Post Author: Christine Bechtel

Christine Bechtel

Christine Bechtel is a patient advocate and president and chief strategist, X4 Health, a purpose-driven organization on a mission to make health care better for humans.

She is also one of the designers of 3rd Conversation, a foundation-funded program powered by X4 that brings frontline clinicians together with patients in their community to talk about how to reinvent the clinician-patient relationship as the foundation of meaningful systems change.

She is a frequent speaker and creative thinking partner passionate about geeky topics ranging from health data and primary care, to patient and family engagement and new approaches to quality measurement.

Christine testified before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP), Hearing on the Health Information Exchange and before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways & Means, Health Subcommittee, Hearing on the Meaningful Use of Health IT.