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From: Tina Duca

Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 15:28:28 -0400

Subject: Waltham, MA: Statistician at Verispan/Synergy

Purpose of Position: To join the Verispan Quality Assurance team in providing analytic, data mining and quality assurance support to one of the country's largest health care claims data warehouses. Verispan, a revolutionary healthcare information company founded by Quintiles Transnational Corporation and McKesson Corporation, is the dominant provider of patient-level data delivered in near real-time as well as one of the leading providers of healthcare information overall. It presents clients with a new, broad-based service company to meet the vast majority of information and analysis needs. Verispan offers customers the best of both worlds - cutting-edge information products delivered through an organization with a passion for outstanding client service.

This position reports to: Lead Statistician


  1. Develop automated error detection solutions to maintain the integrity of the warehouse.
  2. Use statistical and data-mining techniques in a custom solution setting.
  3. Work with Account Management to develop cutting edge client solutions.
  4. Work with Lead Statistician to develop integrated data and model based analytic methods.
  5. Create and maintain a database of available healthcare survey data.
  6. Work with the QA team to develop project specific statistical models and methods for analyzing the health care claims data.
Education/Skill Level/Experience:
  • Masters Degree in Statistics required.
  • Must be analytical and attentive to detail.
  • Requires strong organizational and coordination skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • A proven ability to provide user-friendly explanations of complex analysis.
  • Experience working with large healthcare datasets and near real-time data warehousing.
  • Experience working with NHCS, MEPS and other Government PUF data.
  • Experience with Census and demographic data.
  • Experience with Census, FIPS, MSA geographic classifications.
  • Knowledge of SAS, SQL, PL/SQL is an advantage.
  • Position does not include direct supervision of personnel.
Verispan/Synergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

To apply for this position please send your resume to tina.duca@verispan.com

For more information visit http://www.quintiles.com (look in Informatics Division under Synergy)
or http://www.quintiles.com/products_and_services/informatics/synergy/

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