Welcome to our ongoing conversation about the issues, opportunities, options and challenges of maintaining financially healthy hospitals. We’ll both be contributing comments in this space, and hope you’ll lend your voice to the conversation, too.


Stephen BergerDave Beto

Steven Berger (L)

Healthcare Insights, LLC


David Beto

Chief Growth and Business Development Officer
Healthcare Insights, LLC


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Why We Need Smarter Decision Support Systems

Often CFOs and CIOs in the health care industry feel caught in the lurch. On the one hand, we must save our hospitals and hospital systems ...  Read More

The Marriage of Data and Finance: Understanding Health IT Ecosystems

While the value of EHRs dominates healthcare conversations, the less glamorous side of hospital decision support— financial management— ...  Read More

Can Hospital Decision Support Tools Fix Supply Chain Inefficiencies?

The healthcare industry is undergoing a massive modernization– that’s undeniable. While the industry as a whole has been slow off the mark ...  Read More

Decision Support Moves Beyond Big Data

Meet Minerva, the $3 million supercomputer central to a project being undertaken by Mount Sinai Icahn School of ...  Read More

Federal Mandates Hamper Meaningful Use of Healthcare Tech

When hospitals first embarked on the journey to digitized healthcare systems, many saw it as an antidote to the challenges of managing ...  Read More

Is the Primary Care Panic Over?

Fifty years ago, 70 percent of physicians in the U.S. practiced primary care. Today, that number has fallen to 30 ...  Read More

What’s Your MERS Skill Level?

Just over a decade ago, an outbreak of the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus caused  Read More

The Future of Decision Support Lies Outside the Walls of Your Hospital

The continuum of care – it’s a common phrase in today’s discussions about the transformation of health care. And you don’t need to be the ...  Read More

Hospital Execs Need to Take Action as States Waffle on Exchanges

Federal and state health insurances exchanges just finished pushing through the first – and often problem-plagued – ACA open enrollment ...  Read More

More Delays for the Great Clinical Decision Support Shakeup

A space shuttle launch requires a great deal of preparation before the actual countdown, and everyone involved— from the Earth-bound ...  Read More

Has Reform Changed Clinical Decision Support for the Better?

In 2009, surgeon and public health researcher Atul Gawande authored an  Read More

Need for Better Clinical Decision Support Drives New Industry Partnerships

Relevant health care data may be the answer for hospitals struggling to implement health care reform. Yet, many hospitals lack the ...  Read More