Jan Oldenburg

Oldenburg Consulting
Jan Oldenburg, FHIMSS, is passionate about using digital tools to build a healthcare system where patients and caregivers participate as partners. She currently advises and mentors startups and consults with organizations who want to understand the evolving digital health landscape as Principal in Oldenburg Consulting. Ms. Oldenburg has broad experience within all aspects of the healthcare ecosystem, including payers, providers, and integrated delivery systems. Most recently, she was a Senior Manager in EY’s Health Advisory Practice. Prior to joining EY, Ms. Oldenburg was the Vice President of Patient and Physician Engagement in Aetna’s Accountable Care Solutions organization. She spent seven years as a senior manager in Kaiser Permanente’s Digital Services Group, directing strategy and implementation for web and mobile products. Ms. Oldenburg has been a principal in several consulting companies. She is the primary editor of Engage! Transforming Healthcare Through Digital Patient Engagement, published by HIMSS press and winner of “Best Book of 2013” honors at HIMSS 2014, as well as the principal Editor of Participatory Healthcare: A Person-Centered Approach to Transforming Healthcare to be published by CRC Press in July, 2016. She also is the author of the “Personal Health Engagement” chapter in the Third Edition of Medical Informatics, published in March, 2015 and the “Participatory Medicine” chapter of The Journey Never Ends, published in March, 2016, as well as a number of articles and blog posts. Ms. Oldenburg is the co-chair of the HIMSS Connected Health Committee and a frequent speaker and commentator on patient and physician engagement issues; she tweets @janoldenburg. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA degree in English from Luther College and has coursework toward a PhD in English from the University of Minnesota. Ms. Oldenburg was on the NCAL HIMSS board for many years, serving as President, Vice President, Secretary and Past President.


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