Data Analytics Resources Director
Jim McEvoy is accomplished in architecting robust technology solutions for state agencies, health plans and service providers. Jim understands the substantial role data will play in the future of healthcare delivery and works to inform clients around data-driven decisions. He is an experienced project manager and business strategist who has successfully led all phases of diverse Medicaid technology projects. With deep knowledge of CMS reporting, waiver management and pharmacy data, Jim aligns business goals to deliver groundbreaking healthcare IT solutions.
As a vendor for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Jim managed projects to develop web-based enrollment tools, federal reporting tools and data warehousing strategies for the department’s 1915(c) waivers, health home projects, autism state plan amendment, and home and community-based services projects. He mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of data and a flexible technical solution set. He anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving business environments and the transfer of knowledge among different departmental units. Jim defined processes and tools best suited to each project and moved between agile and waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals. He created detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.
Jim has been the subject matter expert for Michigan’s pharmacy data warehousing strategy. He oversaw inbound data loads, pharmacy encounter processing, and extracts to health plans and Michigan’s fee-for-service pharmacy benefits manager. With significant experience in systems engineering, Jim led the design, development and rollout of approximately 40 extract, transformation and load (ETL) processes and a dozen web applications for clients with the state of Michigan.
Jim had the privilege of serving as the project manager for the CareConnect360 web application. This tool is responsible for delivering Medicaid claims and encounters information to a diverse user audience, including health plans, community mental health agencies, health home providers and foster care workers. It currently serves seven different business units inside of Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services.
Jim received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.
Jim lives in the Lansing area with his wife and three children. They can often be found camping or at an MSU football game. When not doing those things, Jim is a rehabilitating runner and co-hosts MSU’s least topical sports podcast.