• Associate CMIO – Inpatient, M Health Fairview, Minneapolis, MN

    Associate CMIO – Inpatient
    Locations: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Categories: Leadership/Management/Executive
    Req Id: 109347

    Job Description


    The Inpatient Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer (Inpatient Assoc. CMIO) role provides clinical and informatics leadership to information technology (“IT”) projects within the inpatient setting. The Inpatient Assoc. CMIO will work with clinical, operational, and IT leaders of across the enterprise for inpatient sites to provide strategy and guidance. Responsibilities for the Inpatient Assoc. CMIO includes (1) clinical visioning and strategic planning for the electronic health record (“EHR”) and other health information technology (“HIT”); (2) increasing the organization’s data literacy and use of data for decision-making at various consumption points (e.g., health IT, clinical decision support, data assets); (3) co-leading IT prioritization and governance to optimize our IT investments and outcomes for the organization; (4) advancing digital capabilities; (5) designing, configuring and optimizing EHR/HIT, data, and digital assets as partners with IT and operations; and (6) determining optimal standardized workflows and encourage systematization to the benefit to Fairview and the patients we serve. The position may oversee Directors of Physician Informatics within their area. The position works with the providers throughout the organization caring for patients in the hospital, emergency department, intensive care units, peri-operative areas, and other hospital-based services to identify issues and opportunities to enhance clinical IT, data and digital solutions, and their delivery and is responsible for both detailed and high-level problem solving.


    • In conjunction with Fairview IT and the senior informatics leadership (e.g., CMIO, Chief Clinical and Nursing Informatics Officer), establishes strategy and workplan for areas of responsibility with inpatient based care (e.g., hospital, emergency department, intensive care units, peri-operative areas, and other hospital-based services).
    • Provide expertise in inpatient clinical care including hospital medicine and emergency department expertise to design technology, digital, or data associated solutions.
    • With the other members of the physician and clinical informatics teams (e.g., Regional, Ambulatory, Service Lines, Surgery, CDS, Provider Training/Efficiency, Population Health, etc..), ensure that technology solutions are aligned with organizational objectives, supportive of missions related to patient care, quality, and research and consistent with IT best practices.
    • Member of and regularly attends physician informatics meetings with the CMIO and other informatics leadership. Also attends regional executive meetings or meetings related to their area of responsibility. Attends and leads prioritization or governance meetings to provide clinical and informatics expertise. May lead key informatics meetings in their region or area of responsibility. Develops internal and external meeting agendas, as applicable. Works with staff in documenting meetings.
    • Works directly as needed with Operational Leadership and Executive Medical Leadership to understand priorities and to ensure that the necessary operational support is in place to make projects successful in their area in collaboration with clinical informatics and other IT partners.
    • Partner with non-provider clinical informaticists in their area of responsibility to optimize workflows across the care team and to complete projects in a team-based approach.
    • Directly partners with IT Application and Analytics leadership, operations, architecture, and other partners to envision and execute health IT and data strategies for different business areas and help process ideas from end users to determine high impact work efforts to maximize patient care and efficiency throughout the organization.
    • Works with groups throughout the organization, including service lines, shared clinical services, and University and affiliates or other partners on initiatives and addressing issues.
    • Partners with Fairview IT and other IT stakeholders on projects related to EHR/HIT, data assets, and digital solutions, including providing input and guidance and potential solutions for issues.
    • Serves as an intermediary with Fairview IT to their area of responsibility and assists as a subject matter expert for larger projects and informatics/HIT initiatives. As required, responsible for appropriate delegation to informaticists and medical subject matter experts to achieve a positive and effective outcome.
    • Facilitates physician and other clinical involvement via communications and work processes, project participation, and meetings.
    • Interacts with project teams in a collegial and professional manner; helps foster teamwork to complete designated tasks.
    • Completes Epic physician training and certification (if applicable) and utilizes training in supporting projects with IT staff.
    • Creates written narrative summaries that outline project purpose, methodology, summary of findings, trends of interest, and opportunities for consideration.
    • Provides technical, analytical, and business guidance to other team members and other departments with Fairview.
    • Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.



    • MD or DO (currently practicing) with at least 3 years of post-residency experience.


    • At least 3 years of experience with inpatient-based care (e.g., hospital, emergency department, intensive care units, peri-operative areas, and other hospital-based services).
    • At least 3 years of experience with clinical and research information systems.
    • Resourceful and knowledgeable of best practices across like organizations and the overall health information technology industry.
    • Experience with data and analytics for decision-making and workflows, digital solutions, virtual care, and clinical decision support.
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Ability to prioritize opportunities and develop strategies to achieve associated objectives.
    • Ability to navigate and establish relationships in a complex organization.
    • Ability to effectively manage and organize multiple projects and responsibilities.
    • Strong quantitative and analytic skills.
    • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to address problems.
    • Ability to write and present reports and presentations.

    EEO Statement

    EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status

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