"The Sharp Experience is our journey to make health care better for our patients, their families and each other. It's about eliciting greatness in ourselves and those around us."
Alison Fleury is the senior vice president of business development for Sharp HealthCare, San Diego's leading integrated health care delivery system and a 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, the nation’s highest presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Fleury is also the chief executive officer of the Sharp HealthCare ACO, the only San Diego health care provider selected to participate in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model, a new initiative sponsored by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
Fleury is responsible for Sharp's strategic planning and financing initiatives, as well as the purchase and sale of health-related businesses and the formation of partnership arrangements involving physicians and other health care organizations. In her oversight of the Sharp HealthCare ACO, Fleury is working with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to pilot a program for Medicare beneficiaries that enhances the engagement between patients and their medical providers in the coordination of care and services across all aspects of their health care needs.
Fleury has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry. She joined Sharp in 1991 and has held several systemwide financial leadership positions, including vice president of finance. Fleury was promoted to senior vice president of business development in 1997 and chief executive officer of the Sharp HealthCare ACO in 2012. Prior to joining Sharp, Fleury was a manager and firm-designated health care specialist of Deloitte & Touche, an international public accounting and consulting firm.
A San Diego native, Fleury received her bachelor of science degree from San Diego State University, where she graduated summa cum laude and received the Outstanding Accounting Graduate Award. She received the YWCA Tribute to Women in Industry Award in 2000 and was named one of San Diego's "Top 40 Under Forty" by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine in 2001. Fleury is a past president of the San Diego-Imperial Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association and currently serves on the board of directors, finance committee and executive committee of the YWCA of San Diego County, and on the board of directors of Sharp Health Plan. Fleury is a certified public accountant in the state of California. She has received Six Sigma Green Belt and Change Agent certifications from Sharp HealthCare and is the Baldrige category 2 lead for the organization.