Alix Goss is a Senior Consultant with Point-of-Care Partners. Throughout her career, Alix has led game-changing initiatives with enthusiasm and integrity to strengthen organizations, public policy, and national standards to achieve healthier and more productive people. Her leadership roles include developing national healthcare standards, implementing, and complying with federal and state regulations, and aligning business strategies, systems integration, and operations management in both private and public sectors of healthcare. She brings her insight, expertise, and skill to clients as well as serving in leadership roles on various industry committees.
Prior to joining Point-of-Care Partners, Alix was the Vice President & Senior Consultant of Imprado, the management consulting division of DynaVet Solutions. During her service with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Alix was named the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority in 2014 after serving as the PA Health Information Technology Coordinator and the program director of the statewide health information exchange initiative. In her roles, she guided Pennsylvania’s efforts to improve the quality and safety of health care by working with stakeholders to create and build a sustainable, statewide HIE network. Alix worked on the state’s HIE strategy and related initiatives since 2008, with a focus on governance, stakeholder engagement, privacy and security framework, and interoperability capabilities.
Previously, Alix served as Chair of ASC X12’s Insurance Subcommittee, an accredited-standards development organization of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), where she promoted understanding and consistency in the development of property/casualty and health care standards, and championed initiatives resulting in improved collaborative relationships with affiliated standard-setting and industry organizations and federal regulators.
Early in her career, Alix worked in Medicare Part B operations and project management at Pennsylvania Blue Shield, now Highmark. In addition to her diverse roles on key initiatives, such as leading the implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), she created and chaired the Medicare Part B and DMERC Electronic Data Interchange Functional Work Group (EDI FWG), which consisted of standard system maintainers, Medicare contractors, and CMS’s Medicare EDI coordinators.
From 2012-2020, Alix served two four-year terms as a member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS). NCVHS is the statutory public advisory body on health data, statistics, privacy, and national health information policy. Alix Co-chaired its Standards Subcommittee and its Review Committee focused on Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act. She received the 2019 HIT Government Champion Award from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), who presents the honor to exceptional government personnel who have supported policy that advances the health IT industry. In 2020, Alix co-led the Intersection of Clinical and Administrative Data Task Force (ICAD) on behalf of the Office of National Coordinator’s Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (ONC HITAC) and, in recognition of her efforts, ONC presented her with their Fabulous Partner award. WEDI further recognized her industry contributions in 2020 with The Louis Sullivan Award given to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their leadership, vision, and achievements in advancing the efficiency of health care.
From 2018 to 2021 Alix served as an Executive Steering Committee Member and the Directory, Versioning, and Scale Tiger Team co-lead of The Office of the National Coordinator’s FHIR at Scale Taskforce (FAST) and supported the initiatives transition to an industry-driven HL7 Accelerator. In 2022, Alix was appointed to serve as Chair of HL7’s Policy Advisory Committee responsible for orchestrating HL7 International’s policy and regulatory review analysis within the health information technology sector and preparing HL7’s formal position statements.
In addition to her passion for her work, Alix loves the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family.