Karen Johnston named Wipfli leader of digital health


Wipfli is pleased to announce that Karen Johnston has been appointed to be the first leader of its national digital health industry, for companies that serve providers and patients with digital health products.

Karen has more than 20 years of experience in public and private industry accounting. She applies her experience in risk advisory services while assisting clients in protecting and tailoring their business environment to mitigate risk, identify trends, increase efficiencies, and gain a competitive advantage. She understands the critical importance of assessing, testing, and improving the security and privacy of information systems, particularly in the digital healthcare sphere.

“Health technology companies need support now more than ever to help ensure their finances are on solid ground and their risks are mitigated,” said Kevin Smith, Wipfli’s national technology industry practice leader. “Beyond her experience, Karen brings passion to her role. Karen’s deep belief in technology’s promise of improved patient outcomes and increased efficiency in healthcare make her the perfect choice to lead the team.”

She is a member of the HITRUST Alliance Assessor Council, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She holds her CISA, CIA, CCSFP, CHQP  

She holds a business administration degree from Bloomsburg University and is based out of the Philadelphia area.