Anthem, Inc. Biostatistician in Palo Alto, California
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthCore, Inc., an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and a health services research firm, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
Preferred Location - Delaware, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Indiana, New York, Illinois, California, Georgia, Florida, Rhode Island
Responsible for leading statistical analysis for the HealthCore research team.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Leads analysis of healthcare claims and clinical data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques, outlined and supervised by senior biostatisticians.
Prepares and/or reviews detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates requirements to the programming group
Manipulates and creates complex datasets
Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical/programming issues, and to implement data quality assurance plans; collaborates and/or communicates with internal teams, data management and clients regarding these issues.
Summarizes results of requested analysis in table and graphic format.
Meets with senior biostatisticians to discuss statistical analysis plan, priorities and provide feedback.
Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide project team with guidance on data management and analysis timelines for projects.
Responds to ad hoc client requests to ensure accurate, in-depth results/data are delivered in a timely manner.
Participates in the writing of manuscripts, especially Statistical Method and Result sections.
Supports initiatives to improve efficiency and standardization in research analytics.
Develops and implements prediction models for member and provider-based interventions.
Conducts competitive analysis of risk stratification models and makes recommendations to management.
Designs and executes care management program evaluations.
Researches and analyzes broadly defined business scenarios, trends, and patterns and develops recommendations for management.
Provides technical/analytical advice to staff.
Prepares results for presentation to internal/external clients.
Compiles results of studies for journal publication.
Requires a Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field; 3 years healthcare and/or consumer data analysis experience; 2+ years experience in the development of predictive models; 3 years coding experience with SAS; 3 years experience manipulating and processing large multi-source datasets with SAS/R/SQL programming tools; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Experience with industry standard clinical code sets, and episode groupers and measures, such as HEDIS, preferred. Experience with Instant Health Data tool preferred.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.