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Managed Mental Healthcare (Amidst a Pandemic)

Updated: Sep 13, 2022

In this two-part CANA Connection Podcast, CANA Advisors' President Rob Cranston and Resource Lead Cherish Joostberns interview Anya Eliassen about managed mental health care in Oakland County, Michigan. Anya shares insights about her organization, the Oakland County Health Network, to include its provided services, the role of data analytics in care assessment, and also the network’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 health crisis.

Anya is the Chief Financial Officer of Oakland County Health Network and has been with the organization for over 20 years. She has a depth of experience in all aspects of budget and finance decision-making within the organization, to include roles as a team support specialist, fiscal coordinator, and controller of costing. Anya currently has responsibility for Budget and Finance of Costing, Accounting, Contracts, and Facility Management, and is a member of the OCHN Executive Leadership team dedicated to quality service delivery for clients. Notably, Anya was selected as one of Crain’s Business Detroit 40 under 40 for 2019 and most recently served concurrently as Interim CEO and CFO of OCHN during 2020.

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Managed Mental Healthcare Part 1

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Managed Mental Healthcare Part 2

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