​​Frances Padilla

​Co-Chair, CCWC

President

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT

Russell Dexter

​Chief Innovation Officer

Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT)

Laura Morris

Assistant Director

​Office of the Healthcare Advocate

Anne Elwell

Vice President,

Community Relations

​Qualidigm

CCWC Goals

Lori Pasqualini

Member, Board of Directors

CT Business Group on Health

Patricia Baker

​President & CEO
CT Health Foundation

Tim Elwell, Ph.D., MBA

Co-Chair, CCWC

President & CEO

​Qualidigm

Tiffany Donelson

​Vice President of Programs

CT Health Foundation

  • Raise awareness in CT about Choosing Wisely® among patients and consumer groups, employers and payers, providers and health systems, government officials and policy makers
  • Be a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of Choosing Wisely® by sponsoring programs and facilitating and advocating for public and private initiatives that address patient-provider communication about most effective use of tests and procedures and recommended guidelines for appropriate treatment
  • Create avenues for local programs to access both national and local Choosing Wisely® resources
  • Facilitate continuous learning and improvement in the implementation of Choosing Wisely® in CT

Nancy Yedlin

Past Chair, CCWC

Vice President

Donaghue Foundation

Leadership Collaborative Members

Sandra Czunas

Associate Health Care Analyst

​Office of the State Comptroller CT

Robert Scalettar, MD

Member, Board of Directors, Chair of Strategy Committee 

Access Health CT

Lauren Vo

Research Nurse Practitioner

​CT Center for Primary Care

Paul Grady

Member, Board of Directors

CT Business Group on Health

Jill Zorn

Senior Policy Officer

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT

Thomas Woodruff

Director of the Healthcare Policy & Benefit Services Division

​Office of the State Comptroller CT

Thomas Meehan, MD, MPH

Executive Director

​CT Center for Primary Care

Mollie Melbourne

Chief Operating Officer

Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT)

Alexandra Dowe

Healthcare Policy Analyst

Access Health CT