Vice President, Government Affairs, Transcarent
Leslie Krigstein currently serves as the Vice President of Communications (Interim) & Government Affairs for Transcarent.
Leslie has been at the forefront of digital health policy throughout her career and was most recently the Vice President, Government Affairs for Teladoc Health after serving as Livongo’s Vice President of Government Affairs. At Livongo, she was the primary liaison to policymakers and external stakeholders. She led the development and execution of Livongo’s government relations and advocacy strategy.
Before joining Livongo, Leslie was the Vice President of Congressional Affairs at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) where she led CHIME’s congressional advocacy and engagement strategy. With a track record that includes passage of multiple pieces of legislation, Leslie positioned CHIME as a thought leader on issues including healthcare cybersecurity, patient identification, interoperability, and digital health.
Leslie first moved to the nation’s capital to join the legislative staff of Congressman Daniel B. Maffei (NY-25) and prior to joining CHIME, she was a member of the Congressional Affairs team at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). She has provided public affairs and association management services to clients including the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO).
Leslie is the co-chair of the American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) Remote Monitoring (RPM) Special Interest Group (SIG) as well as a member of the HIMSS Public Policy Committee. She also is a volunteer for the Virginia chapter of the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO.)
Leslie is a proud graduate of Syracuse University, where she obtained degrees in Public Relations and Policy Studies. A native Vermonter, Leslie currently lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband (Alex) and son (Gordon).