Sarah Garnett Named Public Sector Healthcare Leader; Kristine Porter to oversee the Veterans Affairs account team
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Guidehouse, one of the world’s leading providers of advisory services to public sector and commercial clients, has promoted Sarah Garnet to serve as a leader in public sector health and appointed Kristine Porter to oversee the company’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) account team.
Guidehouse’s public sector health team is part of its Health segment, which focuses on unraveling complexities to achieve large-scale public-private solutions. Garnett and Porter have over 40 years of combined experience helping public sector and commercial organizations drive growth and strategic initiatives that support transformation in the healthcare industry.
“I am delighted to congratulate Sarah and Kristin on their well-deserved new roles,” said Guidehouse Partner and Health Segment Leader. Alicia Harness. “As our government’s health care, benefits and public health responsibilities continue to converge with the priorities of business organizations, these leaders excel at guiding our customers toward innovation while anticipating and outsmarting some of the most complex issues facing the healthcare ecosystem.”
As the new public sector health leader, Garnett will bring her experience working with executives and leadership teams from leading academic medical centers, research institutions, health systems and federal health agencies. plan to support large-scale transformation, including continued mission advancement. health care in VA government agencies, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Defense Health Agency. Recipient of the 2021 Leading for Impact Women in Leadership Award, Garnett has been recognized for both her mentorship leadership and for bringing together teams of cross-functional experts to accelerate transformations related to regulatory and legislative requirements, recovery disaster recovery and revenue operations in healthcare.
Porter has worked at Guidehouse for nearly 18 years, most recently focusing on fostering the company’s relationship with VA, including programs such as the VA Community Care Office, electronic health records modernization, l Acquisition Academy and the Whole Health Initiative. Additionally, she co-leads Guidehouse’s enterprise-wide (re)Vision transformation offering, where she applies her experience in human-centered design, behavioral science and workforce solutions. to help organizations navigate complex change journeys. With years of cross-industry experience in management consulting, she leads people-focused transformation initiatives that leverage technology and innovation to improve business performance.
Recognized as the third-largest healthcare management consulting firm by Modern Healthcare in 2021 and a 12-time Best in KLAS award winner, the Guidehouse Health team is made up of experts from providers, public sector, payers and pharmaceutical/life sciences, including public health administrators, clinicians, scientists and other professionals. With decades of expertise in change management, strategy, IT and analytics, data science, clinical services and biomedical innovation, Guidehouse’s Healthcare segment helps public sector and organizations commercial healthcare to overcome unique market challenges and provide innovative services to their communities. Visit the Guidehouse Center for Health Insights for the latest healthcare industry information and solutions.
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of advisory services to the public sector and commercial markets, with extensive risk management, technology and advisory capabilities. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help our clients address their most complex challenges and overcome significant regulatory pressures focused on transformational change, business resilience and technology-driven innovation. Through a range of consulting, advisory, outsourcing and digital services, we create scalable and innovative solutions that help our clients navigate complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 13,000 professionals in more than 50 locations worldwide. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets and agenda issues that drive national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.