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.
Under general supervision, Clinical Informatics Analyst are responsible for participating in planning, development, implementation, training, and support of the clinical informatics systems. They work closely with senior informatics on implementing, supporting, configuring, and evaluating end user needs related to Inpatient, Ambulatory, and/or Outpatient clinical systems. They help to increase end-user’s efficient utilization of core systems such as Epic, MemorialCare’s electronic health record (EHR) or the analytics portfolio to enhance their workflows, documentation, and reporting outputs across the enterprise. Therefore, they are well versed in their knowledge of the EHR and play a pivotal role in training and supporting overall implementation as well as long-term maintenance and optimization activities.