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Brian Urban

Director of Innovation & Emerging Markets FinThrive

Brian Urban has a deep skill set in health promotion and product development for rare disease and senior populations with Large Health Plans and Specialty Pharmacy. Urban has served as a speaker on such topics for the Alzheimer’s Association, Obediah Cole Prostate Cancer Foundation, Cigna Corp and Utica University Institute for the study of integrative healthcare. Urban has received a Masters of Science in Exercise Physiology-Health Promotion, Masters of Business Administration in Market Development and is currently completing a Masters in Public Health at Dartmouth College. Urban is currently a research-fellow sponsored by a Robert Wood Johnson Grant supporting Utica University public health research in Upstate New York.

Master of Technology - MTech Organizational Leadership 2023-2025
Master of Public Health - Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice 2021-2023
Healthcare
Healthcare Research
Product Development
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Recent Posts

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024

Brian Urban - May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethinks Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024.

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Got a Healthcare IT Renovation Project? We Have a DIY Book for You!

Brian Urban - May 20, 2024

Given the rise of digital transformation demands and the persistent challenges of cybersecurity, a healthcare IT renovation project can be pivotal as industry leaders actively seek guidance on navigating these complex waters.Why now?

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Advancing Health Equity Through Digital Innovation: Insights from Dr. Bryan O. Buckley at HIMSS 2024

Brian Urban - May 17, 2024

During the 2024 HIMSS Conference, an annual highlight for digital health innovators, Dr. Bryan O.

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Health Equity is Earned and Learned!

Brian Urban - May 13, 2024

In todays rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, health equity is earned and learned captures a vital truth. This critical concept underscores the need for a proactive and educated approach to bridge healthcare outcomes and access disparities.

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HIMSS 2024: Revolutionizing Healthcare Through The Digital Transformation of Behavioral Health with Dr. Jaqueline Naeem

Brian Urban - May 10, 2024

The rapid proliferation of mental health applications and the ambiguous distinction between mental health and wellness technologies underscore the urgency for clearer regulatory and clinical guidelines in behavioral health. At HIMSS 2024, Dr.

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Health Equity is Science with a Moral Compass!

Brian Urban - May 6, 2024

In the current healthcare dialogue, science with a moral compass is not just a guiding principle but a necessity. This emphasis on merging ethical considerations with healthcare innovations is critical, especially as studies reveal stark disparities in health outcomes among different populations.

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