This Webinar will identify and benchmark key performance indicators to help analyze and measure costs while still maintaining quality care. Faculty will identify and benchmark those indicators which both the clinical and financial teams can monitor and analyze. In addition, this Webinar will provide strategies for effecting change within your organization to drive quality improvement.

Learning Outcomes

      • Determine and benchmark key indicators which will allow cost control while still providing quality care
      • Describe how to present and monitor key data points for all levels of management
      • Identify strategies to build “buy in” from both clinical and financial staff


David J. Berman, CPA, CGMA, CVA

A Principal with Simione Healthcare Consultants since 2006 who joined the company in 1998, David has extensive experience in leading financial improvement initiatives and mergers and acquisitions in the home health and hospice industry. David earned a B.S. in accounting from the University of Connecticut, and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Global Management Accountant, and Certified Valuation Analyst. in 2015, he was named to the distinguished panel of 40 Under Forty by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and Consulting Training Institute, recognizing his expertise, commitment to excellence, and spirit of pioneering in the fields of health care finance and mergers and acquisitions.

CE/CME Information

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.

Physician: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than nurse and physician, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the Webinar was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, finance professionals, physician assistants, social workers, spiritual care givers, etc.