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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

In order to survive in these competitive, cost conscious times, labs must be willing to pro-actively peel away the layers and logic surrounding legacy proc

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We all have them. Those things in our everyday work life that drive us absolutely bananas but we’ve come to accept as “normal” simply because it’s always been that way. The strange filing or reporting logic we inherited from our predecessor, the copier that has never worked right but continues […]

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If you’re paying attention, I don’t need to tell you that the healthcare industry has seen its share of market consolidation over the past few years – and quite frankly its showing no signs of letting up. In fact, according to Healthcare Finance News, “M&A activity increased by nearly 20% […]

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