Healthcare Business Analyst
Humedica - Boston, MA

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Healthcare Business Analyst

The Company

Humedica, a Venture Capital backed startup with offices in Boston, MA is looking for smart, motivated people who are passionate about using information technology to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of the health care system. We develop analytic information systems for physicians and hospitals and pharmaceutical manufacturers that extract and present data employing near real time analytics. Humedica received the highest score in the KLAS 2011 Business Intelligence Report.

The environment is fast paced and innovative. Our team is highly self-directed. We are looking for others to join us who will take ownership of responsibility, work collaboratively and always look for ways to add to the personal and professional growth of the company and their peers. Humedica offers the opportunity for rapid advancement in responsibilities.

Humedica is looking for a clinically focused healthcare business analyst to join their team. This is an ideal role for an analyst with experience working with clinical data from a variety of different sources.. The candidate will work with Lead Developers, Clinical Informaticists and DBAs to build databases from a number of different source systems.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in working with clinical healthcare data and data quality from its creation in the real world, through its electronic representation and manipulation, to its use by health care practitioners and quality managers.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with all constituents throughout the implementation process from initial engagement to delivery of application solutions.
  • Communicate with clients and developers to define and validate data extraction specifications
  • Define cross-walks to integrate data from different types including clinical, registration and billing. As well as different sources including EMR’s, HL7’s, 837’s, Practice Management Systems.
  • Assist with the extraction, transformation and load specifications and business logic into application database.
  • Communicate with clinical informatics specialists, product managers and developers to ensure translation of requirements to IT solutions.
  • Conduct analysis to ensure quality of data at various stages of its evolution.
  • Work with all constituents in the day-to-day operational process of on-going data processing.

Required Experience and Skills
  • Bachelors degree in health sciences or information management or equivalent work experience.
  • Working knowledge of health information systems
  • Working knowledge of standard clinical terminologies and coding systems
  • Working knowledge of SQL and relational database systems
  • Ability to analyze user requests, define requirements, develop project plans and report conclusions
  • Ability to work creatively and flexibly, both independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to fine details and work processes
  • Desire and ability to learn new skills, systems and processes
  • Good organizational, and written and oral communications skills

Additional Desirable Experience and Skills
  • Working knowledge of hospital and physician practice operations
  • Working knowledge of specific electronic medical records or claims systems
  • Experience with HL7 standards

About us:
Humedica is a next-generation clinical informatics company that provides novel business intelligence solutions to the health care industry. Through cutting-edge analytics, Humedica connects patient information across varied medical settings and time periods to generate a truly longitudinal and comprehensive view of patient care. Humedica provides its partners and customers with the informatics solutions necessary to improve, manage, and succeed in today’s dynamic health care market. Humedica is defining knowledge in health care.

Our compensation plans are highly competitive including, salary, stock options and comprehensive benefits.

Our culture is intellectually rigorous, focused on solving daunting analytical and technical challenges while supporting employees to maintain a healthy balance of hard work and fun. We pride ourselves on the quality of our employees, the importance of our mission and the clients we serve.