The BigUnlock podcast- Episode4

Episode #4: “Blockchain can solve the two big problems for healthcare today” with Lidia Fonseca, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


In this episode, Lidia Fonseca, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, talks to us about how five leading health care organizations – Humana, MultiPlan, Quest Diagnostics, Optum and UnitedHealthcare – have launched a pilot program applying blockchain technology to improve data quality and reduce administrative costs associated with changes to health care provider demographic data. Provider data management is a $2.1 billion problem in healthcare today, and is a critical, complex and difficult issue facing organizations across the health care system.

About our guest

Lidia Fonseca, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Lidia Fonseca, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Lidia Fonseca is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Quest Diagnostics.

Ms. Fonseca leads the enterprise-wide Information Technology (IT) function to support the needs of the business. She also leads our end-to-end enterprise architecture and integrates processes, data and systems across the network thereby enabling future growth and driving operational excellence.

Previously, Ms. Fonseca was the Chief Information Officer at LabCorp and also held a number of senior leadership positions in supply chain and IT at Philips Healthcare.

Ms. Fonseca is a member of the Board of Directors of Tegna, Inc. (NYSE: TGNA). She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA and a master’s degree in business informatics from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business.

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