Kellie Condon, PhD
National Coordinator, Connected Health Office
Office of Informatics and Analytics
Veterans Health Administration
Kellie Condon, PhD, a former Clinical Psychologist for the U.S. Air Force, currently works as the National Coordinator for Connected Health Office, Office of Informatics and Analytics, Veterans Health Administration. She works across the three divisions of Connected Health: Web and Mobile Solutions, My HealtheVet and Innovations. In these positions, her primary focus has been spearheading the redesign of the My HealtheVet patient portal. In other assignments across the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Condon has served in a variety of clinical settings from a small Community Based Outpatient Clinic to a large medical facility. She has also served in numerous positions, including Mental Health Informatics where she focused on developing tools to support care that would be available through My HealtheVet, and actively serves today as an External Consultant for the San Luis Obispo, CA Vet Center. Dr. Condon graduated from the University of California-Irvine with degrees in Psychology and Economics, a MA in Psychology from California State University-Long Beach and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Brigham Young University. She also completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychology.
Tammy Richards RN, MSN
Operations Director, Patient and Clinical Engagement
Tammy is strategic, passionate and highly engaged in improving healthcare for patients, staff and providers. She has responsibility for system-wide strategy and initiative implementation at Intermountain Healthcare related to Patient Engagement, Patient Experience, Patient Education, Clinical Simulation and Clinical Education. Ms. Richards has over 30 years of experience in healthcare systems, working as nurse, educator, consultant, writer and clinical leader. She works closely with the Chief Nursing Officers, Medical Group, SelectHealth and Homecare leaders in implementing the full vision of system-wide collaborative care across the continuum.
She is a member of the Utah Digital Health Services Commission, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Utah Organization of Nurse Leaders, Sigma Theta Tau International and the American Nurses Association. Ms. Richards earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Phoenix, her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Weber State University and has completed an 18-month CNO Leadership Development Fellowship program and a 6-month Leading through Others Fellowship program through the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute.
Director, Patient Experience
El Camino Hospital
RJ Salus is the Director of Patient Experience at El Camino Hospital. He is responsible for strategy and daily operations of several programs including spiritual care, auxiliary, patient experience (patient relations), analytics, and translation services. RJ joined El Camino Hospital in 2014 after nine years of serving in various patient experience and quality management positions at Scripps Health. Prior to Scripps Health, he worked for several healthcare facilities in San Diego, California. RJ earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and his master’s degrees in public health and social work from San Diego State University.
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, MA (Econ.), MHSA
THINK-Health / Health Populi blog /
@healthythinker / email@example.com
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist, advisor and trend-weaver to organizations at the intersection of health+technology+people. Jane founded THINK-Health after spending a decade as a health care consultant in firms in the U.S. and Europe. Jane’s clients are all stakeholders in health, including technology, bio/life sciences, providers, plans, financial services, consumer products, and not-for-profit organizations. Jane founded the Health Populi blog in 2007, covering health policy, technology, and consumers. Jane co-founded HealthcareDIY in 2013 to link consumers to evidence-based tools and knowledge for self-healthcare.
Jane advises clients on strategy and new product development via environmental analysis, scenario and strategic planning, and health policy analysis. She is on the advisory boards of CanSurround, CAQH’s U.S. Health Efficiency Index, GE Ventures, the Health 2.0 Conference, HealthBank, the HIMSS mHealth Committee, Intuit’s American Tax & Financial Center, the Society for Participatory Medicine, and WEGO Health. Jane is a frequent public speaker on health economics, consumers and technology, and is listed with Speakers Express. Jane also writes for Huffington Post and for California HealthCare Foundation’s iHealthBeat.
Jane holds an MA (Economics) and MHSA (Health Policy) from University of Michigan. While Jane loves her work, she is even more passionate about family and home, Slow Food and her local CSA, art, playing with LEGOs, and living a full and balanced life. Follow Jane along with 18,200+ others on Twitter @healthythinker. See more on Jane at www.janesarasohnkahn.com