To remain competitive today, we know businesses must become more innovative as they continually evaluate and reinvent the way they conduct business. Technology innovations are strategic imperatives for high performing businesses. Our strategic consulting approach focuses on helping clients create value through this transformation. We listen to business goals, understand priorities, facilitate stakeholder alignment, and collaborate with clients to craft world class solutions. This approach values an organization’s vision for success and supports collaboration through the principles of teamwork and communication excellence. We stand behind a commitment and accountability to customer service excellence in the delivery of all solutions. This unique business model is made possible through the leadership provided by our seasoned consultants and past technology and operational executives.
Our team delivers upon this vision under the leadership of CEO & Founder of STS Consulting Group, LLC, Kathryn A. Whitmore. She has a diverse background and a 25-year proven track record of organizational transformation contributing to the business bottom line through her focus on technology enabled business solutions. Kathryn has a rare combination of leadership and technology best practices expertise that drives business operational excellence. Kathryn has executive leadership experience leveraging technology effectively across businesses ranging from startup companies to multi-billion dollar global enterprises in healthcare, financial services, public sector, and the commercial software market.
Kathryn is a nationally recognized thought leader in healthcare analytics and author of a unique ‘enterprise business intelligence’ strategy and implementation model that creates the foundation for building cultures of accountability and performance management excellence. Her business technology expertise and leadership also include healthcare operations, strategic planning, enterprise analytics, balanced scorecards, data governance, data warehouses and dashboards, clinical informatics, health information technology architecture and planning, electronic health records, health information exchanges, and regulatory compliance. She has collaborated closely with physicians and executive management on strategy and implementation projects including cultural change management, clinical quality and effectiveness, performance management, process improvement, health plan operations, managed care administration and analytics, physician practice integration, and patient business services.
Kathryn A. Whitmore
CEO & Founder
Located in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, STS Consulting Group, LLC is your trusted partner for strategic technology solutions. We are a unique boutique strategy and transformation consultancy with focus on healthcare analytics and performance management enabled by information asset and technology innovation. We embrace a customer-centric culture of values, principles, and world-class techniques that have produced successful results over the years. Governance, culture, people, process, and technology are the key components in our methodology for successfully driving performance management excellence.
Her past leadership roles include Principal and Founder of the Strategic Technology Solutions practice within ESG and Vice President of Software Engineering for eOriginal, a commercial software company specializing in electronic signature solutions. Kathryn served as Assistant Vice President of Application Services for MedStar Health where she was responsible for hospital clinical and financial software implementation initiatives including emerging e-health and data warehousing initiatives. She has also held a variety of other corporate leadership and technology positions supporting analytics, strategy, operations, and performance improvement for MedStar Health, Helix Health, and Department of Defense organizations including Northrop Grumman/Westinghouse.
Kathryn serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). She is also Chair of the Maryland HIMSS Programs Committee and Past Chair of the Advocacy Committee where was recognized by national HIMSS as the Advocate of the Year. She also serves as a Board Member on the Health Information Exchange Policy Board for the Maryland Health Care Commission responsible for shaping health information exchange policy in Maryland. She is also a member of the Project Management Institute, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, The Data Governance Institute, and The Data Warehousing Institute.
She enjoys speaking engagements and most recently moderated for City of Hope, Catholic Health Initiatives and presented again with Cleveland Clinic at the HIMSS national conference. Kathryn was honored to jointly receive The Data Warehousing Institute Best Practices Award with Cleveland Clinic, as their solutions partner, for their innovation and excellence in Performance Management.
Kathryn recently provided industry expertise to the first edition Healthcare Business Intelligence Market Study, published in the Wisdom of Crowds® research series, created in collaboration with Dresner Advisory Services. She contributed to The Advisory Board‘s “Building the Foundation for Analytics: Accelerating Data Warehousing Efforts Through Enhanced Data Quality” and was acknowledged for her case study insights offered for the book authored by Howard Dresner entitled “Profiles in Performance: Business intelligence Journeys and the Roadmap for Change.”
Kathryn holds a Master of Science degree in Technical Program Management from the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Information Management from West Chester University.