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

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Healthcare Insights, LLC


David Beto

Chief Growth and Business Development Officer
Healthcare Insights, LLC


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Hospitals That Invest in Developing Cultural Competencies May Have the Best Financial Sense

Hospital finance directors have just as critical a role ...  Read More

What Can Providers Do for Their Most Vulnerable, Expensive Patients?

We know that many of our elderly patients are vulnerable. Some are socially isolated. Some are unable to take care of themselves. At least ...  Read More

With Critical Data on the Line, Hospitals Must Step up Their EMR Game

Are electronic medical records (EMRs) killing the practice of medicine? Ask a health IT professional, a Medicare administrator, or certain ...  Read More

Put Your Hospital's Data to Work in 2016

What is your data doing for you? Many hospitals are collecting data and taking their first steps toward ...  Read More

Do Providers Need to Step Up to Explain Insurance to Their Patients?

To what degree is it incumbent upon providers to make sure their patients understand health insurance? If you'd asked that ...  Read More

Is There an Endgame for Interoperability in Hospital Networks?

Treating patients with the highest degree of accuracy possible is a goal shared by both hospital administrators and ...  Read More

Putting a Human Face Back on Hospital Data

You've heard the old saying, "you have to spend money to make money." But what if there was a situation in which you had ...  Read More

Should Price Transparency Initiatives Be a Goal of Hospital Analytics?

Price transparency is a hot topic in healthcare right now, especially as we move toward a consumer-driven ...  Read More

Demographic Data Can Help Hospitals Plan for the Future of Healthcare

The population of the United States is rapidly graying; more Baby ...  Read More

Your Hospital Can Help Put an End to Healthcare Fraud

In July, a former hematologist-oncologist, Farid Fata, was sentenced to 45 years in prison for prescribing unnecessary ...  Read More

How Deeper Patient Insights Improve Financial Decision-Making

To sell goods and services to customers in any industry, one must advertise effectively. And to advertise effectively, one ...  Read More

Healthier Hospitals Make for Healthier Patients

We're continually bombarded with news that the cost of healthcare ...  Read More

Creating a More Cooperative Future for Clinical and Business Analytics

We've written before about the significant inertia the US healthcare industry has exhibited as it has begun to embrace Big ...  Read More

Can Finance Departments Become Too Involved in Hospital Strategy?

As the healthcare industry undergoes its metamorphosis, hospital leaders are finding that their roles are transforming as ...  Read More

Hospital Finance Experts Say HHS May Have Inflated Pioneer Savings

When the Pioneer ACO Model first launched, both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of ...  Read More