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Lexington KY 40536-0596

phone: 859-218-4029
fax: 859-323-0069

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Positions

  • Assistant Research Professor
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
  • Director, Clinical Research Analytics for Kentucky Medicaid
    Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

 

Ion (Adi) Mitrache - M.D., MPH

Dr. Mitrache is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Director of Clinical Research Analytics in the Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy (IPOP). His career purpose is to develop and implement innovative solutions for monitoring, managing, and improving population health, pharmaceutical outcomes, clinical quality, and safe, patient-centered care.

He is currently pursuing his PhD in Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Kentucky (expected completion 2017) and holds a Master of Public Health with concentration in Health Services Management from the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health, and an MD from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iuliu Hatieganu, Cluj Napoca, Romania 

Career Purpose

To develop and implement innovative solutions for monitoring, managing, and improving population health, pharmaceutical outcomes, clinical quality, and safe, patient-centered care.

Education

2014 - Expected Completion 2017 - Ph.D. Student, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

05/2012 - Master of Public Health with concentration in Health Services Management, University of Kentucky, College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky

10/1993 - 11/1999 - Medical Doctor, University of Medicine and Pharmacy - Iuliu Hatieganu, Cluj Napoca, Romania  

10/1988 - 07/1992 - Nursing School, Ramnicu Valcea, Romania

Director of Clincal and Research Analytics for Kentucky Medicaid

  • Developing and implementing a consolidated enterprise wide strategy for capturing, analyzing, and leveraging data and information across the organization to drive healthcare quality.
  • Catalyst to build innovative, enterprise wide informatics and analytics to leverage data as an asset and a means to make members healthier, provide cost savings and engage more closely with its providers, members, and customers.
  • Serving as a key strategist to shape and drive the transformation of core data and analytics approaches.
  • Providing vision, leadership, insight and management for a multi-disciplinary team of researchers and health professionals that supports the analytics needs for the evaluation and improvement in the effectiveness, economy, and the quality of services delivered to Medicaid and Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) beneficiaries.
  • Designing, implementing, and translating analytics that produce new knowledge on how to improve the quality and safety of care, reduce costs, and improve population health through health care delivery innovations
  • Leading new initiatives in pharmaceutical outcomes, health services, clinical and translational research
  • Providing ongoing technical, analytic, and informational support to the chief medical officer and other CHFS/DMS directors
  • Developing processes and procedures for the management and implementation of the operational and research medical analytics projects
  • Providing support and recommendations for the Information Technology Governance Process Development and Management for CHFS/DMS

Selected Operational Research Projects for KY Medicaid

  • Antibiotics Utilization
  • Medicaid and Pharmacy Dashboard
  •  Emergency Department Super Utilizers
  • Chronic Conditions - Prevalence, Medical Services Utilization and Expenditures
  • Substance Abuse and DEA Prescriptions Utilization
  • Hepatitis C - Sovaldi and Harvoni Prescriptions Utilization - Focused Review and Analysis
  • Asthma Trends and Prescriptions Utilization
  • Children Psychotropics 2013 Utilization
  • Medically Fragile Children Population Study
  • Analysis of Prevention Services Utilization Pre and Post MCOs
  • Dental Services Utilization & Enrollment Trends
  • KY Cancer Registry linkage with the KY Medicaid Data
  • Health Home
  • LACE and Community Health Workers

    Selected Presentations

  • Clinical Research Informatics - Clinical Data, Information Discovery and Visualizations Tools: i2b2 and Tableau – 12/5/2014 – PSMRF, CCTS, Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
  • Antibiotics trends utilization in the Medicaid Kentucky Adult population – 11/18/2014 - BSC 534, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Multiple Chronic Conditions among the Kentucky Medicaid Adult Population: state-level variations in prevalence, utilization, and cost – BSC 731, 2/3/2015, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

 

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