Sr. Healthcare Data Scientist



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Senior Healthcare Data Scientist

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As a Senior Data Scientist specializing in value-based healthcare and predictive analytics, you will play a pivotal role in conducting complex economic analyses, developing financial models, and utilizing predictive analytics to optimize healthcare value and quality. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, national payers, government agencies, and healthcare stakeholders to influence and drive evidence-based healthcare decisions and policy. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Value-Based Healthcare Analysis: Conduct advanced economic analyses of value-based healthcare initiatives, including cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, and cost-utility analyses, to assess the economic impact of healthcare interventions and policies that emphasize value and quality.
  • Predictive Analytics: Utilize predictive analytics techniques to forecast healthcare costs, patient outcomes, and utilization patterns, providing valuable insights for strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Data Collection and Management: Collaborate with data analysts to collect, manage, and preprocess large healthcare datasets, ensuring data quality and accuracy for research and predictive modeling purposes.
  • Healthcare Market Analysis: Analyze healthcare market dynamics, including reimbursement mechanisms, pricing strategies, and competitive landscape, with a focus on value-based care models.
  • Model Development: Design and implement complex economic models to drive business strategy and assess potential outcomes.
  • Mentorship: Provide guidance and mentorship to junior economists and analysts, fostering their professional growth and development.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay up to date with the latest developments in healthcare economics, predictive analytics, regulatory changes, and industry trends to ensure the relevance and quality of research projects.


  • Master’s degree in economics, public health, statistics or a related field. (Equivalent experience may also be considered.)
  • 5+ years’ analytics experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in healthcare economics research or working in healthcare startups with a focus on value-based healthcare.
  • Proven ability to translate complex analytical outputs into actionable recommendations that influence care trajectories and drive improvements in health outcomes.
  • In-depth knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid services programs, including Medicare Advantage and MSSP programs.
  • Advanced knowledge of healthcare financing systems, healthcare policy, and healthcare market dynamics, with an emphasis on value-based care and CMS risk adjustment models.
  • Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Python, R, SAS) and data analysis tools.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including expertise in econometric modeling, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex economic concepts and predictive insights to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in mentoring and guiding junior economists or analysts.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team environment.

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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