organizations, payor organizations, emerging companies and financial institutions. 
Michelle Dougherty, RHIA, CHP Director of Practice Leadership for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Provides professional expertise to AHIMA members and outside organizations on health information practice issues and develops written products aimed at furthering the art and science of health information management (HIM). Represents AHIMA and the HIM profession at HL7 and on the EHR technical committee.
Ed Fotsch, MD CEO of Medem, founded in 1999 by six of the nations medical societies and the AMA to deliver the premier secure online physician communications network in the U.S. Led the formation of the eRisk Guidelines.
Archelle Georgiou, MD Independent consultant and former executive vice president for UnitedHealth's Optum is an expert on PHRs and other health information technology issues from the perspective of insurers.
Brad Hesse, MD Chief of the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB). Expertise in PHRs and other consumer-facing research and applications.
Paul Kaplan, MD Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware. Experience in electronic health record implementation.
Steve McPhilliamy  Partner at Insight Product Development, and developer of medical devices and products used by both providers and patients.  Expertise in visual language development, product positioning and managing design programs.
Don Mon, PhD Vice President of Practice Leadership at the American Health Informatics Association (AHIMA) and Co-Facilitator for HL7 PHR Work Group that produced the PHR-S functional model. Expertise in clinical data standards, PHRs and EHRs, and other health IT issues.
Lori Nichols Developing prototype PHR for large integrated delivery system
Steve Ross, MD Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Expertise in medical informatics.
Rob Tennant Senior Policy Advisor for Health Informatics with the Government Affairs Department of Medical Group Management Association. Expertise in federal legislative and regulatory electronic data interchange issues, HIPAA, telemedicine, and other health IT issues.

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