Senior Director, Population Health and Clinical Innovations
Anne Jessie, DNP, RN, is the Senior Director of Population Health Management and Clinical Innovations. In this role, Anne will have shared responsibility for leading GHG’s efforts to define and advance the next generation of population health management and clinical innovation.
With Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in nursing, Anne brings 30 years of progressive leadership experience in diverse ambulatory and cross continuum clinical practice arenas; population health management; care coordination and transition management; value-based care delivery; office practice management; patient safety; and quality and informatics. Anne’s strategic and operational experience uses a holistic person-centered approach to care delivery design and implementation in order to achieve optimal health outcomes throughout the lifespan and across the health–illness continuum. Her expertise in the areas of interprofessional collaboration, integrative healthcare approaches, and evidence-based practice will support the development of innovative strategies and approaches to meet the complex health care needs of clients served.
Prior to joining GHG, Anne served as Managing Director of Clinical Operations at Evolent Health, where she led clinical strategy and operations for multiple clients focusing on care coordination and population health management for lines of business including Medicare Shared Savings Plans, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and Commercial/Employee plans. In addition, using medical economic analysis of clinical cost and use data, sub populations were identified for care management interventions. Anne also led diverse teams in the administration of structured clinical programs that included identification and management of sub populations, clinical strategy and program development, implementation and ongoing operations, and performance management/evaluation.
Anne’s past ambulatory care clinical experience spans obstetrics, gynecology, and woman’s health; primary care, general medicine and surgery; numerous medicine and surgical subspecialties; home care information technology and EPIC EMR implementation.
Anne is a volunteer leader with the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) and currently serves as president of the association for 2020-2021. In addition, Anne has authored and co-authored several publications on topics related to care coordination, transition and population health management, the role of the RN in ambulatory care delivery and individual and family self-care management. She earned her BSN from the University of Virginia, MSN from Jefferson College of Health Sciences and DNP from Loyola University, Chicago.
Anne and her husband have 5 children and reside in Roanoke, Virginia.