Joanne Cederna

Healthcare Analyst

Portland, Maine


Balanced Scorecards

Requirement Analysis

SAS Programmer

Business Intelligence


An expert techical resource on the business side. Able to design tools and reporting solutions for key stakeholders. Provides measurement and cost savings support (development, reporting, validation and improvement). Determines requirements, plans projects, establishes priorities and monitors progress. Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills that enable me to understand business problems and proactively identify solutions. Interested in positions that allow me to continue to grow and learn.


University of Southern Maine

Certificate: Healthcare Policy , Certificate: Healthcare Policy

June 2008 - June 2008

Northern Michigan University

Biochemistry (with honor) , Biochemistry (with honor)

May 1978 - May 1978



Maine Medical Center , Portland Maine

January 2007 - January 2012

Transform data into information utilizing SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide,data warehouse and business analytics. Builds healthcare metrics and analytics to deliver instant access to everything a large tertiary care hospital needs to know about patient care at both the macro and micro level. Aids in the identification of the root cause of any performance gap and develops monitoring methods for strategy designed to correct those gaps. Report development, deployment and administration using SAS BI. Serves as principle author and key analyst on the AIM scorecard and subsequent reports. This work includes scorecard metric and report design, production, and dissemination activities, including Web site tools and information. Follows Healthcare policy and develops pro-active metrics based on anticipated policy changes.

Transform Data into Information
Business Intelligence Developer
Policy Analysis

Mercy Hospital , Portland Maine

March 1998 - February 2000

Manage Quality Improvement database, prepare adhoc reports, statistical analysis and subsequent presentation graphics. Responsible for data integrity and database design. Provide assistance to staff in experimental design, data collection, statistical analysis of data, statistical process control and both oral and written presentations of findings.

Data Base Administrator
ex: PHP

Non-profits , Various

September 1978 - January 2012

Served as financial officer for various non-profit groups with experience in fundraising. Board Member PEO, Chapter FQ, Peoria, Illinois 2003-2006. Philanthropic organization. Board Member, Master Gardner. Cooperative Extension 2003-2006. Peoria, Illinois. Board Member PEO, Chapter D, Portland, Maine 2007. Philanthropic organization. Board Member 2008,2009 and 2010, SAS User Group of Maine (SUGME). A forum for education and networking in the SAS Programming language. Successfully obtained non-profit status for the organization. Board Member 2012 Cumberland County Cooperative Extension . The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Cumberland County citizens.

Financial Officer
Public Relations
ex: PHP

BASF CORPORATION, Coatings and Colorant Division , Southfield, Michigan

September 1978 - June 1987

Long-term research and development of automotive paints. Supervised project team in the development of new, novel products to meet the performance requirements of customer’s specifications. Coordinated the efforts of long-term research and five other groups including, commercialization, purchasing and marketing at the local, national and international level. Developed and served as DBA for for collecting information on product specification testing. Assisted in programing for Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) using 4th generation Query Language. Presented new technology at BASF International Meeting.

Supervised Project Team
Database Development
Technical Liaison

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