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Job: President-Center for Healthcare Innovation

Responsibilities: The Allina Health System is committed to building a nationally recognized center for healthcare research and innovation positioned to advance patient care and health in our community. This position provides overall strategic and operational leadership to The Center for Healthcare Research and Innovation (The Center).

Most research conducted at Allina will be coordinated by The Center, but the emphasis will be on new research targeted at the advancement of the patient care model, epidemiology, shared decision making, the management of total cost of care, and the optimization of the health of populations. This position will ensure that The Center will serve as a catalyst for developing innovative approaches to care – within Allina, in the community, and across the industry – which deliver greater value for stakeholders.

The incumbent will lead the support of innovative projects that will:

• Advance our patient care model with emphasis on prevention, chronic disease management, end of life care and the patient care continuum.
• Improve the health of the community through collaborative approaches with other community stakeholders and with an eye towards improved health of populations.
• Support the development of innovative medical therapies and treatments.
• Pursue partnerships to provide opportunities for learning and sharing of innovations.
• Build a comprehensive and integrated approach to clinical research.
• Advance a fund development strategy to support The Center’s work.

Qualifications (Education/Experience)

• MD preferred, will consider PhD, MBA, MPH, MHA, JD, or related healthcare master’s degree.

• 5-7 years experience in research arena with emphasis on public health, care model design, health services, population health, epidemiology, and progressive grant funded research (e.g. NIH, AHRQ, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation).

• 5-7 years progressively responsible experiences leading operational research.

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