DANVERS, Mass., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliza Corporation, the leader in health engagement management announces Ellen Harrison, MBA, RN has joined Eliza in the role of Senior Vice President, Market Strategy and Consulting. Ellen, a veteran in strategic planning and managed care operations, joins Eliza as the Market Strategy and Consulting lead responsible for shaping Eliza's offering to anticipate the diversified communication engagement needs of Medicaid, Medicare, Commercial, Disease Management, Pharmacy Benefit Manager and new markets.
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Ellen brings over 20 years of experience in strategic planning and managed care operations, leading teams to build and redesign health care products, provider incentive systems and developing successful quality, cost and utilization improvement programs for commercial and senior populations.
She explained why she joined Eliza: "Patient engagement is a critical element of care coordination and health care transformation. For over 15 years Eliza has been moving the needle through behavior-driven heath care analytics and multi-channel member communications that help people get effectively engaged in their health and close gaps in care. I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to help Eliza continue to expand our technology and solutions to accelerate patient activation and engagement."
Eliza President and Chief Executive Officer John Shagoury said, "Eliza continues to attract industry leaders, who appreciate and value the important work we do in engaging individuals in their personal health journey. We are really excited to have Ellen join the Eliza team. She brings a wealth of industry insight and experience that will help expand Eliza's multi-channel health engagement solutions and consulting services to facilitate effective communication strategies that help payers and providers close gaps in care."
In 2016, Ellen will serve on a CMS Technical Expert Panel for Medicare Advantage care coordination measure development. Previously Ellen was a VP of Medical Management for Martin's Point Health Care. She directed care management, quality improvement and provider network strategy and contracting for Tricare and Medicare Advantage products and coordinated integrated population health management resources for the MPHC medical practices. During her tenure, Martin's Point achieved NCQA accreditation and a Medicare Advantage 5 Star rating for 2 consecutive years. Previous senior roles included COO of Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement Organization (NHRI), a grant funded member organization which facilitates regional quality improvement programs across the country through private and government funding, VP of Shared Decision Making Products at a national disease management firm, Sr. Vice President of HMOs for Trigon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Virginia and Vice President and General Manager for CIGNA Healthcare of Connecticut.
Ellen is a registered nurse with a BS in Nursing from Syracuse University and an MBA with a concentration in healthcare from the University of Connecticut.
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Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") is the pioneer and recognized leader in Health Engagement Management. Eliza combines technology, data, and analytics to provide the most advanced solutions and services that measurably improve quality, cost and care outcomes. Over 15 years and billions of interactions, Eliza has amassed the world's largest data asset of people's healthcare actions, behaviors and decisions through the Company's award-winning, multi-channel communications platform. For more information, visit elizacorp.com or contact 1.800.701.7864. Join Eliza on LinkedIn, and Twitter.
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