Get Real Health Senior Strategist, Christina Caraballo, has been appointed to the HIMSS Connected Patient Committee by the HIMSS national Board of Directors based on her expertise and passion for patient engagement. As a committee member, Caraballo will help raise the bar for patient engagement and empowering patients through the use of health information technology.
“I’m honored to accept this position. My goal for this committee is to take consumer engagement to the next level by addressing the real issues and roadblocks that are hindering progress and uptake throughout the industry,” says Christina Caraballo.
HIMSS’ committees are focused on specific settings and topics for the health information technology industry. The Connected Patient Committee centers on developing tools to make decisions on when and how to connect with patients. The committee is made of up 12 members focused on educating patients and more actively engaging them in health care through social media and online discussions. The overall goal of the committee is to develop and create tools to provide reliable information to patients. The Connected Patient Committee strives to create familiarity with health information technology tools to engage patient involvement.
Get Real Health is always looking for ways to develop patients’ involvement in healthcare. Caraballo’s appointment to the Connected Patient Committee is a big honor and we couldn’t be more proud to have one of our own sitting on the committee and leading the charge as an advocate for patient engagement. Congratulations, Christina!