The VP of Technology Strategy is responsible for defining the mid- to long-term technology strategy for 20+ technology services, ranging from standard healthcare infrastructure IT to next-gen healthcare innovations such as telehealth or precision medicine solutions. The scope of this role encompasses all 480+ practices in the US Oncology Network as well as many providers in the open market for the whole U.S. region through our Provider Solutions organization. The physicians and their care teams in these two multi-billion USD healthcare organizations see millions of cancer patients every year; helping to ensure that these cancer patients receive the best care possible is our mission as a technology team.
We are responsible for keeping the practices operational, safe, and prepared for the future. Digital transformation of cancer care in the community, for example through better patient engagement or precision medicine solutions, is an important focus area for this leader. Understanding relevant technologies in the healthcare market and potential technology providers / partners is key to the success of this role. Vetting new solutions and developing comprehensive roadmaps as well as providing portfolio oversight are critical responsibilities for this role. Partnering with practice and physician leadership to understand practice needs, healthcare industry trends, and translating these into a comprehensive network and practice technology strategy through an effective strategic planning process require a leader who is comfortable in the oncology space and who is able to collaborate with providers as an equal partner.
This strategic planning process has wide-ranging impact on how cancer care is delivered in the community space to millions of patients, hence we are looking for an individual with proven passion to make a difference in the life of those who truly deserve our dedication for the best care possible. Cancer care is a highly complex and evolving space, and we believe that one of the main difference makers for the well-being of patients today and even more so in the future is technology.
McKesson-internally, The VP Technology Strategy and her/his team collaborate with the CIO, the VP Practice IT Delivery, executive leaders in our business lines, strategy, finance, and portfolio management to enable the desired business impact as well as customer and clinical success for the McKesson Specialty Provider Organization (MSPO). Furthermore, strong alignment with McKesson Technology’s executive leadership is essential to ensure we leverage the strength of McKesson for The US Oncology Network and the Provider Solutions organization. Therefore, this role owns collaboration and alignment with McKesson Technology’s Strategy function, leveraging their standards and at the same time ensuring that our business units’ needs are met.
This Leader delivers value by leading a critical business function that:
1. Develop, align, and maintain clinical technology solution roadmap and portfolio to support Specialty Provider businesses through engagement with customer and internal leadership
2. Drive, monitor and manage ongoing prioritization and execution of network and open market technology strategy through matrixed leadership of Product Management and Product Development teams, and continued coordination with executive leadership
3. Develop strategic partnerships – balancing immediate business needs with implications across solution portfolio, MSPO, and enterprise objectives
4. Develop, iterate, validate, communicate solution priorities and timelines with customers and customer-facing organizations through direct engagement and coordination of customer forums, ad boards, etc.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Business Experience –
Specialized Knowledge/Skills –
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Position will work remote until July 2021
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