Medical Degree (M.D.) from an accredited medical school
Residency training with board certification/board eligible status or equivalent training/experience at a health plan, medical consulting firm, government organization, or similar industry organization
Understanding of medical coding systems (CPT, ICD-9, DRG, etc.)
Have a strong knowledge related to healthcare payment innovation e.g., Episode-based payment models, PCMH, ACO, Health Homes, Capitation models
Understanding of medically-related analytics
Knowledge of health policy and operational clinical medicine
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Self-starter with the ability to work independently and deliver quality end-products in an entrepreneurial environment
Ability to be a strong team player in a dynamic and changing environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Who You'll Work With
You’ll work with our Healthcare Analytics & Delivery team in New York. Healthcare Analytics & Delivery is part of McKinsey’s New Ventures.
Our Healthcare Analytics group leverages a big-data analytics platform that includes 100 terabytes of integrated claim, encounter, clinical, consumer, and other data. The team consists of 200+ dedicated experts and 250 affiliated professionals with industry, advanced analytics, statistics, clinical, and software expertise, all of whom work to design, deliver, and operate advanced analytic tools to help healthcare clients around the world.
McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for – and expands our investment in – our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.
As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we’re hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.
What You'll Do
You will participate in client engagements focused on value capture, including the development of clinical policy improvement, utilization reduction solutions and the development of new payment models.
In this role you will participate and, in some cases, lead the development of clinically-oriented analytic assets, advise teams on evidence-based medicine, clinical practice, and healthcare policies. You will also represent Healthcare Analytics & Delivery, together with other senior McKinsey colleagues, in public facing forums including conferences and expert panels and engage in authorship of Healthcare Analytics & Delivery related articles for peer-review and other external publications.
Additionally, you will work with our technology and product delivery teams to pressure-test clinical "sanity" of models and algorithms run on our Big Data Platform. You will contribute strongly to the clinical aspects of major IP development projects, contributing to our overall knowledge and capabilities (e.g., evaluation and set-up of a new claim grouper; evaluation, purchase and deployment of a new third-party dataset), and provide support in ensuring the clinical integrity of all our products and reviews and endorses the clinical content of our intellectual property (working with the Clinical Center of Excellence).