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My mission is to explore, analyze and execute meaningful business development strategies for fast-paced and innovative healthcare companies.

About Me

Hi! I’m Jill Farrell. After 12 years of working in healthcare, I learned I’m most energized by the problem solving, strategy and business development side of the industry. What motivates me is working in creative and culturally dynamic teams delivering products and solutions to clients impacted by today’s evolving healthcare environment.

People find me to be a self-motivated, gracious and upbeat team leader who communicates effectively while bringing credibility to key projects. For the past several years I have worked in several healthcare fields including population health management, behavioral health, performance improvement, consulting and clinical research.

When I’m not working, you can find me at the gym, taking my goldendoodle Zeddy to the beach or at home sharpening my cooking skills.

My Skills

  • Flexibility to execute multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment that directly impacts mission, goals and objectives
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational functions and key project stakeholders
  • Resilient business development leader delivering valuable business development strategies, project management and financial and operational improvements through commitment to team and organization excellence.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment of high ambiguity
  • Transformational junkie with ability to recognize interdependencies of process and workflow, implement best practices and ultimately impact change.
  • Engaged at both the small detail and big-picture level
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My Education

Georgetown University - 2009

Health Systems Administration (MHSA)

Master's

St. Catherine University - 2006

Medical Sales and French

Bachelor's

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Compass

Adaptive Leadership

Given an ever changing healthcare market with challenging resource demands, I value the opportunity to work with creative, productive and resilient teams. As a leader, I'm recognized as a transparent communicator, highly adaptable contributor and strategic facilitator supporting multiple projects, client needs and organizational goals.

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A Fresh Perspective

With each new project, I bring a methodical and creative approach, drawing upon previous healthcare experience as a business solutions provider, researcher, and project facilitator. I proactively engage across departments and functions to constantly learn and produce stellar client solutions that align with company mission and objectives. 

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Creative Strategy

I am a creative, outside-the-box thinker that looks at not only key elements of a product, but how it holistically impacts the organization and client. I can capture multiple moving parts within a strategy and understand how each step impacts the project and the customer. I am comfortable sharing these strategies with people at all levels of an organization, from leadership to my own team, as well as speaking in front of an audience.

Experience

  • 2017 - 2019
    Business Development Project Manager
    Adventist HealthCare LifeWork Strategies
  • 2015 - 2016
    Operations Analyst
    Credible Behavioral Health
  • 2012 - 2015
    Senior Healthcare Analyst
    NCQA
  • 2010 - 2012
    Senior Analyst/Proposal Manager
    Atlas Research
  • 2009
    Academic Scholar (Intern)
    Office of Health Affairs (OHA)
  • 2007 - 2010
    Clinical Research Coordinator
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 2006 - 2007
    Medical Sales Representative
    3M

My Success Stories

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Improving Health Outcomes for Children and Families

While at NCQA, I served as Project Manager on a multi-year, $7.7 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) to advance pediatric measurement. The National Collaborative for Innovation in Quality Measurement (NCINQ) was a consortium of leaders, multi-state and multi-stakeholder collaboratives and national organizations led by NCQA that focused on developing measures around pediatric care. In this role I streamlined project coordination with NCQA Principal Investigator (PI), multiple stakeholders and several research centers while effectively reporting on all project deliverables, operating budget and resource requirements. I also supported the technical development and prioritization of adolescent depression measures for use in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) while serving as the primary interface with integrated health systems and community health center test sites.

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Brand Recognition Strategies and Solutions

Spearheaded LifeWork Strategies (LWS) entire marketing and sales initiative to provide employer well-being services to clients nationwide. Collaborated with team members and Adventist HealthCare leadership to improve brand visibility through new website, marketing collateral, exhibiting at national conferences and developing strategic relationships with nationally recognized brokerage firms.

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Innovative, Evidence-Based Veteran Healthcare Strategies and Solutions

I have supported multiple projects addressing veteran healthcare services and needs of their caregivers. I conducted surveys with female veterans on military sexual trauma and transitioning to civilian life to support findings in published journal article.

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Customized Approach from the Inside Out

As part of the largest health system in Montgomery County, MD, LifeWork Strategies breathed its own unique air. We not only developed long-term, sustainable population health strategies for over 5,600 internal employees and dependents, but created customized, innovative solutions for employers of all industries across the nation.

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Identifying and Adapting Emerging Technologies

Working with Adventist Healthcare leadership, we reviewed several technology partners to support our digital health product. After reviewing multiple, leading vendors we presented our recommendations to leadership, IT and stakeholders.

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