• Senior Health Informatics Analyst

    Location US-MI-Ann Arbor
    # Positions
    Current Opening
  • Overview

    Altarum is currently looking for a senior health informatics analyst position to join our team.  This is a full-time position that will work with our Center for Appropriate Care and / or our Center for Value in Healthcare. 


    This position will work at our headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI.


    • Primary duties include analytic tasks and management tasks as a member of one or more project teams that focus on topics related to health and health care
    • Responsible for project performance, client satisfaction, and general project management activities
    • Manages processes for technical documentation, project briefings and reviews, quality assurance documents, and contract deliverables
    • Contributes to requirements gathering, translation of business needs and systems design on health information technology and analytic software development projects
    • Responsible for quality assurance and control for all processes and deliverables


    Required Qualifications:

    • 5-10 years of progressively responsible experience in fields contributing to a strong understanding of healthcare information technology policies and/or applications 
    • A thorough understanding of medical coding (I9,I10, SNOMED, LOINC, RxNorm, NDC, CPT, etc.) and ability to translate them into useful information through inclusion in software tools or use in data analysis
    • Proficiency with various analytic querying and reporting tools, in particular SQL
    • Knowledge and experience with relational database systems (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, etc.)
      Strong statistical knowledge and background
    • Ability to produce high-quality, professional looking reports in multiple formats (pdf, excel, ppt, web dashboard) for client presentation
    • Knowledge of common healthcare workflows
    • Understanding of healthcare quality measurement and how to read and implement quality measure specification documents
    • Ability to analyze documentation on relevant regulatory programs (either from the federal register or summary documentation) in order to develop business requirements and system specifications
    • Very strong written and oral communication skills
    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a project team, with multiple communication channels 
    • Master’s degree in information science, health administration, public health, or related field
    • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) applicable data exchange (HL7) standards
    • Clinical experience in a physician practice or hospital setting
    • Experience in any of the following: health information exchanges (HIEs) and/or regional health information offices (RHIOs), personal health record capabilities, requirements management / systems engineering, technical/data standards, interoperability
    • Business development and proposal writing experience


    Altarum Institute is a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946. Combining the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based health and healthcare solutions to its clients. Altarum’s nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same.


    Altarum's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (5% employer contribution), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


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