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Sr. Director, Healthcare Informatics Specialist (Flex Work At Home Location)

Stamford, Connecticut

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

Position Summary
Sr. Director, Healthcare Informatics Specialist

About your team

You will join a tenured team of over 20 Healthcare Experts based across the US and Internationally.

Job Description

A recognized subject matter expert, the successful candidate will collaborate with other team members to identify and create a body of research and analysis on topics of most importance to our large clientele of healthcare provider IT leaders in various regions of the world. The selected candidate will advise Gartner clients on a wide variety of issues including technology strategy for achieving major healthcare objectives, architecture of solutions for those objectives, applications integrating clinical and business processes, and emerging innovations in related healthcare technologies.

Who you are:

  • A professional with deep experience in a health systems care delivery processes including clinical, medical, and advanced analytics and informatics technologies that enable better health outcomes, deliver care more efficiently, and provide improved patient and clinician experiences.
  • A leading industry advisor on how IT enables health systems achieve clinical and business objectives and create value in clinician/patient encounters, in care delivery processes, and how innovations in clinical and medical technologies transform care delivery.
  • Deeply familiar with the drivers, challenges, processes, and technologies related to the engagement between healthcare constituents (network partners, departments, medical, hospital operations, etc) in delivering care to patients.
  • Knowledgeable about major foundational technologies common to health systems and others entities contributing to the care delivery process.
  • Familiar with the interactions between physicians, patients, health system operations, and major forces acting to transform care delivery.
  • Ability to address management and political challenges within Healthcare and have strong technical knowledge and skills relative to native technologies and applications.
  • Experience as a CIO, CMIO, CNIO, or Enterprise Architect of a healthcare organization is a plus

What you’ll do:

  • Develop research and insights into initiatives to improve care delivery and what technology solution providers should be considered for those initiatives.
  • Advise healthcare industry CIOs and other IT executives and their staffs in multiple time zones and countries, on how to solve healthcare issues at the intersection of business and IT.
  • Develop research plans based on capturing client needs of today and the future.
  • Prepare thought-leading, actionable written research, working in a peer review structure.
  • Speak at Gartner or other conferences as a subject-matter expert.
  • Assist in the promotion of Gartner research with the healthcare media as an increasingly- recognized “brand name”.
  • Arrange and attend vendor briefings, vendor events, client meetings or exhibitions as required to further Gartner’s research position.
  • Assist and collaborate other parts of Gartner when required such as for sales support; support to Gartner’s separate consulting division, and other research teams.

Essential must-have skills:

  • 10+ years experience in the Healthcare industry: Health systems, Healthcare technology provider.
  • At least 5 years of relevant IT experience on strategic care delivery technology such as EHR, telemedicine or virtual care, advanced analytics, clinical decision support, advanced clinical data management, medical knowledge management, and/or care delivery operations.
  • Excellent understanding of information technology in health systems, its architecture, and connecting the value of IT to healthcare objectives.
  • Understanding of the major forces impacting healthcare and how technology can be applied to create value for the health outcomes, quality, cost, and patient experience.
  • Understanding of the context of healthcare in different regions of the globe: North America, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, ANZ, Asia.
  • Sophisticated analytical and strategic thinking skills: seeking out and piecing together fragments of information, extrapolating, building and applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns and drawing conclusions from partial data.
  • Experience in the use and application of advanced analytics in healthcare.
  • Excellent writing skills, presentation, and verbal communication skills.
  • US location preferred due to client demand for this skill and servicing issues.
  • Experience in role of CIO, CMIO, Clinical Informatics, or Clinical/Medical Innovation is a plus


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:  Gartner is a high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Gartner associates strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump on board?

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