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.
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.
Molina Healthcare and HealthPlus of Michigan
Associate Vice President, Government Contracts
Senior Manager, Products and Programs
Manager, Business Development
Healthcare and Life Science Digital Optimization and Modernization
Healthcare and Life Science Digital Transformation and Innovation
M.B.A., with distinction, Corporate Strategy, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
B.A., with high honors, Economics and Political Science, University of Michigan
1Future technology needs and vendors for Medicare Advantage, managed medicaid, public exchange, and other U.S. government healthcare programs
2Business and technology impacts of new U.S. healthcare reform, ACA legislation, and regulation
3Optimization and modernization of payer administrative systems to achieve transformational goals such as value-based care
4Provider network management technology portfolio rationalization, vendor solutions and business process best practices
5Emerging technologies and vendors which allow improved collaboration between U.S. healthcare payers and providers