Janice Oldenburg

Consumer Health Information Strategist & Patient Engagement Specialist
Participatory Health Consulting

Jan Oldenburg is a nationally recognized thought leader on consumer health information strategy and personal health engagement. Through her consulting firm, Participatory Health Consulting, she helps organizations create and implement strategies related to digital health technology and personal health engagement.

Oldenburg has held roles within EY’s Advisory Practice, as the Vice President of Patient and Provider Engagement in Accountable Care Solutions at Aetna, as a senior leader in Kaiser Permanente’s digital strategy group, as well as founding roles in several consulting companies focusing on strategies for using digital technologies effectively in health care.

Oldenburg is the primary author/editor of Participatory Healthcare: A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation and Engage! Transforming Healthcare through Digital Patient Engagement, which received the “Best Book” award at HIMSS14. She wrote the “Personal Health Engagement” chapter for the Third Edition of Medical Informatics and the “Patient Portals: Enabling Participatory Medicine” chapter for The Journey Never Ends: Technology’s Role in Helping Perfect Health Care Outcomes.

Oldenburg is on the board of the Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM). She recently completed 2-year term as Co-Chair of the National HIMSS Connected Health Committee. Previously she has been a member of the Consumer Empowerment Workgroup (CEWG) of the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) of ONC. She also was an active member of the board of the Northern California chapter of HIMSS for many years holding roles including President, Past President, Vice President and Secretary.