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Associate Director, Health Analytic Solutions - Boston Health Economics

Location: Boston, MA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11374
Posted: April 28, 2017
Description:

Join our team at BHE and help advise our clients on utilizing Instant Health Data (IHD), a next-generation healthcare data analytics platform to help improve the quality and efficiency of medical care.  Established consulting company with proven publication track record and exciting new health technology platform is looking to grow to the next level with the help of an outstanding Associate Director, Health Analytics Solutions for our Boston Back Bay location.

BHE has served the life sciences industry for the past 20 years, specializing in data analytic solutions and custom research services.  You’ll work with an interdisciplinary staff from outcomes research, informatics, epidemiology, medicine, and software development backgrounds to further the company’s mission of improving healthcare through innovative data analytics.

The Health Analytics Solutions team is at the forefront of engaging IHD’s customers, advising on analytic and methodological considerations, and collaborating on product development to ensure our customers are successful in using IHD to address all of their health care research needs.   

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide ongoing technical and analytic advising to address customers’ research questions
  • Develop and present seminars and workshops for sales and training
  • Collaborate with engineering and product management team to define the product roadmap and support the deployment of new platform features
  • Conduct research & development projects that employ innovative data sources or methodology with the goal of publication

Other Responsibilities:

  • Train our customers (internal and external) in understanding major healthcare datasets and using the IHD platform to accomplish their goals
  • Develop effective training, documentation, and marketing materials
  • Mentor analysts on statistical methods, research design, and data analysis
  • Lead the research question generation, protocol development, project build out, and presentation for sales demonstrations and trainings
  • Serve as scientific advisor on outcomes, epidemiology, and market access projects
  • Develop and implement strategies for the long-term adoption and growth of IHD

Required Skills:

  • Deep understanding of healthcare databases (e.g., claims, EHR, hospital, registry) and the pros/cons of various sources
  • Experience in conducting a range of real world health research studies (e.g., retrospective database analyses, cost effectiveness, comparative effectiveness)
  • Strong background in research methodology and study design
  • Excellent at working with internal and external customers
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
  • Focus on attention to detail
  • Strong communication and troubleshooting skills to engage with multiple customers on a variety of use cases
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, drive, and work ethic

Qualifications:

  • ​Master’s or PhD in relevant area (e.g., health economics, epidemiology, biostatistics)
  • Experience in outcomes research, health economics, epidemiology, or directly related field
  • Experience working as a customer-facing project/product manager or equivalent
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, creative problem solving and structured communication skills

 

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