Job Description

Reference # : 20-00071Title : Business Analyst
Location : Albany, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 02/27/2020 / 11/27/2020
New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS)

The candidate will support data exchange and data quality efforts for NYSIIS, including onboarding of providers to New York State Implementation Guide for HL7 version 2.5.1 Immunization Messages and verifying message compliance to the national ONC Meaningful Use requirements for electronic submission of immunization data. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining and updating ACCESS programs. The candidate will perform technical activities to enhance interoperability of NYSIIS with electronic health records used by health care practices across New York State. Projected contract will end on June 30, 2020.

Communicate with vendors and provider offices regarding HL7 file specifications and testing information and answering initial questions.
-Review and test data files from provider's Electronic Health Record (EHR) system to verify file formatting and completeness. This will include a combination of manual review and use of automatic software tools.
-Work with provider office and EHR vendor to address any issues or concerns with test file.

Assist provider office staff with data file submissions and addressing any questions or concerns that arise through data exchange.
-Monitor data exchange jobs to review the status of files that have been submitted to NYSIIS, identify errors and follow-up with provider office/vendor.
-Assist provider office/EHR with significant data quality or file format issues discovered in data file submissions.
-Assist with the development and maintenance of materials documenting standard operating procedures for data exchange with NYSIIS.
-Maintain MS ACCESS tracking systems and compile statistics regarding EHR vendor and provider associations with each other and their communications with NYSIIS.
-Perform general data analysis and generate reports to support data quality improvement activities to maintain a complete, accurate, timely data set.
-Develop and execute computer code required for data preparation and analysis; identify problems, and run standard data coverage reports.
-Assist with monitoring issues related to data quality.


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