Analyst Profile

Bryan Cole

Bryan Cole

Practice Vice President

6 years at Gartner,  15 years industry experience

Location:  MI USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Bryan Cole is a Practice Vice President overseeing Gartner's Healthcare and Life Science industry vertical research teams. In this role he oversees a diverse group of analysts covering broad ranging topics such as healthcare strategy, care delivery, payer operations, life science clinical development and commercialization, health technologies, and business model innovation. Mr. Cole works with CIOs, business leaders, executive committees and boards of directors to shape their strategies, create new value and measure their success in meeting the evolving customer demands. Mr. Cole previously led product development, provider network construction, market intelligence, regulatory analysis, strategic planning, and IT system implementation efforts for a range of tightly regulated managed care product lines. In this prior work he developed practical experience in delivering sustainable results, competitive differentiation, affordability, customer value, and improved health plan member experience.

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Cole has led product development, provider network construction, market intelligence, regulatory analysis, strategic planning, and IT system implementation efforts for a range of tightly regulated managed care product lines. These include fully-insured and self-funded commercial group, ACA Exchange, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and ancillary plans among others. In his prior work, he developed practical experience in delivering sustainable results, competitive differentiation, affordability, customer value, and member experience.

Professional Background

  • HealthPartners, Senior Manager, Products and Programs, 7 years
  • Molina Healthcare and HealthPlus of Michigan, Associate Vice President, Government Contracts, 3 years
  • UnitedHealth Group, Manager, Business Development, 2 years

Education

  • B.A., with high honors, Economics and Political Science, University of Michigan
  • M.B.A., with distinction, Corporate Strategy, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan