Lydia Lee, is a Partner at KPMG Canada and National Lead for Digital Health. She has over twenty years of experience in healthcare administration and consulting focused on health system design, large-scale business transformation and jurisdictional digital health leadership. She leads KPMG’s Digital Health Practice focusing on digital health strategy, clinical systems and infrastructure renewal, health technology innovation and advanced analytics. Lydia has a collaborative management style that drives high performance and innovation in healthcare settings and complex multi-organizational initiatives and was awarded the distinction of IT Association of Canada (ITAC) Public Sector Canadian CIO of the Year (2015). Prior to her role at KPMG, Lydia was the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre and learning institution, where she led all aspects of enterprise information management (IM) strategy and information technology (IT) service delivery. Lydia also served as the Executive Sponsor and Project Lead for several major government funded e-health initiatives in Ontario including ConnectingGTA – regional longitudinal EHR for 7.5M citizens, GTA West Diagnostic Imaging Repository – RIS/PACs regional repository for 4 LHINs and Resource Matching and Referral – standardized e-referral system for all hospitals, rehab/complex care, home care and long-term care institutions in the Toronto Central LHIN. Lydia has a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and MBA in Management and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
CIO Peer Forum 2019, Day 1: Plenary speaker
A Digital Transformation is an Enterprise Transformation
Leading organizations expect to see significant return on their digital transformations. Yet, despite the increased investment and strategic emphasis on innovation underway across all industry sectors, many CIOs still feel that the biggest impediment to their organization’s digital success is resistance to change. How can the CIO overcome this challenge? What are the critical success factors for an enterprise on its digital transformation journey? Lydia will answer these questions and more, while providing some provocative ideas about the future of IT, that every CIO (and C-Suite) should consider.