Auckland District Health Board, Starship Children's Hospital
Clinical Data Analyst
March 2013 — Present
Provide analysis and interpretation of patient activity data to support evidence based decision making; maintain and update the patient level costing system; ensure that accurate costs are available to support business cases, utilisation reviews and national requirements; establish and maintain strong relationships with the clinical business units and provide them with education on funding, costing and casemix issues; ensure data quality by auditing and investigating data inconsistencies.
Major projects: Provided analytical support in the development of new clinical pathways for outpatient events. Worked with hospital managers and clinical directors to reduce the number of outpatient follow-up appointments by 10% in one year.
Worked with the hospital GM to develop a new business plan for regional and national child health. This plan is expected to produce annual savings of 2,000 operating room events and 3,000 bed days.