Lidia Fonseca

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Lidia Fonseca

The digital transformation activities that Lidia Fonseca accomplished in her career at Quest and previous employers include the development of the company's Quanum™ data analytics and information technology solutions, leading efforts to create the MyQuest portal and app, overseeing the bioinformatics unit, and co-founding Synaptic Health Alliance while at Quest Diagnostics. She was also responsible for delivering the Beacon LBS' Physician Decision Support capability at LabCorp.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ACTIVITIES ACCOMPLISHED AT PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS

  • Before joining Pfizer, Lidia Fonseca served in various senior positions at Quest Diagnostics, Cellmark Forensics, LabCorp, Philips Healthcare, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Synarc, Inc., and Philips Medical Systems.
  • Fonseca contributed to the development of Quest Diagnostics’ Quanum™ data analytics and information technology solutions, which “help providers and health plans connect across the healthcare ecosystem and analyze health data to improve quality, health, and financial outcomes.”
  • She also helped create the company’s MyQuest portal and app which allow caregivers and their patients to share information and keep them connected.
  • She oversaw the bioinformatics unit, which focuses on the use of data for advanced diagnostic services.
  • Lastly, under her leadership, Quest Diagnostics and six other healthcare companies co-founded the Synaptic Health Alliance to focus on using Blockchain technology to improve provider data quality.
  • At LabCorp, Fonseca successfully delivered the Physician Decision Support capability.
  • It is a platform used by the Beacon LBS' IT team to translate and code policies and algorithms to allow them to be presented to physicians in a useful and consumable format.

PARTNERS, EVENT SPOKEN, AND ORGANIZATION SUPPORTED

  • The partners in the Synaptic Health Alliance are Aetna, Ascension, Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, and United Health Care.
  • The Physician Decision Support platform was developed through a partnership with Beacon LBS.
  • At the 2018 Forbes CIO Next event, Fonseca spoke about the value of blockchain.
  • Fonseca serves as an Advisory Board Member at Medivo, Inc.

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  • "Ms. Lidia L. Fonseca is Executive Vice President and Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Pfizer Inc. since January 1, 2019. "
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  • "Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its senior vice president and chief information officer Lidia L. Fonseca has received a 2017 Forbes CIO Innovation Award."
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  • "As Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Ms. Fonseca’s individual goals for 2012 were based on the improvement of the effectiveness of her areas of responsibility, delivery of the Beacon LBS Physician Decision Support capability and completion of the Propel Projet in line with her major responsibilities."
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  • "It is through this deep clinical and laboratory knowledge base that laboratory clinical policies and algorithms are developed."
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  • "Blockchain Value: Separating Fact From Fiction"
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  • "Aetna, Ascension, Cognizant, Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and UnitedHealthcare have formed Synaptic Health Alliance to explore the use of blockchain technology in tackling the challenge of accurate and efficient provider data management and sharing."
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  • "Lidia Fonseca is Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, responsible for developing and implementing an enterprise-wide digital strategy and roadmap."