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Stephen BergerDave Beto

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Healthcare Insights, LLC


David Beto

Chief Growth and Business Development Officer
Healthcare Insights, LLC


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3 Roadblocks That Cause Physicians to Abandon EHR Targets

There's a Meaningful Use rebellion afoot among medical care providers. Even though the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...  Read More

Is It Too Early to Start Talking About Moving Beyond the EHR?

In a report released by health IT research firm KLAS Enterprises in early October of last year,  Read More

EHR in Retrospection: What Are the Biggest Health IT Victories of 2014?

Last month, we noted some of the  Read More

Why Do Legislators Think an EHR Target Will Fix Health Care?

Meaningful Use, as an EHR target, is a great idea in principle. But many wonder if it will prove helpful, or even practical, in ...  Read More

How to Ace Your Meaningful Use Audit and Meet Your EHR Target

The word ‘audit’ often fills people with dread, especially when it is associated with three little letters— IRS.  Given the challenges ...  Read More

Are Our EHR Targets Realistic? Should We Be Worried More About Interoperability?

Many healthcare policymakers touted the move toward universal electronic health record (EHR) coverage as the messiah that would save the ...  Read More

Can Your EHR Do This?

Remember those paint-by-number pictures? At first glance, they appear to be random collections of shapes and numbers, but as the ...  Read More

Could Data Sharing Alleviate Some of Your Hospital's Woes?

eSeptember is a busy month on the healthcare observances calendar. In addition to being World Alzheimer’s Month, September is devoted to ...  Read More

Most Wired List Shows EHR Meaningful Use in Action

In its recently published “Most Wired” list,  Read More

You Can't Afford to Wait to Implement HealthCare Data Solutions

When an F5 tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri in 2011, St. John’s Regional Medical Center was directly in ...  Read More

The Hospital Exec's Guide to Surviving the CMS EHR Limbo

Roadblocks, detours, slow-downs – every day hospital executives are encountering more “orange barrels” on the road to healthcare reform ...  Read More

EHRS, ACA Compliance: Do They Really Improve Health Outcomes?

Driven by the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentives in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and additional meaningful use ...  Read More

Do You Need to Hire a Care Coordinator?

You could go out today and buy a car that warns you when another vehicle is in your blind-spot, automatically applies the brakes in an ...  Read More