Director of Analytics and Outcomes Measurement in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Director of Analytics and Outcomes Measurement


We are currently seeking a dynamic Director of Analytics and Outcomes Measurement to join our team in Boston, MA.  The Director of Analytics and Outcomes Measurement will lead a team responsible for delivering market analytics and insights, clinical outcomes measurement, and program evaluation.  The Analytics and Outcomes Measurement team is tasked with driving actionable, analytical insights for the company through analysis of claims data.  A key focus area is the evaluation of current Beacon products and programs to understand clinical outcomes, financial returns, and opportunities for improvement.  The team is also responsible for supporting our Regional leadership teams through market analytics and insights. 

The successful candidate must have deep experience working with healthcare data and drawing out actionable insights.  The Director must have demonstrated aptitude for designing, structuring, and executing complex analyses.  He or she must be able to develop and lead a team of data analysts and developers.  Strong communication skills are a must, as the Director will be the primary point of contact with the rest of the business. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead outcomes measurement analyses for clinical products and programs to understand clinical and financial impact, and demonstrate value to our clients
  • Design and execute market-specific analyses to aid Regional sales and account leadership teams in developing market strategies
  • Contribute to new product development by providing analyses to determine target populations and sub-populations and identifying potential clinical interventions
  • Navigate the complexities of real world data to drive meaningful insights from available behavioral, medical and retail Rx claims data
  • Manage a team of data analysts and developers; including identifying and acquiring talent, providing direct team oversight and managing multiple projects at the same time
  • Work with clients and internal stakeholders in defining key business problems to be solved while developing, maintaining and leveraging key client relationships.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current and emerging trends within the healthcare analytics industry

Position Requirements:

  • Education: M.S. degree is required.  Degree in Biostatistics or other relevant discipline such as Epidemiology, Health Economics, Public Health or Computer Science is required.
  • Relevant Work Experience:  5 years relevant work experience in the healthcare industry within an insurer, provider, or other health system is required. 3 years’ experience in Healthcare Informatics, Healthcare data analysis, healthcare application development. 1 year Managed Care experience preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Proficiency in statistical programming (SAS, R), data analysis, data visualization and statistical modeling is required
    • At least two years’ experience managing the design and delivery of analytic projects is preferred
    • At least 5 years’ experience in programming against large healthcare datasets is required
    • Understanding of clinical programming, and appreciation of research methods, health economics and outcomes research is required
    • Experience with the statistical analysis and management of administrative claims datasets or electronic health/medical records is required
    • Knowledge of medical terminologies – ICD, NDC, SNOMED, MedDRA, LOINC, CPT is preferred

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