An estimated 40,000 women die each year from breast cancer and another 4,000 from cervical cancer according to the CDC. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and it is the fifth leading cause of death for women over 50 years of age.
Ellen Harrison, Senior Vice President of Market Strategy and Consulting at Eliza Corporation
Ms. Harrison is a results-driven healthcare professional with extensive leadership, communication, problem-solving and analytic skills and a proven ability to successfully lead change and manage complex systems with multiple stakeholders. Ellen joined Eliza February 2016 responsible for market strategy and planning, lead generation and direct to market consulting engagement for Eliza’s Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial, DM, PBM and other ancillary products. She brings over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, managed care operations and consulting experience with demonstrated results leading teams to build and redesign health care solutions, provider incentive systems and developing successful quality, cost and utilization improvement programs for commercial, government, and senior populations.
Ellen’s experience includes professional consulting engagements including acting-COO of Portland-based, Network for Healthcare Improvement, a grant funded member organization which facilitates regional quality improvement programs across the country through private and government funding. Previous to this Ellen served as Vice President of Medical Management for Martin’s Point Health Care where 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. Other senior roles included 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. She 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.