by Rachad Davis
May 19, 2016
Senior Medical Director,
Independence Blue Cross
Dr. Urbano is responsible for working with the provider network physicians to ensure the effectiveness of medical and utilization management activities, quality management programs, pharmacy management, and medical policy for AmeriHealth New Jersey. He also supports physician recruitment and retention activities, and strengthens relationships with the medical community across New Jersey.
Dr. Urbano received his MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He was chief resident of internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and is board certified in internal medicine. He also holds an MBA with a concentration in healthcare management form Widener University. He’s spoken across the country on various topics related to case management, healthcare delivery, medical management and healthcare policy.