Karen Ostrowski, MBA, PMP
PRINCIPAL STRATEGIST, DATA GOVERNANCE
With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Karen believes in the power of information to transform our health care system. She is a health privacy and security subject matter expert and provides strategic planning, program support, and technical assistance on multiple engagements. As Managing Consultant at Intrepid Ascent, Karen tackles complex issues and provides guidance on the integration of policies, processes, and technology. Our clients rely on Karen’s expertise in health policy, governance, and state and federal regulations to support the exchange of information and improve care delivery. Prior to her work on policy analysis and regulatory compliance, she specialized in health care data analysis and decision support for payor and provider organizations. Karen has an M.B.A from California State University, Sacramento, a B.S. in Health Services Administration from California State University, Chico, is a Certified Project Management Professional, and an active member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Personal Intrepid Ascents: Karen understands the importance of a healthy mind, body, spirit, and community. Her intrepid ascents generally involve good food, good wine, and good company. She is an avid reader, stays active at the gym and playing golf and tennis, and is a fierce advocate for mental health reform and suicide prevention.