Product Manager, Clinical Analytics
Location:
Newton , Massachusetts
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
16010504/1-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Health Solutions delivers industry-leading clinical evidence and expert technology to help payers and providers collaborate for better healthcare outcomes at lower costs. Our solutions reduce unnecessary healthcare utilization while improving outcomes; operationalize complex volume- and value-based payment models; and optimize billing communication between providers, patients and payers. Our solutions are in more than four out of five payers in the country; more than 3,900 hospitals and facilities use our InterQual® evidence-based decision support criteria; and our RelayHealth® financial solutions are used to automate 1.9 billion financial transactions each year.


We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.



Current Need
 
This role will have primary responsibility for executing specific clinical analytic initiatives within Decision Management business unit’s InterQual clinical and technology portfolio.   The clinical analytics product manager will be the principle architect and designer of key new clinical analytic initiatives tied to the business plans, including the development of new analytic models and prototypes, starting with the automation of InterQual reviews to prove client value. He / she will create and maintain the product roadmap and also provide subject matter expertise and industry knowledge in sales and marketing opportunities.  In addition, this role will assess new market needs and determine how to best include them in the organization’s strategic long term planning.
 
The clinical analytics product manager will be an industry expert responsible for understanding key healthcare issues and trends as well as competitive product offerings, and translating these into new cutting edge and enhanced analytic solutions. To achieve these goals, the clinical analytics product manager will regularly interact with executives and/or strategic customers as well as partner with major stakeholders within the Decision Management business (e.g. Services, Marketing, Strategy, Clinical & Software Product Development, Business Development, Sales and Account Management, etc).  The clinical analytics product manager will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) in all InterQual sales opportunities where needed as well as drive customer feedback for areas in need of advancement to assure market leadership of the brand.  An understanding of technical product management, the Pragmatic Marketing framework and inherent quality in an Agile Kanban and Scrum methodologies is also desired.
 
Location:  Newton, MA preferred or Remote
Travel:  25%
 
Position Description
Key Responsibilities:
Identify and translate business and market needs surrounding appropriateness of care (UM, CM & DM) into requirements that result in measurable, tangible results, driving a measurable return on investment in our solutions.
  • Develops  new innovative analytics models and prototypes to better meet market needs and drive competitive differentiation; determine feasibility of models and drive prioritization of activities to bring to market
  • Defines and implements  systems to  measure ROI surrounding DM solutions
  • Leverage new authoring tools or delivery vehicles
  • Data analysis as part of beta testing & focus groups of new models
  • Lead business case planning and development for analytic service offerings
Content Tools and Development
  • Works with clinical development to assist in standardizing and automating tool sets for optimal efficient performance and for ensuring quality output.
  • Works with partners to assist in defining the integration and / or interoperability between systems that is efficient and effective and scalable
Create, document and manage 18-24 month rolling analytics product roadmap
 
Provides analytic subject matter expertise to stakeholders such as sales, marketing, training, clinical, consulting services
  • Attends sales opportunities with key accounts to improve perspective on our analytic capabilities as well as solicit market input on needs
  • Provides feedback to training and documentation regarding clinical positioning of the IQ Products
  • Works with clinical  and product development to assure translation of analytic enhancements into products
  • Presents webinars/educational sessions for new product or product enhancements
Support product-line releases. Working with product managers and clinical leaders to provide market acceptance of product changes / enhancements.  Develop/maintain working knowledge of all IQ solutions.
 
Participate on cross-functional, non-product task forces, as needed. Work collaboratively across products, departments, and partners to support synergistic process and efficiency improvement opportunities.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
5+ years of experience in product marketing

Critical Skills
5+ years of clinical/healthcare experience with 1+ years in analytics (payer, hospital, physician office).
 
Proficient in Tibco Spotfire/analytics tools, SQL Server and other mainstream relational databases, MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint.
 
Additional Knowledge and Skills
 
Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, and computer skills, including facilitation of groups and processes. Collaborative, client focused and able to create visible value.
 
Strategy development, business skills, product management experience including sales and marketing participation to provide analytics expertise, direct customer interactions, and varied approaches to customer and prospect communications. 
 
Must be comfortable with, and highly effective in, leading matrixed, cross disciplinary teams and communicating with a diverse market base.

Education
Degree or equivalent experience in engineering, analytics or mathematics. 
Critical Skills

Certifications/Licensure
Pragmatic Marketing certification is desirable.

Physical Requirements
25% travel.  General Office Demands


Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.


A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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