Physical Activity Implementation Guide
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Physical Activity Implementation Guide, published by HL7 International / Patient Care. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.0.1 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions


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The development of this IG was sponsored in part by funding donated by David W. Bernauer – Retired, Former Chairman/CEO at Walgreen Co.

Project management and director leadership was provided by the American Heart Association and the Physical Activity Alliance.

Key contributors include:

Four pre-school children stretching
Role Contributor(s)
Lead author: Lloyd McKenzie (Accenture/Dogwood Health)
Steering committee Paul Chase (American Heart Association)
Maria Isler (American Heart Association)
Laurie Whitsel (American Heart Association)
Regular Project and Connectathon Participants Ross Arena (University Illinois - Chicago)
Amy Bantham (Move to Live More)
Griffin Bariss (Physical Activity Alliance (PAA))
Nathan Botts (Mobile Health Working Group & Westat)
Sheryl Brown (Cooper)
Michael Campbell (Indicina)
Paige Denison (Evidence in Motion (EIM) - Older Adults)
Ramandeep Dhanoa (Accenture)
Pat Dunn (American Heart Association (AHA))
Matt Elrod (MaxMD)
John Graham (St. Luke's University Health Network)
Mu Huang (American Heart Association (AHA))
Ayanna McKnight (American Heart Association (AHA) & Physical Activity Alliance (PAA))
Graham Melstrand (Physical Activity Alliance (PAA) & American Council on Exercise)
Geoffrey Moore (American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM))
Brooke McSwain (American Heart Association (AHA))
Karl Naden (Mitre / PACIO Project)
Rachelle Reed (University of Georgia)
Tom Richards (The Activist in Motion)
Josh Rohrbaugh (WELLD Health)
Michelle Segar (University of Michigan)
Cassandra Stish (WELLD Health)
Abigail Watson (Mitre)
Dana Wolff-Hughes (National Institutes of Health (NIH))
PAA Expert Advisory Group Ross Arena, Ph.D. (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Amy Bantham, Ph.D. (Move to Live More)
Matthew Buman, Ph.D. (Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions)
Randall Cook, MD (Retired, PCP)
Chris Craytor (CEO, WELLD Health)
Pat Dunn, Ph.D. (American Heart Association)
Liz Joy, MD (Intermountain Health)
Felipe Lobelo, MD, Ph.D. (Emory University)
Brooke McSwain (American Heart Association)
Eddie Phillips, MD (Whole Health Medical Director at Boston VA Medical Center)
Deborah Rohm Young, Ph.D., MBA (Kaiser Permanente)
Robert Ross, Ph.D. (Queens University)
Xuemei (Mei) Sui, MD, MPH, Ph.D. (University of South Carolina)
Bob Sallis, MD (Kaiser Permanente)
Dana Wolff-Hughes, Ph.D. (National Institutes of Health)
Additional key contributors: Russell Buchanan (Accenture)


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