Alisha is the founding Chief Executive Officer for Elevate Health (aka: Pierce County ACH), an organization that convenes and guides county-wide efforts to achieve the Quadruple Aim: better health, better care, lower costs, and improved provider experience. She is also the founding President
She also served as an executive at St. Charles Health System in Oregon to help refine the framework for strategic thinking and decision-making for a regional health system, executed strategic transformative and population health improvement initiatives, provided oversight of the system’s community benefit and wellness departments and participated in the design and implementation of value-based payment contracting. Alisha served on the board of directors and as the board president for a tri-county community health center for several years, supporting access and alternative payment models to address social determinants of health. She holds master’s degrees in Health Administration and Geriatric Health, both from A.T. Still University, a national leader in graduate, medical and dental education addressing whole-person care health for providers and health care professionals. She participated in the American Hospital Association’s Health Care System Transformation Fellowship in 2012 and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.