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Director, Product Management - HealthNexus™

PurpleLab® is seeking to add a Director, Product Management to our growing team to lead the development and implementation of our HealthNexus Medical Terminology Master Data Management (MDM) software platform, accompanying reference data content, and user interface/user experience (UI/UX) as well as overall product strategy. This individual will play a critical role in ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and usability of our HealthNexus Medical Terminology MDM software platform and related content.


  • Product Strategy & Management:
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy for medical terminology management, reference data, and UI/UX design.
    • Define product roadmaps, timelines, and resource allocation for product development.
    • Lead the identification and prioritization of new product features and functionality.
    • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to stay informed of industry trends.
    • Manage product lifecycle, from ideation to launch and beyond.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of product quality assurance processes.
  • Medical Terminology Management:
    • Develop and implement strategies for managing and maintaining the accuracy and consistency of medical terminology used within our products.
    • Collaborate with the PurpleLab Clinical terminologists (MD’s, PharmD’s, PhD’s, Nurses and certified Clinical Coders) to ensure alignment with industry standards and best practices.
    • Establish and manage relationships with key terminology/vocabulary vendors and organizations.
    • Develop and oversee processes for integrating new and updated medical terminologies into our products.
  • Reference Data Management:
    • Lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive reference data strategy.
    • Identify, source, and maintain high-quality reference data sets relevant to our products.
    • Ensure reference data’s integrity, accuracy, and consistency within our products.
    • Develop and oversee processes for managing and updating reference data sets.
  • UI/UX Design:
    • Champion user-centered design principles in product development for the HealthNexus Vocabulary MDM Platform.
    • Lead the development of intuitive and user-friendly UI/UX experiences for our products.
    • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and designers to ensure a seamless user experience.
    • Implement user research and testing methodologies to gather feedback and optimize product design.
  • Team Leadership & Management:
    • Foster a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
    • Provide clear direction, coaching, and mentorship to team members.
    • Develop and implement performance management plans for team members.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics, Information Science, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in product management or a related field, with a strong focus on healthcare technology.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing product strategy.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and coding systems (e.g., ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, HCPCS, NDC, LOINC, SNOMED CT, RxNorm, etc.).
  • Experience with other Medical Terminology MDM platforms, including Intelligent Medical Objects (i.e., IMO Health), Wolters Kluwer’s Health Language, Clinical Architecture, etc.
  • Experience with reference data management principles and methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of UI/UX design principles and best practices.
  • Strong collaboration and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies is a plus.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with healthcare data warehousing and analytics.
  • Experience leading a team of terminologists or data analysts.
  • Experience with product design tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Lucid, Balsamic, etc.).

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to impact healthcare: Make a real difference by shaping the way we leverage data to improve healthcare and advance patient outcomes.
  • Collaborative and dynamic environment: Work alongside a supportive team of passionate and talented individuals who share your dedication to data-driven solutions.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits: Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary that recognizes your expertise and contribution.
  • Continuous learning and growth: Foster your professional development through ongoing training opportunities and exposure to cutting-edge data technologies.


A background check is required for this role.

PurpleLab® is a Healthtech company with a mission to spur value-driven innovation in healthcare to improve outcomes for patients. HealthNexus™, the company’s no-code analytics platform empowers life sciences, payers, providers, and other stakeholders with real-world evidence to solve conventional and emerging challenges faster and more cost effectively.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties or responsibilities.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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