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Patient and Consumer Advisory Committee


Patient and Consumer Advisory Committee

Empowering every Delawarean to be active participants in their health care and better-educated consumers of health services

The Patient   Consumer Advisory Committee involves stakeholders from health systems, faith organizations, and advocates that represent specific populations to ensure that patients are at the center of Delaware’s health care innovation initiatives. DCHI recognizes that patient engagement is at the heart of program success. Achieving the Triple Aim - Plus One - goals of better health, improved health care quality and patient experience, lower growth in per capita health care costs, and an enhanced provider experience will require individuals to engage meaningfully, as partners with their providers, in ensuring their own health and wellness.

Committee Members:

  • Rita Landgraf (Co-Chair) - University of Delaware
  • Tim Rodden (Co-Chair) - ChristianaCare
  • Marianne Foard - Bayhealth Medical Center
  • Terri Hancharick - EPIC (Endless Possibilities in the Community)
  • Charita Jackson-Durosinmi - Westside Family Healthcare
  • George Meldrum - AARP
  • Salvatore Seeley - CAMP Rehoboth
  • Ronaldo Tello - Delaware Hispano Magazine
  • Emily Coggin Vera - Mental Health Association
  • Gather input from patients and consumers and represent their voices.
  • Lead and coordinate patient engagement programming
  • Empower patients / consumers through technology
  • Advance policy and innovation that and highlight the role of the patient/consumer in advancing health

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