Ms. Blaisdell provides membership support and advocacy for hospital-based post-acute care services, including policy analysis and interpretation, legislative advocacy, and communication with regulatory bodies and third party payers.
Ms. Blaisdell has over 20 years of experience in hospital and health care management in acute and post-acute settings. She has particular expertise in post-acute care reimbursement and clinical operations across the continuum of care.
Ms. Blaisdell began her career as a speech/language pathologist in Connecticut, where she was active in the development of services for individuals with traumatic brain injury. Her work was recognized with the Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. Ms. Blaisdell received a BS degree from the University of New Hampshire, an MA in Speech/Language Pathology from the University of Connecticut, and a MS in Health Care Management from Rensselaer at Hartford. She currently serves on the California Olmstead Advisory Committee and on the board of directors of the California Association of Healthcare Leaders.
California Hospital Association