Lygeia Ricciardi, champion for patient engagement at the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), is the latest high-profile departure at the agency.

Lygeia Ricciardi, champion for patient engagement at the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), is the latest high-profile departure at the agency.

In an email to staff members, ONC chief, Karen DeSalvo, M.D. announced that Ricciardi, who headed up the ONC’s Office of Consumer eHealth for the last few years, would be leaving on July 25th of this year. Going forward, DeSalvo says that Erin Siminerio will serve as the point of contact for the Office of Consumer eHealth and they will be searching for a new director.

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