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Harold Brown

M.B.A., M.H.A.
Senior Research Analyst

Harold Brown is a Senior Research Analyst for Premier Applied Research®. In this role for over eight years, Brown has extensive programming knowledge and experience, especially with the Premier Healthcare Database (PHD), one of the largest administrative hospital databases in the world. He has developed and implemented complex coding for many different research projects including comparative effectives, health economics, health outcomes and market analyses studies. Before joining Premier, he worked as a programmer/analyst for more 25 years in the healthcare industry and has more than 25 years of experience programming in SAS and SQL. Prior to coming to Premier, he worked as programmer/analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Duke University Medical Center and Community Care of North Carolina, a non-profit that manages the Medicaid population for the state of North Carolina. He has co-authored publications in peer-reviewed journals. Brown holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance and masters’ degrees in business administration and health administration. 


  • M.B.A., Health Administration, Pfeiffer University
  • M.H.A., Business Administration, Pfeiffer University
  • B.A., Business Administration; Finance Concentration, Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee

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