Ms. Strain is a seasoned healthcare
executive with expertise in managed care, quality assurance,
disease management, medical billing, and public health
programs. Additionally, she has a deep understanding
of data systems in these areas, particularly web-based
For seven years, Ms. Strain was CEO
of Medical Foundation Services, a regional case management
and utilization management firm based in South Florida.
The company grew under her leadership to become the
largest independent firm of its type in Florida and
pioneered an online, real-time precertification and
case management system.
She has also been an Account Manager
in the Health Care Services Group of the web development
firm, Fusive Corporation. At Fusive, she oversaw the
functional analysis of transactional websites for acute
care, laboratory, case management, and claims appeals.
Fusive is a subsidiary of SAIC, and has won numerous
awards for it web projects in the U.S. and internationally.
She also spent four years in operations
at Magellan Specialty Health Services, six years in
Health Services research at the Harvard School of Public
Health, and four years in a state public health office.
Ms. Strain is a Fellow of the
American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and
a Diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance
and Utilization Review Physicians (CHCQM). She received
her MBA and MPH from Boston University.
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