Healthbox is Hiring: Associate, Innovation Consulting

Associate, Innovation Consulting
Chicago, IL, US
ABOUT HEALTHBOX

Healthbox, a HIMSS Innovation Company, is a healthcare advisory firm that leading organizations trust with innovation and digital strategy development and execution. Healthbox drives innovation from the inside and out, helping organizations build internal innovation programs in addition to assessing the commercial potential of employee-led projects. We also help them look to the market to find solutions to implement or invest in. Through both approaches, Healthbox provides the tools and support needed to improve care and support organizational growth. We are proud to work with industry leaders who share our passion for building, harnessing, and advancing solutions to empower the reinvention of healthcare.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Healthbox is seeking a creative, passionate, and driven professional with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our Innovation Consulting team. The position will focus on supporting and delivering our innovation services, including Innovation & Digital Strategy, Innovation programs, Commercialization, Analysis, Solution Sourcing, and more.

Manage work streams and deliverables for innovation and strategy engagements
Support client engagements to evaluate, refine, and advance innovative ideas with strong commercial potential and/or capability to scale across the client organization
Conduct primary and secondary research on new healthcare innovations to develop opinions on the commercial potential of an idea
Build detailed business plans for healthcare inventions, including analysis of the market opportunity, solution/use case(s), competitive landscape, workflow/implementation requirements, financial requirements for growth, etc.
Support prioritization of client organizational pain points; source, evaluate, and facilitate the selection of digital health companies to address those pain points
Leverage existing Healthbox frameworks and processes to identify and assess client challenges and support creation of tailored solutions
Collaborate on multiple projects/client relationships at once – and not get frazzled!
Build a positive and trusting relationship with clients
Engage in business development and sales processes as requested (e.g., slide development, prospect research)
Research and produce digital health thought leadership content with oversight from managers, and/or directors; draw conclusions from research to recommend positioning for Healthbox’s opinion-driven content
Attend events and conferences as requested and be able to clearly articulate the Healthbox mission and service offerings and share learnings with the team
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset paired with strong communication skills
Highly collaborative work-style; pragmatic and resourceful problem-solver, with intellectual curiosity and an exceptional drive
Demonstrated project management, problem-solving, quantitative, and qualitative analytic skills
Understanding of clinical, operational, and financial drivers that impact healthcare organization decision-making
Capability and desire to build relationships and network within the healthcare industry
Experience working across multiple complex projects at once
Bachelor’s degree required
3+ years of work experience, primarily within healthcare or technology industries — consulting background preferred
Mastery of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Ability to travel up to 30% of time required, but Chicago-based
Authorization to work in the US; Healthbox will not sponsor visas
Knack to have fun!
OUR VALUES

In addition to seeking a candidate with the right qualifications and skills, we are also seeking an individual that aligns with Healthbox’s core values:

Invest in Relationships: While come client engagements may be short-term, relationships are not.
Be Humble: The size and complexity of the challenges facing patients and healthcare professionals on a daily basis demands our humility.
Enjoy and Reflect: Our work is our passion and we never forget that we are lucky to do what we love. We bring this energy to every interaction within our team and with our partners.
Embrace the Hustle: Obsessed with producing exceptional results for our partners, we are scrappy and resilient – facing challenges head-on.
Re-Invent the Wheel: There isn’t always a playbook for the work that we do. We approach each opportunity with creativity, scalability, and pragmatism in mind.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & PERKS

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, unlimited PTO, life & disability insurance, 401(k) program with a company match, a flexible spending account, and casual dress code.

In addition, we enjoy team perks such as an office stocked with free healthy snack foods, monthly lunch stipend, transportation shuttle, and onsite gym.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Healthbox provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Healthbox complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Healthbox expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Healthbox’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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OSITION OVERVIEW

Role: Associate, Innovation Consulting

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Start Date: September 2018

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Healthbox is seeking a creative, detail-oriented professional with a passion for healthcare to join our Innovation Consulting team. The position would be focused on supporting many of our innovation services, including Foundry, Commercialization Analysis, Catalyst, Digital Strategy, Workshops, and others.

The role includes the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Support multiple client projects and effectively balance time, expectations, and overall project load
  • Manage work streams and deliverables for client engagements. Example work may include, but is not limited to, conducting research for building detailed business plans for healthcare inventions, packaging analysis of the solution, competitive landscape, market opportunity, workflow/implementation requirements, financial requirements for growth, etc.
  • Support daily operations of innovation engagements and build a positive rapport with clients
  • Effectively manage up through clear and open communication, anticipating manager needs and delivering work aligned with/above expectations
  • Stay up-to-date on digital health, innovation, and healthcare news/trends and support research and execution of Healthbox opinion-driven content
  • Support business development and sales processes for existing and new accounts, as requested

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 4+ years work experience, primarily within healthcare or technology industries
  • Demonstrated project management, problem-solving, quantitative, and qualitative analysis skills
  • Understanding of clinical, operational, and financial drivers that impact healthcare organization decision-making
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset and enthusiasm for the digital health industry
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills)
  • Highly collaborative work-style, pragmatic, and resourceful problem-solver
  • Intellectual curiosity above and beyond their defined role
  • Exceptional work ethic and drive
  • Desire to build relationships and network within the healthcare industry
  • Experience working across multiple complex projects at once
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time required, but Chicago-based
  • Authorization to work in the US. Healthbox will not sponsor visas.
  • Knack to have fun!

OUR VALUES

In addition to seeking a candidate with the right qualifications and skills, we are also seeking an individual that aligns with Healthbox’s core values:

Embody Humble Confidence: We are confident because our passion drives us to perfect our craft and humble because we help our partners solve wicked problems.

Be Radically Candid: We care personally about each other and challenge each other directly to support our personal and professional growth.

Demonstrate Trust and Respect: Obsessed with producing exceptional results, we hold each other accountable, treat each other well, and help each other without expectation.

Punch Above our Weight: We are scrappy and resilient, and we embrace the hustle – facing challenges head-on.

Have Fun and Reflect: Our clients and partners are energized from being around us. We never forget that we are lucky to do what we love.

PERKS

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, PTO, life & disability insurance, 401(k) program, a flexible spending account, and casual office dress code.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining your story and how Healthbox aligns with your professional goals to Kate Berman (kate@healthbox.com) and Neil Patel (neil@healthbox.com). Unfortunately we cannot respond to every inquiry. We will contact you if there is a potential fit with the open position. Thank you for your interest.

About Healthbox

Healthbox is a healthcare innovation services firm that leading organizations trust with decisions on when and how to build, buy, or partner to adopt new technologies. We were the first to combine investing experience and consulting services in a way that is strategic, objective, and actionable for providers, payors, and others across the healthcare landscape. Our perspective and expertise drives innovation from inside organizations to rapidly deliver dynamic results. We are proud to work with healthcare leaders who share our passion for building, harnessing, and advancing solutions to empower the reinvention of healthcare.

Healthbox is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HIMSS, the leading global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Healthbox provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Healthbox complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Healthbox expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Healthbox’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.