Data Analytic Project Manager

Albany, New York, United States | 850 | Full-time


Based in our Albany, NY office, this individual is responsible for the management of one or more quality improvement projects in the HCQIP department. This individual is also responsible for the analysis of Medicare and Medicaid databases, including claims, review results, management reports, cooperative projects, special research studies, and supports the Health Care Quality Improvement Program by assisting in the design of quality improvement studies. Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Manages several projects concurrently. This may include being responsible for ensuring that all planning, data collection, analysis, tracking and reporting are done based on contract requirements.
  • Coordinates the work of staff members from a variety of disciplines (e.g., clinicians, programmers, project data collection staff and intervention area) assigned to a project team.
  • Assists in the design and specifications of reports that need to be programmed by the Systems Development and Support Department.
  • Synthesizes input from workgroup members to design data collection tools, sampling strategies, worksheet instructions, and data reports that meet customer needs.
  • Prepares written analyses including large segments or multi-chapter reports that use text and graphics to clearly describe the findings of HCQIP quality improvement projects.
  • Analyzes statistical and epidemiological data patterns and outcomes data and provides written analyses and reports. Suggests and performs additional analyses, utilizing advanced statistical techniques such as Anova, Ancova, linear and logistic regression, non-parametric procedures, trend analysis, survival analysis, and others.         
  • Manipulate extremely large complex datasets in SAS.
  • Acts as a liaison to CMS, other QIOs and consortiums in regards to data analysis and research issues.
  • Contributes to the design and analysis of cooperative projects by interacting with physician/nurse work groups or members of Quality Improvement Department.



  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with the ability to present aspects of projects design and data analysis to interested parties with varying backgrounds and using a variety of statistical, spreadsheet, and data base programs.
  • Good writing skills with the ability to clearly and thoroughly present quantitative and qualitative review findings to interested parties with varying technical background.
  • Proficiency in the use of statistical software packages, especially SAS programming languages, and other applications like MS Access and SQL Language.
  • Ability to work well independently and with minimal supervision, in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, health care, public health, public policy or social science with course work including both management and analysis, preferred.
  • A minimum one year experience in medical research, health policy analysis, public health or similar research, evaluation or health care experience, required. Two years of the above experience, preferred.

IPRO offers a comprehensive benefits package.

IPRO is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status