Gila is a bilingual English/French facilitator and project manager with experience in national and international consensus building, conflict resolution, and stakeholder management. Subject matter expertise includes health informatics standards and privacy, security and risk management. CISSP certification since 2004. Gila has been conducting business and technical analysis and developing whitepapers, specifications, educational materials as well as writing articles and other communication materials since 1999. In addition to her work in healthcare IT, Gila provides leadership communications and facilitation seminars to businesses and facilitates team building workshops. She also has core expertise in conflict resolution and consensus building, and has been leveraging those skills in all her work. Most notably, Gila’s consensus building skills have been commended in her work at both HITSP (USA), IHE International and HL7 Inc. Gila Pyke LinkedinIn all her work, Gila has demonstrated the ability to facilitate challenging discussions, conflict resolution, standards development, maintenance and balloting, training sessions, and governance activities. Gila excels in expressing complex concepts in easy to understand terms specific to different audiences.

Health IT

Cognaissance has been focused solely on providing services in support of Healthcare Information Technology implementations since 2003. This dedication to the healthcare field results in critical insights into the way technology must be planned and managed in order to support priorities that are unique to healthcare, i.e.: providing the best care possible for the patient.

Our Mission

Cognaissance’s mission is to provide world class expertise in:

  • Health Informatics Standards
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Risk Management
  • Research and facilitation

To Healthcare Providers, Governments and NGOs and Health IT Vendors across the globe.

What do we do?

Cognaissance offers an array of professional consulting services; from product inception to hospital integration. You can focus our health information technology expertise towards your specific solution or problem, including:

  • Enabling regional and national projects looking for practical leadership in facilitating the analysis of specific interoperability use cases, and match the use cases with most appropriate interoperability standards and profiles.
  • Development of Privacy and Security policies and procedures in healthcare product development and supporting tools to integrate “Privacy and Security by Design”.
  • Provide research, mentoring and training in developing HIT, security and privacy expertise within organizations managing projects and products.