A 20-year-plus veteran of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Anne Meisner currently serves as Chief Hospital Operations Officer at CTCA® and President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CTCA at Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Southeastern) in Newnan, Ga. Previously, she served as President and CEO of CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) in suburban Chicago.
Growth in patient services and the highest patient loyalty scores in the nation are hallmarks of Ms. Meisner’s tenure at CTCA. Under her leadership, Midwestern introduced numerous patient-centric programs in advanced radiation therapies, immunotherapies and cell therapies. She was also the originator of the widely heralded Patient Empowered Care® model, wherein all services desired by cancer patients are delivered in one location. In addition, she ensured the facility earned national accreditations and certifications, such as the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence.
Ms. Meisner has led Southeastern, the newest CTCA regional destination hospital, through accelerated growth and increasing demand by patients from across the country. Southeastern doubled its footprint in just three years while growing its clinical roster to more than 200 physicians across expertise. She oversaw implementation of the disease-focused Centers for Advanced Oncology in addition to expanding surgical and radiation oncology services and launching a stem cell unit.
With Ms. Meisner at the helm, Southeastern achieved accreditation by The Joint Commission, Commission on Cancer (CoC) and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). The hospital was recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program; named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission in 2015; and earned the Press Ganey® Guardian of Excellence Award in 2015 and 2016.
Ms. Meisner, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, is a Masters Prepared Registered Nurse and former intensive care unit nurse. She is a member of many professional organizations, including the American College of Health Care Executives. Ms. Meisner has been honored among Atlanta Business Chronicle’s "Who’s Who in Health Care,” an esteemed lineup of health care industry leaders.