Manager, Performance Improvement & Population Health
University of South Alabama - Ambulatory Services
February 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Assists the USA Health Ambulatory Division leadership, medical executive staff and Physician Quality Committee in designing, planning, implementing and overseeing a comprehensive and integrated performance improvement program and population health initiatives; prepares and presents reports for USA Health administration and clinical leadership; summarizes analytical findings and makes recommendations regarding the administrative and clinical interventions and related delivery system changes; tracks and monitors activities on quality performance, cost reductions and other goals as defined; maintains a disciplined process to analyze individual patient population data with the objective of identifying patients special needs, practicing pattern anomalies among providers and sites that may impact the clinical outcomes and patients experience as well as cost of care; manages clinical programs that target opportunities in population health improvement (areas of concentration may include: high-risk patients, cost control opportunities and public health initiatives); works with staff to pull and validate clinical quality data related to different reporting agencies; ensures critical data is accurate and usable for pay for performance metrics and population health initiatives to improve quality performance at USA Health Ambulatory practice sites; ensures data requirements are met for external reporting to Medicare, Medicaid, commercial payers, clinical certification programs and others; provides ongoing education to physicians and other providers on medical record documentation specifically to ensure accurate representation of the patient condition in the medical record; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.Master's degree in public health, business, healthcare administration or related field from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and five years of related professional quality improvement experience. Experience with EHR documentation, managed care/HMO products and pay for performance is preferred.