Senior Director of Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Alicia Kirley serves as the senior director of Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, overseeing the delivery of training and technical assistance to advance the implementation of high-quality care for individuals with co-occurring physical and mental health and substance use disorders. Drawing on her experience as an executive leader of a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center and practice administrator of Federally Qualified Health Centers in Pittsburgh, Pa, she assists organizations in integrating behavioral health and wellness within centers and states who serve populations that are historically marginalized, chronically ill, and severely and persistently mentally ill, including people with substance use disorders. Before joining The National Council, Kirley served as a lead consultant on technology integration, including development and infrastructure strategies of electronic health records across systems. Kirley is successful in the growth and implementation of alternative payment models, partnering with health systems, hospitals, payers, and centers to create value models for sustaining integrated health care.
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