MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Cognosante, a leading provider of IT services for healthcare organizations, announced CEO Michele Kang received the Mosaic Woman Trailblazer Award at the 7th Annual Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference held at the Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, MD.
The Mosaic Woman Trailblazer Award honors and recognizes Ms. Kang's outstanding accomplishments in business and as a role model paving the way through her courage and leadership. Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Jr., Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Executive Vice President of the U.S. Forum for Policy Innovation, presented Ms. Kang with the prestigious award.
"Michele Kang exemplifies the kind of dynamic leadership brand which catapults smart, savvy, and connected women to the top of their game. Her determination and real world experience offers us inspiration and empowers women of all races, cultures, and backgrounds to succeed in the executive development track," stated Sheila Robinson, founder, publisher and CEO of Diversity Woman LLC.
"I am deeply honored to receive the Mosaic Woman Trailblazer Award," stated Cognosante CEO Michele Kang. "Since my early years growing up in Korea, I learned how to turn adversity into opportunity. Through education, hard work, and persistence, I overcame challenges and beat the odds to establish and lead a premier health IT company at the forefront of our nation's healthcare reform agenda."
With the theme, "Lead with Passion, Power & Profits," more than 600 women business executives and leaders attended the 7th Annual Diversity Women's Conference which is considered the premier networking and empowerment event for women of all races and cultures.
Cognosante is a leading provider of IT services to private and public healthcare organizations. The company has more than 25 years of experience assisting its clients develop, manage and execute complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, improper payment, health insurance exchange, NwHIN, and The Direct Project. Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.
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