Lydia Lee, Vice President & CIO, University Health Network
Lydia provides strategic leadership in the areas of information management, information technology, privacy, medical engineering and human factors engineering support services. She has served UHN for more than 10 years in various leadership roles focusing on clinical integration, performance improvement, patient safety and health system redesign.
She is also CIO for the Shared Information Management Services (SIMS) Partnership in Toronto – a collaboration of healthcare provider organizations spanning the continuum of care. She is past president of the board of directors of COACH, Canada’s Health Informatics Association.
Lydia received a baccalaureate in economics from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in finance and management from the University of Texas.
Presentation Topic: Sex, Lies and Big Data - A CIO's Odyssey
UHN's vision to be "Canada's Research Hospital of the Future" has paved the way for a transformation of the foundational IT systems and processes to generate and use data. While the future state is clear, the journey has been challenging. From pilot projects to enterprise system overhaul, this presentation will outline UHN's efforts to support an outcomes-driven culture.
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