Kathleen M. Murren is an accomplished healthcare information technology executive with over 25 years of experience serving the industry. Kathy currently is a Vice President with Freed Associates, a leading healthcare consulting firm. Focused exclusively on the California market, Freed Associates provides strategic, operational and information technology consulting to provider, payer and life science organizations. As a member of Freed’s executive leadership team, Kathy is responsible for strategy, business development and consulting operations for the firm.
Prior to her current role, Kathy served as Vice President and General Manager for Cerner Corporation, a global supplier of healthcare information technology, during a twelve year period of rapid growth and expansion. She was responsible for sales, professional services and production support for the $40M NorthWest Region. Kathy joined Cerner as a Vice President and Partner with Cerner Consulting and played a key role in growing this new division into one of the largest professional service practices in healthcare.
As an Associate Partner with Accenture, Kathy advised a broad range of healthcare clients during her 14 year tenure, including health systems, managed care organizations, physician practices, governments, global technology companies and software startups.
Kathy holds a MBA from Babson College, F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business and a BS Nursing from St. Anselm College. She is the mother of two children and resides in Palo Alto, CA.