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    Summary

    Join CMS as our Chief Health Informatics Officer and help lead initiatives that transform healthcare delivery and promote interoperability. We are laser-focused on reducing burden on clinicians, providers and patients while encouraging care coordination across the healthcare delivery system. Be a part of a team of leaders focused on taking health IT and data sharing to the next level to improve health outcomes, empower patients and drive down costs.

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    Responsibilities

    • Drive forward and expand health IT initiatives CMS has already begun, such as reengineering the CMS EHR Incentive programs to focus on interoperability, and play a critical role in setting the health IT vision for the future.
    • Lead efforts to facilitate development of application interfaces to share data so that clinicians have access to claims data and a structured patient history that includes information like previous diagnoses and procedures and medication lists.
    • Engage with stakeholders from all parts of the healthcare system, including industry leaders and our Federal partners.
    • Provide expertise on CMS programs and policies that address health informatics , electronic data capture/exchange and interoperability when engaged with medical professional organizations on CMS activities that improve healthcare delivery.
    • Coordinate CMS policy efforts with a range of experts and governance processes to develop CMS's external facing policy on health informatics.
    • Serve as a supervisory physician supporting CMS' leadership team as well as HHS by providing expertise and professional and authoritative analysis of issues affecting CMS's health informatics program.
    • Plan work for subordinate staff, set and adjust short-term priorities and prepare schedules/project plans for work completion.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 5% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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