Members of MemorialCare's Healthcare Informatics job family use interdisciplinary knowledge, integrating computer, information, clinical, and decision sciences, toward the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services. Through computer technology, Informatics team members effectively manage data, information, and knowledge, including data storage, retrieval, transformation, and process improvement, to optimize use for problem solving and decision making. They assess current data and information practices, structure, and technology, determine the information-based needs of health care providers and patients, develop solutions using technology, and evaluate the impact of those interventions. The Informatics team uses evidence-based clinical knowledge to help ensure support of clinical objectives and best practice.
Clinical Informatics Specialist are considered subject matter experts in providing advanced levels of solutioning related to patient care workflows and operational efficiency and effectiveness. They are responsible for leading overall evaluation of use, and optimization of broad, cross-functional workflows in clinical information systems. They mentor Informatics resources and provide consultation on complex initiatives. They work collaboratively with enterprise senior leadership on clinical system solutions that contribute to key clinical or business metrics, helping to establish, track, and report on KPIs. Clinical Informatics Specialist maintain working knowledge of implemented applications and an understanding of how the functionality and patient care practices across the health care settings can be integrated to support MemorialCare's strategic business and clinical initiatives.
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