The Office of Policy, Planning and Strategic Data Use (PPSDU) in the Office of the First Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) aims to amplify DOHMH's impact by serving as a resource and partner to DOHMH leadership and other stakeholders for analysis, research, planning, and coordination and by supporting the agency in being evidence-informed, strategic, and accountable. Its role is to support the overarching strategies of DOHMH, to foster organizational alignment with those strategies, and to supplement divisional capacity as needed.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
The Health Economic Analyst's responsibilities include: Become a proficient user of health care claims/utilization data, including Medicaid data extracted from the Salient Interactive Miner and the Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) data:
--Conduct economic and statistical analyses that can inform determinants of community health and opportunities for health improvement in NYC using health care claims/utilization data and other available data sources such as Vital Statistics data, the Community Health Survey (CHS) and the American Community Survey (ACS).
--Contribute technical expertise regarding healthcare costs and other matters pertaining to health economics to other units and programs and provide technical assistance as needed.
--Liaise and build partnerships with other DOHMH programs and community partners to address emerging community health issues and to initiate innovative research and analyses to advance policy and planning efforts.
--Translate research and analysis findings into content for presentations, reports, manuscripts, and articles as needed.
--Perform other duties as assigned.