NEW YORK, NY – Colleen M. Lyons, MBA, CPHIMS, PMP has been named Chief Information Officer at Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, and Lenox Health Greenwich Village, all New York City-based members of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. In her new role, Lyons will focus on the strategic plan for implementing and operationalizing clinical information systems and services throughout the three sites. She will leverage information systems to optimize workflow and improve clinical performance and care.
Lyons has been with the North Shore-LIJ Health System since 2013, most recently serving as the Regional Director for Clinical Information Systems focusing on both Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and clinical system integration across the western region of the Health System. Prior to joining North Shore-LIJ, she held the position of Corporate Director of Information Services at Continuum Health Partners, Inc., where she led a team of technical strategists responsible for upgrading clinical programs and applications.
Throughout her professional career, Lyons has been invited to speak at various industry functions, including the Annual Cloud Forum and the eClinical Works National Users Conference. She has also co-authored an article entitled “Strategy and Governance for Successful Implementation of an Enterprise-Wide Ambulatory EMR,” which received national attention.
Lyons received her B.S. in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, PA and her M.B.A. from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ. She also holds several advanced certifications, including Certified Project Manager (PMP) and Certified Healthcare Information & Management System Professional (CPHIMS).
About Lenox Hill Hospital:
Lenox Hill Hospital, a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, is a 652-bed, fully accredited, acute care hospital located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. US News & World Report has ranked the hospital among the nation’s top 50 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery and among the top 10 hospitals in the state of New York with a total of 11 “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology.
For more information, go to www.lenoxhillhospital.org.