The Team

Kathy Ponatoski

Kathy Ponatoski

data analytics consultant

Kathy has more than 20 years of experience in health care and pharmacy analytics. Prior to joining Confidio, she was the Associate Director of Pharmacy Analytics for Evolent Heath, servicing both commercial and public sector clients from a population health management / PBM platform perspective.  Her work there included clinical UM cost savings modeling, Fraud, Waste and Abuse identification, and other plan financial performance reporting.  In addition, Kathy worked for nearly 10 years for Artemetrx, primarily focused on medical and pharmacy data aggregation, clinical program design, cost optimization, and specialty pharmacy reporting strategy.  Kathy’s broad-based healthcare data experience also included several years spent within a small regional health plan, within a large self-funded employer group, and working with various public sector behavioral health programs.  Kathy is passionate about ensuring pharmacy delivery in the most cost effective, clinically sound manner,  the value in integration of medical, pharmacy, and other data sets to create a complete picture of patient interaction with the health care system, staying ahead of the curve by providing innovative reporting about the most current topics in the industry, and in finding creative ways to make data tell the most detailed, important, and impactful story about pharmacy utilization and prescribing.

 

Kathy received her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Kentucky.  She lives in Lexington, KY with her husband, two boys, and her miniature golden retriever, Benny.