With more than 25 years of healthcare finance and software experience, Daniel Seargeant leads the functional design, software requirements, and enablement of the decision support and cost accounting solutions. Working with Kaufman Hall leaders and clients, he establishes release priorities and advises on planning, implementing, and leveraging decision support systems to improve performance across the care continuum.
 
Prior to Kaufman Hall, Dan served as Chief Financial Officer for a large non-profit outpatient community health organization, and a for-profit statewide managed care organization. His experience with decision support systems, cost accounting systems, and related consulting includes working as Director of Product Planning at Avega Health System, Inc., and as a Senior Consulting Manager with Health Care Microsystems, Inc.

Dan holds a Dr.P.H. and an M.B.A., with an emphasis in Finance and Information Technology, both from the University of California, Los Angeles.

All Specialties:

Cost Accounting & Decision Support
Contract Management
Reporting & Analytics

Insights from Dan Seargeant

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2018 State of Cost Transformation: Time for Big Steps

The pursuit of lower costs is not a new priority for most hospitals and health systems. But has the talk translated into action? What goals have organizations set to transform costs, what progress are they making, and what impediments must be addressed?
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Using Reliable Cost Data to Guide Strategic Decision Making

Health system executives need a rich set of accurate data that gives them insight into their current utilization, revenues and costs and allows them to make informed decisions. The information must extend beyond traditional financial reporting to include views into service line performance...
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Managing the Cost of Quality

Learn four key steps healthcare leaders can take to successfully integrate quality measures with cost accounting data to improve patient care outcomes and financial performance.
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