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ILHIE Consumer Education Work Group 

Consumer education and engagement are cornerstones for the implementation of a successful state health IT program. It is also critical to prepare consumers to make the most informed e-health consent decisions possible.

The charge of the Office of Health Information Technology’s (OHIT) Consumer Education Workgroup is to advise the ILHIE board. It provides a forum for consumer comment, education and the development of consumer stakeholder consensus on principles, standards and initiatives relating to the electronic transfer of personal health information in IL.

 Work Group Member 


 Patricia Joseph (co-chair)  Prospexinc
 Mary Rasmusson (co-chair)  
 Gina Baxter  Connected Living, Inc.
 Valerie Brown  UIC Midwest Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center
 Jennifer Creasey  AARP Illinois
 Peter Eckart  Illinois Public Health Institute
 Lawrence E. Johnson  iCare Health Informatics
 Phil McCann  IL-HITREC
 Elizabeth McKnight  Alliance of Chicago
 Jessica Pickens  Pickens & Associates Government Relations and Consulting
 Esther Sciammarella  Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition
 Theresa Walunas  CHITREC

September 17, 2013

August 20, 2013

July 16, 2013

May 21, 2013

March 19, 2013

February 19, 2013

January 15, 2013

ILHIE Consumer Education and Public Awareness Work Group Archive