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Data Science Internship Program

  • Opportunity:                                                                                                                       

There are boundless opportunities for analytics and computer science to bring improvements to patient care and health system operations.

Baystate Health has extensive computer systems and data, but constrained capacity to stray from day-to-day operation of a health system, e.g., to (1) engage with healthcare professionals and technology innovators around learning, experimentation, innovation; and (2) design how resources (data, interfaces) could be made available in a scalable, low-touch manner (within operational and compliance constraints).

TechSpring represents a pathway to manage access and resolve compliance constraints.

We need help designing and setting up pathways (resources) that can help turn Baystate IT and data resources into a public good for education, experimentation, and innovation.

The job description below outlines multiple possible projects that can help us move forward towards this vision. We anticipate hiring 4-6 data analysts to work on this over the summer.

  • Purpose:

    • A group of 4-6 data analyst interns (open to students or non-students) will engage in one or more projects to enhance patient care through analytics and clinical data research. The purpose of this program will be to research and propose one or more data driven solutions to enhance clinical care delivery and support, clinical research, and healthcare innovation. If the proposals are approved, the incumbents will be responsible for all aspects of the software development life cycle to implement the solution(s) in partnership with TechSpring and Baystate Health.

  • Tasks:

    • Assist the Baystate Data Analytics team in day-to-day tasks including data collection, data analysis, data integration, and standard operations

    • Research and propose analytics tools and projects to further patient care and healthcare innovation

    • Participate / lead projects  related to data integration, data profiling, exploratory analyses,

    • Leverage data / big data to discover patterns and solve strategic analytic clinical and business problems using both structured and unstructured data sets across many environments

    • Develop analytic capabilities that drive better outcomes for both patients and providers, and informing business decisions across the enterprise


  • Required Qualifications:

    • Working towards Bachelor's Degree (must have started yr 3) / or Masters Degree in Information Technology, Business Analytics etc

    • Candidates must have prior knowledge and experience on SQL (Structured Query language) with the ability to design and execute advanced database queries

    • Understanding of relational database modeling and structures

    • Understanding of a typical SDLC life cycle (Waterfall / Agile)

    • Knowledge of statistics for analyzing datasets

    • Ability to collect, organize, analyze significant information with attention to detail

    • Strong understanding of Microsoft's suite of office tools

    • Collaboration and teamwork, ability to work with team and provide sound feedback

    • Ability to troubleshoot , identify problems, and quickly resolve

    • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Desired Qualifications:

    • Prior healthcare domain knowledge

    • Experience working with very large data sets (preparing data and tables for presentation of analyses), independently and as part of a team

  • Program Duration & Start Date:

    • Some flexibility in start and duration. We hope to start as soon as possible with duration through September 31, 2017

  • Location & hours:

  • Compensation:

    • Hourly rate $15-20$ based on qualifications

Submit resume & letter of interest to:   jobs@techspringhealth.org   


 Health Economics Specialist

Strategic advisor or contractor position.

One of the biggest questions facing healthcare innovators is how their solution fits into the health economics of providers and payers. How does a given solution help reduce cost, increase revenue or improve patient care? This assessment is critical to the mythical Return on Investment calculation, or Triple Aim assessment, critical to vendors and buyers.

We need this expertise in our innovation community. Baystate Health has experts in this area, but we need somebody that can tie it all together into a coherent service offering, or at least advise on the subject.

If you have the skills and a vision for how to deliver such a service, please indicate your interest by emailing TechSpring directly at:   christian@techspringhealth.org


TechSpring and Baystate Health are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.