Vice President, Medical Informatics

Morgan Consulting Resources, Inc. has been retained to conduct the search for the Vice President of Medical Informatics for Inland Empire Health Plan. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop and execute the clinical informatics strategy and play a critical role in improving quality and outcomes for the members IEHP serves. The role is based in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. A hybrid schedule is available allowing for three days in the office and two days working remotely.

About the Organization:

With a mission to heal and inspire the human spirit, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is one of the top 10 largest Medicaid health plans and the largest not-for-profit Medicare-Medicaid plan in the country. In its 26th year, IEHP supports nearly 1.6 million members who are enrolled in Medicaid and has a growing network of over 7,800 providers and nearly 3,000 Team Members (Employees). Through dynamic partnerships, award-winning service, and a tradition of quality care, IEHP is fully committed to its Mission, Vision, and Values.

IEHP has consistently achieved outstanding employee engagement scores from their 3,000+ Team Members and was most recently recognized and awarded the designation of ‘Great Place to Work’ for a third year in a row!

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About the Position:

IEHP is seeking a dynamic physician informatician to serve as Vice President, Medical Informatics. Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer, the Vice President, Medical Informatics will serve as the informatics bridge between the internal and the external clinical community to advance informatics, innovation, technology, and clinical workflows to improve Quality performance and outcomes. The Vice President, Medical Informatics will lead, oversee, and implement a clinical informatics strategy that advances key IEHP strategic quality initiatives, including the advancement of preventive care, chronic care, and hospital care within the Optimal Care pillar. In addition, the Vice President, Medical Informatics will evaluate and drive Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Health Information Exchange (HIE), and clinical data opportunities focused on improving Quality.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and implement an effective clinical informatics strategy and structure.
  • Advance Provider and Quality analytics to assure clinical data interoperability to support Health Plan Quality reporting, performance improvement, care integration, and provider quality reporting.
  • Effectively lead clinical informatics and data science teams who provide informatics, reporting, and analytics insights to IEHP’s Health Services Division. Key functional areas supported by this team include population health, risk stratification algorithms, care management, behavioral health, utilization management, and regulatory reporting.
  • Develop an appropriate clinical data capture or Electronic Medical Record network optimization strategy across the Inland Empire.
  • Effectively lead cross functional teams to implement Electronic Medical Record network optimization strategy across the Inland Empire, partnering with both internal and external resources.
  • Develop strong relationships with the IEHP Provider Network to be able to effectively communicate clinical workflow, informatics, or technology opportunities to optimize Quality outcomes, including IEHP Pay for Performance results.
  • Effectively lead optimal clinical workflow design and practice system configurations as needed, including the translation of workflows in the system build.
  • Influence thought leadership regarding data interoperability and integration opportunities to inform state policy.
  • Develop data optimization strategies for both outpatient and inpatient electronic medical record systems, as it relates to improved data quality for quality measurement and clinical workflows.


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD/DO) from an accredited institution required.
  • Certification by one (1) of the American Specialty Boards required.
  • Board certification in Medical Informatics or related equivalent (PhD, Master of Science) preferred.
  • Possession of an active, unrestricted, and unencumbered Physician’s and Surgeon’s Certificate issued by the State of California Medical Board required. (A physician certified in a state other than California may be employed prior to receipt of California certification provided that an application for a California physician and surgeon’s certificate is filed in the state of California prior to date of appointment.) Primary Care Physician in internal medicine, family practice or pediatrics preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of ten (10) or more years of current progressive, operational experience in in a health plan or managed care setting with a focus on excellent process and informatics methodology.
  • Prior Experience as a Chief Medical Informatics Officer or Medical Director of Informatics for a health plan or managed care setting.
  • Five (5) years of strong senior level leadership/management experience is required.

Salary range: A reasonable salary expectation is between $315,016.00 and $413,296.00, based upon experience and internal equity.

Meaningful Interest Points About Rancho Cucamonga:
Rancho Cucamonga has all the amenities and qualities that make for a family-friendly city. The public schools in the city are performing slightly above the national average. In fact, the average test score here is 2% higher than the national average and the student-teacher ratio is 23:1. And in 2018, this city was part of the happiest towns to live in the United States. This is a result of its wellbeing, community and environment, and income and employment. The city continues to excel over the years. For example, in 2020, the national civic league named it one of the Ten All-America cities due to its efforts and improvements in healthcare and wellbeing.

The centralized location of the town is one of the best perks, no matter where you are heading out to! From Rancho Cucamonga, you can get to San Diego in less than two hours, Palms Springs in just slightly above an hour, and Los Angeles in only 45 minutes by car. The town isn’t only close to major cities, but you can easily access beaches and mountains from here.

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