Fatima Lima Simao graduated from Humber College in 1994. She gained her early experience as a PACS/RIS Administration at Mount Sinai Hospital and UHN. In 2000 she joined the Department of Diagnostic Imaging as a PACS Administrator, providing advanced training, systems monitoring, user management, trouble-shooting and technical administration. Lima Simao works closely with the IS Team, thereby ensuring a consistent, global approach to DI/IS projects and systems. She is also part of the DI/IS Steering Committee.
In 2007, Lima Simao served as interim PACS Manager and in January 2009 the position became permanent. During this time, she worked on a number of milestone projects, such as the hospital PACS upgrade and implementation of the LANIER Voice Recognition system, for which she was Project Leader. Currently, Lima Simao continues to be involved with a number of ongoing projects including the Disaster Recovery Project and the Diagnostic Imaging Repository for the HDIRS LHIN. Fatima is a member of the Joint Operations Committee.
She is also in charge of Electronic Imaging Team, the clerical and booking coordinators for the XRAY, CT, Ultrasound GI/GU and NM. Additionally, she oversees the Billing for Diagnostic Imaging.