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Real World Guidance from Inside the Industry


Karen Norris founded ClearCore Insights in 2016. With more than 25 years' experience in the fields of healthcare, education, consulting, and management, Karen has worked on software implementations for more than 50 payer organizations, on both the health plan and the vendor sides. Today, Karen uses her experience to offer tools and techniques needed to ensure a successful launch, while effectively executing programs, meeting organizational goals, and achieving enterprise transformation.

“Karen brings deep industry knowledge, business and technology implementation best practices, and real-world solutions to the complex and intricate challenges health plans face.  With her first-hand knowledge of health plan operations, information technology, program management, communication and leadership, Karen delivers winning solutions. I strongly recommend Karen as a leader to not only understand your vision, but who also has the ability to develop, plan and successfully implement enterprise technology to transform your enterprise.”

David Young VP and General Manager, Premera Blue Cross

“Karen has a unique and proven ability to quickly grasp the business needs that drive technology applications and ensure that those needs are met in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Her extensive knowledge of health plan operations and technology, combined with her inherent credibility, professionalism and client-focus uniquely equip her to assist organizations in achieving their business goals. She is a highly valued partner in solving very complex business objectives.”

Jim Eppel Executive VP and Chief Administration Officer, HealthPartners