Director, Office of Consumer eHealth, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), US Department of Health and Human Services
Lygeia Ricciardi is the Director of Office of Consumer eHealth at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. She is responsible for shaping and implementing ONC’s national strategy to engage consumers in their health and healthcare. Previously, she has worked on technology policy and strategy in both the public and private sectors. In the federal government, she served as a policy adviser at the Federal Communications Commission and also provided expert policy input to the Obama administration’s 2008 Transition Team. In the private sector, she was a director of the Markle Foundation’s Health Program and ran her own consulting firm that advised clients, including the State of New York and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on policy and implementation aspects of consumer eHealth. She received an EdM in technology in education from Harvard University.
Ricciardi served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from April 2013 - April 2015.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of April 10, 2013:
- None reported