Mrs. Njide Ndili
About Mrs. Njide Ndili
Njide Ndili is the Chief Executive Officer of Lionstone Healthcare Partners, a company focused on providing Healthcare Information Technology to healthcare organizations in Africa. For several years she was the Chief Executive Officer of Hygeia Community Health Plan and Chief Operating officer for Hygeia HMO, both affiliates of Hygeia Nigeria Limited, a hospital and healthcare management company. For over a decade, Njide held senior management positions in large Health Maintenance organizations in the United States, including CIGNA Healthcare Houston and Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia.
At CIGNA, Njide was the Director Project Management and Information Technology where she managed various projects across the regional offices and coordinated teams located in seven states. She also held the position of Contract Implementation Manager, overseeing systems implementation of all reimbursement contracts with providers. Before joining CIGNA, she was one of the foundation staff of AmeriHealth Insurance Company, Texas, and was instrumental in the startup of the company’s operations in Houston, coordinating and putting systems in place to ensure efficient operations. She also held management roles through
various departments at Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia, including Quality Management, Network Management, Claims and IT Departments.
Her various roles over the last decade have focused on healthcare management technology systems, business processes and re-engineering in various capacities. She has assisted several HMOs and healthcare organizations, including hospitals, in re-engineering business processes and adopting information technology to achieve efficiency and cost saving. With Hygeia Community Health Plan, she collaborated closely with the Health Insurance Fund and PharmAccess International, both Dutch NGO to upgrade several clinics in Lagos State and Kwara States in Nigeria in an effort to improve the quality of care delivered to low-income communities. At Hygeia HMO, she had strategic oversight of Network Operations across its regional offices.
Njide is also the Secretary for the Society for Quality in Healthcare in Nigeria, an organization whose activities are aimed at building capacity in the healthcare industry in Nigeria, and facilitating alliances with international healthcare quality organizations towards improvement in healthcare quality. She is a member of the Society’s Programme Committee responsible for organizing conferences, workshops and seminars.
Njide is currently studying towards her Master’s Degree (2014 graduation) in Healthcare Economics, Policy Management at London School of Economics. She is also a graduate of the INSEAD Advanced Management Programme and has an MBA from the University of Houston, with a concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) and Finance. She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and a B. Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Nigeria.
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