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Lisa Anderson, MSN, RNLisa Anderson, MSN, RN
Senior Vice President of Member Services


Lisa Anderson, MSN, RN, has been with The Center for Health Affairs for more than 20 years. During this time, she has developed, implemented and managed countless projects that address critical healthcare issues in the community. Her administrative experience includes operations, fiscal management, planning and development, and employee management.

Anderson currently oversees the Member Services department, which includes the Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium, hospital emergency preparedness,  hospital finance and reimbursement, community health initiatives, and hospital volume statistics data reporting. Additionally, she is the primary liaison to The Center’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit Greater Cleveland Healthcare Association Board of Trustees and the HealthComp Foundation. She also oversees the organizational public policy and advocacy agenda as well as grant-seeking activities.

As part of her responsibilities, Anderson provides strategic leadership for the Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium. She created a governance structure for that collaborative hospital program and led the development of a three-year strategic plan to guide its work and activities. She collaborates with hospital leadership to utilize the systems, processes and designated personnel to fully support and sustain the program. She represents the Opioid Consortium and provides coordination among hospitals, funders, policymakers and other related organizations. 

Previously, Anderson created and for 17 years led The Center’s Northeast Ohio Nursing Initiative (NEONI), a unique collaboration of hospitals and educational institutions focused primarily on developing a strong professional nursing workforce in the region.

An experienced public speaker, Anderson has been asked to speak at countless regional conferences. Anderson holds professional membership in Sigma Theta Tau International, AONE, OONE and GCONE. She serves as on the Nursing Program Advisory Committee for Notre Dame College and is the current Treasurer for GCONE. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Villa Maria College and a master’s degree in nursing from The University of Akron. She has over 30 years of nursing and healthcare administration experience working in acute care, public health and correctional/inmate healthcare.

Lisa Anderson lives in Lakewood, Ohio, with her husband and their son.

Anderson’s areas of expertise include:

  • Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium
  • Nursing and Healthcare Workforce 
  • The Future Nursing Workforce
  • Hospital Emergency and Bioterrorism Preparedness Planning 
  • Grant writing for Healthcare Projects 
  • Public Speaking

For more information or to contact Lisa Anderson, please call 800.362.2628 ext. 3660 or contact us.