Fairview Health Services  Lead Health Information Data Analyst in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Lead Health Information Data Analyst

Specialty IT Professionals

Location Fairview offices at 2101 Kennedy

Department QPS Analytics

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 04/06/2018

Job Number 18-72235

Job Description:

The Lead Health Information Data Analyst is responsible for leading the discipline of data analysis and quality reporting as well as the review, assessment, validation and development of data management processes to support Fairview's health initiatives. This role will work in a team environment to lead design, development, and execution of data transformation into actionable information and automated external data submission processes. This role is key to supporting system and network level clinical and financial performance. The Analyst will ensure state-of-the-art quality and population-focused analysis and reporting on quality, risk, utilization, cost and clinical measures through the use of, but not limited to, regulatory specifications, benchmarking, trending, opportunity analysis and predictive modeling.

Job Expectations:

Leads discussions with care teams and leadership to design analytic reports for quality reporting and population health management using electronic medical record data, claims and other data sources.

Mentors Health Information Data Analysts in the principles and technologies used by the Data Reporting and Analytics organization to support team member proficiency and development.

Accountable for defining requirements, data validation, and supervision of report development to support enterprise analytics, statistics, predictive modeling and external data submissions.

Work directly with the Health Information Report Writers, Data Modelers and/or ETL Developers to create data driven reporting that is meaningful and actionable for the Fairview enterprise, and affiliated networks

Analyzes and models data to provide insight and actionable recommendations.

Partner with data scientists, quality teams and researchers to develop and implement algorithms for performing predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Applies appropriate tests to analytical results to provide high quality and accurate results.

Leads the review process of data sent to external vendors by Fairview. Includes working directly with the external vendors to understand the business rules application to the data extracts.

Researches and reviews benchmarking data for comparison, validation and scope. Identifies areas for greatest opportunity for intervention.

Creates written narrative summaries that outline project purpose, methodology, summary of findings, trends of interest, and opportunities for consideration.

Provides technical, analytical and business guidance to other team members and other departments with Fairview.

Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Job Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree in a Clinical field, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or other quantitative discipline

7 years of experience in analysis of healthcare data and management of healthcare information systems.

Results-oriented, strong collaboration, problem solving and negotiation skills

Handles sensitive and confidential information, regularly exercises discretion and judgment.

Ability to think strategically, analyze issues and develop recommendations.

Database query experience is required.

Strong quantitative and analytic skills.

Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to address problems.

Ability to write and present reports and presentations.


Master's Degree in a Clinical field, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or other quantitative discipline

10 years of experience in analysis of healthcare data and management of healthcare information systems.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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