Analytic Lead

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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Lead analytic services, data operations, and performance reporting for the Obstetrics Initiative (OBI)
  • Gather and analyze data from various databases and other sources, including OBI hospital-level clinically abstracted data as well as additional secondary data sources such as Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) birth certificate data, Michigan Inpatient Database (MIDB) data, American Hospital Association annual survey data, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) claims data, to support clinical quality improvement
  • Clean and construct datasets
  • Design analytic plans to accurately measure hospital performance
  • Develop and maintain databases
  • Perform statistical programming using SAS, R and Tableau
  • Provide technical expertise
  • Extract, transform, clean, and merge raw data from various data sources into usable forms and construct datasets
  • Write, test, and implement workflows to analyze accuracy of incoming data;
  • Manage analytic collaboration
  • Manage data transmissions from data vendors and partners
  • Contribute to office?s strategic direction
  • Present at internal and external meetings and conferences
  • Design and prepare reports to direct collaborative planning
  • Respond to questions, data needs, and ad-hoc requests from collaborating hospitals
  • Work with data management and clinical quality improvement teams and the data registry vendor to develop new reports and validate and troubleshoot analytic discrepancies
  • Work closely with clinical team to summarize, interpret, and present results in written, tabular, and visual formats
  • Improve efficiency of processes for data management, use, sharing, and linking
  • Create, prepare, maintain technical documentation
  • Supervises two junior staff (Sr. Data Analyst and Associate Data Analyst). 

    Work is 100% remote except for occasional in-person meetings.


Required Qualifications*

?              Master?s in Public Health, Biostatistics, or closely related field

?              At least 5-8 years of experience in analyzing and interpreting process, clinical outcomes and costs of care.

?              3 years of experience working with large datasets, including administrative claims data, to analyze and interpret clinical outcomes data utilizing SAS & Tableau; programming relational databases, complex data structure, and linkages between data sources

?              Creating data visualizations and reports using SAS, R and Tableau

?              Drafting statistical tests to solve analytic problems

?              Including using descriptive statistics, linear regression, logistic regression, survival analysis, mixed models with repeated measures, multi-level modeling, and conjoint analysis

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Vaccine Requirements

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all students, faculty and staff working in the following areas: Michigan Medicine including the Medical School, Dental School, University Health Service or the Mary A. Rackham Institute.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.