Kate O’Connor began her career in a variety of administrative and business management positions with medical groups in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1996, she formed IT Healthcare Consulting, where she led consulting engagements in medical software applications, product development, operations, and compliance for ehealthcare start-ups, medical group practices, IPAs, and clinics. Clients included WebMD, iMedica, Mission Neighborhood Health Center, SFO Medical Clinic, and others.
Kate holds a BA in Psychology from San Francisco State University and an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Golden Gate University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is CPR and AED certified. As a noted healthcare business expert and thought leader, she has contributed to industry publications and participated in multiple industry and professional organizations throughout her career.