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 Quality Measurements Are Keeping Hospital CFOs Awake at Night

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There's a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Upgrade a Hospital Finance System

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6 Points to Consider About Your Hospital's Current Finance Software

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The 10 Everyday Habits of Successful Hospital Finance Directors

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3 Pieces of Data You Want in Your Next Hospital Finance Report

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The Secret to Getting More Out of Your Hospital's Finance Software

In an ideal world, we'd all be budgeting enough money and time to allow ourselves to jettison or redesign legacy systems when they don't ...  Read More

3 Ways Your Current Finance Strategy Is Failing Your Hospital

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Policies and Procedures That Will Put Your Hospital on Sound Financial Footing in 2016

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7 Ways Hospitals Can Create More Accurate, More Useful Finance Benchmarks

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3 Big Healthcare Changes of 2015

To say the healthcare industry experienced a dynamic 2015 is putting it mildly. Mergers and acquisitions abounded. Value-based ...  Read More

Acquisition or Collaboration: Which Is Better for a Provider?

Mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector were supposed to slow down this year after several years of significant M&A ...  Read More

Don't Neglect Your Current Healthcare Model While Waiting for Reform

Much has been written about how hospitals should be preparing to move to  Read More

The Long-Term Care Shortage Could See Hospitals Footing the Bill

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