Laura Kreofsky, MHA, MBA, PMP, CPHIMS, Pivot Point Consulting Vice President of Advisory Services has received Consulting Magazine’s 2020 Women Leaders in Technology Award. This is the inaugural award recognizing women leaders in technology for excellence in three categories—Leadership, Client Service and Innovation.
Her long tenure as a healthcare IT leader reflects her commitment to her work, her clients and to ensuring women thrive in this specialized industry. Early in Laura’s career as a staff consultant at Ernst & Young and the healthcare division of Cap Gemini, she was mentored by women pioneers in the industry. At the next stage of her career with organizations including Kaiser Permanente, the State of Wisconsin and Impact Advisors, Laura worked for and with many women executives to hone her technical and leadership skills. Today at Pivot Point Consulting she leads the firm’s strategy and planning services nationwide. She also actively mentors others in her management and client service roles.
“Laura is passionate, tenacious and deeply committed to advancing the field of healthcare IT,” says Pivot Point Consulting Co-Founder and Managing Partner Rachel Marano. “She not only brings expertise, acumen and integrity to the delivery of each project, but also cares about the broader impact to the organization she’s serving and the healthcare ecosystem. Laura is dedicated to the team’s success and ensuring our work and projects foster client success.”
Laura is a change maker and actively contributes to the healthcare IT community. She contributes significantly to CHIME and HIMSS around innovation and directs Pivot Point Consulting’s thought leadership—positioning Pivot Point Consulting as a leading industry voice in healthcare IT innovation and regulatory expertise. She also serves on the Oregon HIMSS Board, promoting inclusive events and encouraging the participation of female professionals. In addition, she leads a women in healthcare IT networking group in Portland, Oregon.
In regard to winning the award, Laura says, “It’s a great honor—I see it as a hallmark of my tenure in consulting, my passion for healthcare and technology and my commitment to and pleasure I receive in opening doors and sustaining relationships with other women in this field.”
Laura and the other award winners are highlighted in the April 2020 issue of Consulting Magazine and will be celebrated at recognition awards brunch in Chicago in August.