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Methodologist, Case Mix, CIHI

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Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: June 17, 2010

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada's health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.

Location:               Toronto
Range Minimum:    $71,700

Methodologist, Case Mix - permanent opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong statistical background to make a contribution to the delivery of health care in Canada, by providing tools that assist health care managers and policy makers in making decisions.

Job Summary

Case mix systems classify patients into resource and clinical homogeneous groups based on clinical and demographic characteristics. The case mix systems developed and maintained by CIHI are used across Canada by hospitals, health regions and health ministries to better understand and manage the delivery of health care services.

Increasingly the jurisdictions across Canada are exploring the possibility of using case mix systems to allocate health-care funding.  This is known as activity based funding or case mix based funding.  The Methodologist works will work with large volumes of Canadian Health Care administrative data to develop statistical models that inform the development or refinement case mix systems that could be used for activity based funding.  The Methodologist will lead specific projects, conduct and guide appropriate developmental analyses, contribute to the design and interpretation of descriptive analyses, and communicate results with CIHI stakeholders.

For more information on this role and to apply directly online, please visit our website at

We thank all those who apply, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for Applications:  June 17, 2010