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.
Chair, MHQP Consumer Health Council
Health Market Strategy Consultant
Healthcare Journalist & Author
Coordinator for Clinical Billing and Data Operations
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Healthcare and Inspirational Keynote Speaker
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
Healthcare Quality Improvement, Person-Centered Care, Organizational Transformation Coach
Senior Project Coordination
UMass Medical School MassHealth
Television Program Host and Producer, “BridginGaps”
Cambridge Community Television
Family-Centered Child Health Care Advocate
*MHQP Board Representative