• Business Analyst, Health IT

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

    Altarum Institute, a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization serving government and private sector clients, is pleased to announce openings for Health IT Business Analysts. Health IT Business Analysts are responsible for supporting the design, development and implementation of health information technology solutions within the Center for Connected Health. 

    The Center for Connected Health advances population health management and healthcare delivery through the development of novel applications and health information exchange and interoperability solutions.


    • Analyze and document business processes, workflows and use cases for system design and health information exchange
    • Work with technical staff to translate business requirements into functional requirements and specifications
    • Plan and facilitate functional design sessions
    • Work with project managers to identify and document technical tasks
    • Develop testing, validation and implementation plans and processes
    • Perform quality assurance analysis on HL7 V2 and V3 messages and documents
    • Perform research on national interoperability standards and vocabularies
    • Perform data mapping and data translations from local codes to national standards (SNOMED, LOINC)
    • Create and maintain system design and operational procedure documentation 


    • Bachelor’s:  Computer Science or Health Information Technology
    • Experience working in an agile development environment
    • Knowledge of clinical terminologies such as SNOMED, LOINC, RxNorm and ICD-10
    • Knowledge of interfaces/data sharing standards such as HL7, FHIR and IHE  
    • Demonstrated ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources
    • Demonstrated ability to produce requirements documents, develop use cases and process flow charts, create presentations, and to capture, track and report statistical data
    • At least 2 years of experience on healthcare related projects developing and documenting technical requirements based on business requirements using interviews, document analysis, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
    • Proven ability to interact directly with clients and effectively understand needs while managing expectations
    • Proven ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical team members
    • Proven ability to effectively work both independently and within a team




    Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Altarum serves the public good by solving complex systems problems to improve human health. Altarum creates and implements solutions to advance health among vulnerable and publicly-insured populations. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include health data and analytics; value-based care; public health systems design, development and information exchange; behavioral health and substance use disorders; childhood and adolescent health; medical education; food and nutrition; consumer engagement; elder care; health disparities and equity; and military and veterans’ health.

    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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