Engaging Patients, Consumers, and Care Partners in Interoperability

2023 The State of Interoperability Virtual Summit

Five Panels Offering Insights and Guidance on the Path to Data Exchange

Presented by Answers Media Network and DirectTrust, this virtual Summit covered the current and future state of interoperability. Hear from industry leaders on hot topics, including what’s new and what’s next, regarding data quality and usability, patient identity, use cases for interoperability, engaging patients, and the future of interoperability.

Watch Panel 4: Engaging Patients, Consumers, and Care Partners in Interoperability

Interoperability centers around the idea of information exchange to benefit patients, yet we frequently don’t center or involve patients, consumers, or care partners in our conversations. Hear about how to further consider and engage these key stakeholders.

Moderated by Grace Vinton
PR Professional and Patient Advocate, Host of HITea With Grace
LinkedIn: Grace Vinton

Grace Vinton is a dynamic healthcare PR professional, patient advocate, and podcast host of HIT Like a Girl Pod’s “HITea With Grace”: amplifying women’s voices. She has worked with 50+ healthcare innovation organizations, translating complex advancements into compelling narratives, shaping industry categories. Grace is Patient Representative on Sequoia Project’s Carequality Advisory Board, championing patients’ data access and prioritizing evolving patient needs within the national interoperability framework. Grace’s mission: “Empathy is not enough. Change demands advocacy and action.”

Meet the Panelists

Grace Cordovano, PhD, BCPA
Board Certified Patient Advocate
Enlightening Results

Krystal Schramm
Director of American Indian & Alaska Native Engagement
Senior Technical Business Analyst, MiHIN

Jill DeGraff
Senior Vice President, Regulatory
b.well Connected Health