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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 15 years. During this time, she has developed, implemented and managed countless projects that address critical healthcare workforce issues in the community. Her background as an administrator in nursing and healthcare gives her the knowledge and strength to continuously seek new opportunities for increasing efficiencies and improve the healthcare workforce in Northeast Ohio.

Her administrative experience includes operations, fiscal management, planning and development and employee management. She currently oversees the Member Services department, which includes The Center’s healthcare workforce initiative NEONI, hospital emergency preparedness, and hospital finance and reimbursement. Additionally, she supports The Center’s non-profit board, the GCHA Board of Trustees.

As the creator of The Center for Health Affairs healthcare workforce initiative NEONI, Anderson and her team represent the best interests of healthcare employers, educators and professional nursing associations.  Currently, NEONI membership consists of hundreds of professional nurses, representing more than 50 organizations in 12 Northeast Ohio counties. Lisa has brought in over $900,000 in grant funding and also implemented several fee-for-service programs.

Anderson also provides strategic leadership for the Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans and policies. She collaborates with 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. 

An experienced public speaker, Anderson has been asked to speak at countless regional conferences and often speaks on topics related to nursing excellence at NEONI events for the regional nursing profession.

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:

  • 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.