Best Practices in Analyzing and Reporting Financial Outcomes in the Hospital Industry

Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Steven Berger
Webinar Id: 800019


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This 90 minute webinar has been designed to dispel the myth that information is not available in the healthcare industry to good and rational financial decisions.

This course analyzes the background of the problem and seeks meaningful solution through the use of tried and true management principles and new fundamentally sound analytical techniques. There is a strong exposure to general management theory and practice in the course.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Analyzing why there is a unmet need for useful clinical and financial information in healthcare
  • Reviewing the types of information that are generally available to healthcare administrators and staff
  • Determining the value of financial benchmarking in the development of goals and budgets.
Who Will Benefit:
  • Hospital Chief Executive Officers
  • Hospital Chief Operating Officers
  • Hospital Chief Financial Officers
  • Hospital Chief Nursing Officers
  • Hospital Chief Information Officers
  • Directors of Accounting / Controllers
  • Finance Managers
  • Finance Analysts/ Data Analysts

Speaker Profile
Steven Berger is President of Healthcare Insights, LLC, which specializes in the teaching and consulting of healthcare financial management issues. In addition, Healthcare Insights has developed INSIGHTS, a management accountability and decision support software solution for the healthcare industry. Prior to his role at Healthcare Insights, Mr. Berger was Vice President, Finance for seven years at 250- bed Highland Park Hospital in suburban Chicago, Illinois. Before Highland Park Hospital and since 1978, he has been a hospital or health system finance officer in New York, New Jersey and Missouri.

Mr. Berger has 36 years of healthcare financial management experience. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in History and a Master of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is a CPA, a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA) where he has served as President of the First Illinois Chapter.

Mr. Berger also served a three-year term on the HFMA's National Board of Examiners and was recently the Regional Executive of Region 7 of the HFMA. He is also a Diplomate of the American College of Healthcare Executives (CHE).

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