MHQP Consumer Health Council 2018

The MHQP Consumer Health Council is comprised of patients, family caregivers and other members of the public who have been active in, and have advocated for patient centered care and for improvement in health care quality and affordability.

The mission of the Consumer Health Council is to increase the quality of care and well-being for all consumers in Massachusetts through robust conversations with MHQP, that build respect, choice, and a holistic view of the individual. The Council accomplishes this by actively educating, engaging, and advising all stakeholders through MHQP channels. Two members of the Council sit on MHQP's Board of Directors.

Rosalind Joffe*
Chair, MHQP Consumer Health Council

Judy Danielson
Health Market Strategy Consultant

Nancy Finn*
Healthcare Journalist & Author
Communications Resources

Denice Garrett
Coordinator for Clinical Billing and Data Operations
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

Cyrus Hopkins

Jim Lomastro

Nancy Michaels
Healthcare and Inspirational Keynote Speaker











Lucilia Prates
Director, MA Senior Medicare Patrol Program
Elder Services of Merrimack Valley

Pam Ressler, RN, MS
Founder, Stress Resources
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine

Tami Rich
ePatient / Family Leader
Healthcare QI / Transformation Coach

Jillian Richard
Senior Project Coordination
UMass Medical School MassHealth

Rochelle Shokoti
Television Program Host and Producer, “BridginGaps”
Cambridge Community Television

Bonnie Thompson
Family-Centered Child Health Care Advocate


*MHQP Board Representative



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