Karin joined the Board in 2020. She brings 35 years’ experience in health information technology as a senior technology executive and law firm partner. As one of the earliest healthcare technology lawyers in the US, Karin has an in-depth knowledge of data governance, data privacy, SaaS and US healthcare, and has extensive professional networks across the IT landscape.
Her previous roles include General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Privacy Officer at the University Health System Consortium (which covers 90% of US academic medical centers); General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer at ReedGroup, a data and informatics technology company responsible for absence management solutions at over 40% of Fortune 100 companies; and Senior VP, Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Audit Executive at Availity, a revenue cycle management, electronic data interchange platform, PaaS IT company that operates the largest real-time information network in healthcare, connecting payers and providers in 6 billion+ transactions every year.
Karin was a founding faculty member in the Health Informatics Master’s Programs at both Northwestern University (Chicago), and University of Colorado (College of Nursing), and has taught in schools of medicine, law and business at numerous US universities. She is a board member of multiple private and non-profit organisations.
Karin is Chair of the Risk Committee and is based in Boulder, Colorado.