Policy Analyst (Unintended Consequences) Position
Candidates Sought by Office of National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 to Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Listing on ONC site
This seems like the ultimate job at the ONC, to some a dream job, and demonstrates the open-minded and forward thinking of this federal office to anticipate problems and challenges and then explore how to deal with them.
“This position is located in the Division of Stakeholder Engagement and State Policy, Office of Policy and Planning (OPP) in the Office of the National Coordinator for for Health Information Technology (ONC) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Washington, D.C.”
“The incumbent will be responsible for developing and managing ONC’s national program on the unintended consequences of health IT and electronic health information exchange.”
“The incumbent will serve as ONC subject matter expert on the unintended consequences of health IT on patient safety, and health IT usability. Serves as a liaison to the Federal advisory committees, particularly the Health Information Technology Policy Committee providing advice and with particular attention to the anticipating unintended consequences of health IT and electronic health information exchange, the impact of health IT on patient safety and health IT usability. Investigates options to existing state and Federal policy and legislation, including analyzing and reporting on current strategies or levers and their success in promoting patient safety related to health IT, and anticipating unintended consequences of health IT and health information exchange and propose modifications or new strategies when appropriate.”