Lisa Ferguson is a Program Manager in the Department of Learning Health Sciences. In this role, she accomplishes the objectives of the department by overseeing a portfolio of Learning Health System (LHS) projects and initiatives. Lisa has over 25 years of experience working in the health IT industry in a variety of professional leadership roles including in the areas of project management, consulting, software development, vendor and client contract negotiations and resource/capacity planning. Lisa received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo, and her Master of Science in Information from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the Department of Learning Health Sciences, Lisa worked for Shared Medical Systems, Siemens Health Services and Cerner Corporation.
Lisa enjoys reading, dining out, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Areas of Interest
Areas of responsibility: contributes information and recommendations for LHS planning, prepares and completes project plans; implements productivity, quality, and service standards; resolves problems; identifies trends; determines system improvements and implements changes to achieve LHS operational objectives.
Research and scholarly interests: Professional interests include Healthcare Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, Quality and Process Improvement
Subject-matter expertise: Healthcare Information Technology, Project Management, Professional Services Consulting, Resource Planning and Deployment, Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning and Budgeting, Revenue Forecasting, Training/Instruction, Vendor and Contract Negotiation