EHR-EI Data Analyst
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LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
EHR-EI Data Analyst

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.



The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Bureau of Early Intervention (BEI) is seeking a full-time Data Analyst to help implement and support its EHR-Based Referral Project (EHR-EI) at each individual project location. This project started as a collaboration with Health and Hospitals (H+H) and, with support from Robin Hood Foundation, is expanding to include additional H+H sites as well as sites at 3 other Health Care Systems. The goals of EHR-EI are to facilitate and increase direct referrals to the Early Intervention Program (EI) from pediatric practices, improve family retention during the enrollment and evaluation period, and provide participating providers with timely feedback on the status of children they have referred.


The position will be housed within the Bureau of Early Intervention, a comprehensive interagency program that supports infants and children with developmental delays in their efforts to realize their full potential. The Early Intervention Program assists and empowers families to meet their child's and their own needs and provides eligible children, regardless of race, ethnicity, or income, with services through the program. The Bureau sits in the Division of Family and Child Health.



The Data Analyst will report directly to the Bureau of Early Intervention’s Director of Research and Analysis. The Data Analyst’s primary responsibilities will include developing and running data reports for senior leadership, project staff and partner sites; assisting partner institutions related to building the EHR referral form; designing and carrying out an evaluation of the EHR-based referral process including identifying appropriate comparison groups, gathering comparison data, conducting analyses, and  interpreting, writing up and disseminating the results; conducting surveys of project staff, regional office staff, and families to gather feedback about the referral system; drafting data and evaluation-related sections of the project report; and collaborating with the Site Liaison to investigate and trouble-shoot barriers to care. This is a grant-funded position through August 31, 2023.



  •  Designs, develops and runs reports off both the NYEIS and EI HUB data systems
    • Summary reports for project leadership
    • Line lists for site monitoring
    • Specialized reports to investigate barriers to care
  • Participates in the conceptualization and design of the project evaluation including the selection of comparison groups, the data collection mechanisms, the analytic plan, and final products.
  • Executes all administrative and technical aspects of the evaluation, including
    • Assisting partner institutions related to building the referral form into the EHR.
    • Working with partner institutions around data sharing
    • IRB, DUA, BAA and other administrative work
    • Obtaining access to data for a population-based cohort (e.g., RHIO, Medicaid or All Payors files)
    • Data matching and linking of EI data to a population-based cohort
    • Address geocoding and mapping
    • Development and implementation of surveys
    • Creation of analytic files
    • Data analysis, interpretation, and visualization
    • Report and manuscript development
  • Collaborates with the Project Manager and Site Liaison in the development of the project report, taking the lead on the data and evaluation sections.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or


  1. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or


  1. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above.



  1. Substantial experience working with relational databases and producing data reports
  2. Fluency in the use of SAS for data management and statistical analysis
  3. Experience analyzing Medicaid data or interest in learning to do so
  4. Aptitude to learn and apply data matching and geocoding methods
  5. Familiarity with mapping and data visualization software
  6. Strong conceptual thinking and the ability to quickly learn a complex new content area
  7. Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills
  8. Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently
  9. Proven ability to work well collaboratively
  10. An interest in and familiarity with the Early Intervention Program
  11. A commitment to promoting equitable access to Early Intervention services.




FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. Annual salary for this position is $85,000.


Full-time work schedule, Monday-Friday.



This position will be mostly remote to start; however, staff will be expected to work on site 3 days every 2 weeks. This frequency is expected to increase to full-time. This position will report to DOHMH site at 42-09 28th Street, Long Island City, NY.



There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.


The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.