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A widely recognized course designer and instructor in the field of healthcare financial management, Steven Berger’s ACHE and HFMA seminars cover topics integral to healthcare management and are geared to CFOs and other financial executives, controllers, financial analysts, and managers, and to those who are new to the new to the healthcare finance field.

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Continuing professional and career development for the healthcare industry

HCI also offers a comprehensive curriculum of on-site CPA-CPE-accredited professional education courses for professionals of all levels of experience, as well as specialized courses specifically designed to improve general knowledge and foster team building at the executive and board levels of healthcare organizations. All courses are developed and presented by HCI President Steven Berger.

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Books and Articles

Discover healthcare management resources from a practitioner's point of view via articles and books written by Steven Berger, HCI president and noted industry thought leader.

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Success Stories

Financial executives at dozens of leading hospitals and healthcare organizations have experienced dramatic success with INSIGHTS.

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Steven Berger



Steven Berger, Healthcare Insights' Chairman, specializes in training and consulting and is a renowned healthcare financial management expert. His nearly 30 years experience leads Healthcare Insights' initiative to be the premier provider of decision support and management accountability software.


Berger has served as a hospital auditor and hospital/health system finance officer at institutions in New York, New Jersey, Missouri and Illinois. Prior to founding Healthcare Insights in 2000, he spent seven years as Vice President of Finance at 250-bed Highland Park Hospital in suburban Chicago, Illinois.


A widely recognized course designer and instructor, Berger conceived industry renowned two-day programs in "Fundamentals of Healthcare Financial Management," "Turning Data into Useful Information" and "Hospital Financial Management for the Non-Financial Manager and The Information Driven Hospital." He recently served a three-year term of membership on the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA's) National Board of Examiners. In addition, he has spoken before local, national and international audiences throughout North America, on a variety of healthcare finance related topics.


Berger is a Certified Public Accountant, in addition to his distinction as a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, where he recently served as President of the First Illinois Chapter. He is also a Diplomat of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


A successful author, Berger wrote "Fundamentals of Healthcare Financial Management," a 350-page, second edition financial textbook. In his book, Berger conveys the practitioners' point-of-view through many years of hands-on management experience. He also co-authored "Introduction to Hospital Accounting, 4th Edition," published by Kendall Hunt in the summer of 2002 and authored "Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements, 2nd Edition", published by Boardsource in 2003.