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Michelle Urban Michelle Urban
Michelle Urban is responsible for the product management and marketing of laboratory storage and workflow management solutions at Iron Mountain. She owns the development of specimen storage solutions from inception to execution, including market research and analysis, customer education and engagement, and go to market program development.

In her previous role, Product Marketing Manager, Health Information Management, Michelle partnered with Linda Kloss, Founder of Kloss Strategic Advisors, to develop “Redefining the Role of Health Information Management in the New World of Information Governance,” a whitepaper that gained widespread popularity throughout the healthcare industry and even earned a coveted featured spot at the AHIMA National Conference 2014.

Michelle earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Arcadia University and remains active in her local community through the Philadelphia Field Hockey Association (PFHA).

She blogs on Health Information Management, Information Governance, Workflow Optimization, HIPAA Compliance, Specimen Storage, Good Laboratory Practices and BioRepositories.

Follow me on Twitter @MichellePaster
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Healthcare

Treating the Old Wounds of Transition to Advance Value-Based Care ARRA. HIPAA. Meaningful Use. Value-based Care. MACRA. And so it goes.


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We’ve Moved On to Information Governance – Why Are You Still Talking about EMPI?

The usability of your data remains directly tied to its integrity. The Master Patient Index (MPI) database is perhaps the greatest example of this.


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Specimen Storage: 3 Things Lab Managers Should Start and Stop Doing

As organizations look to optimize for today's resources and budget constrained environment, there are three things Lab Managers should move to Start and...


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Specimen Storage:  3 Things Lab Managers Should Start and Stop Doing

As organizations look to optimize for today’s resources and budget constrained environment, there are three things Lab Managers should move to Start and Stop doing as it relates to specimen storage: Number 1: Stop Associating Onsite With Free: Maybe you don’t get a monthly bill, but the resources and space […]


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Early Adopters Embracing the Benefits of Outsourced Specimen Storage

Outsourced storage solutions can provide equal, or in some cases better, specimen storage value and outcomes.


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