About Us

David M. Bergman is a seasoned healthcare professional with more than 15 years of experience in for-profit, government, non-profit, and academic healthcare settings. Mr. Bergman is the founder of Healthcare Intelligence Partners, a health IT strategy consulting practice specializing in integration efforts for populations with complex care needs. Healthcare Intelligence Partners enables healthcare providers, payers, and health IT vendors to design and execute interventions that reduce costs and improve patient outcomes, while enabling regulatory compliance and data interoperability. 

Most recently, Mr. Bergman was the Project Officer with the Office of National Coordinator (ONC) working with seven REC programs in Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas with combined federal support of more than $55 million. David has served in a range of private and non-profit sector roles with the disease management company, Health Dialog, with the National Academy for State Health Policy, and with the Coalition for Behavioral Health Agencies (NYC). 

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Examples of recent engagements include: 
  • Strategic and programmatic support for the ONC-Funded Jericho Solutions development of a Privacy on FHIR demonstration project for the Interoperability Showcase at HIMSS ’15. FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is an emerging HL7 standard that facilitates the sharing of clinical information in a more streamlined fashion, and is poised to be a major contributor to enabling behavioral health agencies participation in HIEs. 
  • Support the Texas Council of Community Centers and their members in adapting to and collaborating with care partners through the effective use of Health Information Technology. Three main foci include: content standards specific to behavioral health, consent management consistent with obligations under §42 CFR pt. 2 and HIPAA, and the development and deployment of quality measures. 
  • Strategic Advisor for Coordinated Behavioral Care, Inc., a Health Home in New York City. Efforts have included project management and oversight of connectivity set-up with a Health Information Exchange, oversight of an RFP process to select and implement a care coordination platform, including management of the data migration process. 
  • Supported efforts of the New York State Department of Health-funded, New York eHealth Collaborative-administered effort on the need for health analytic services throughout the state, particularly in support of Disability System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP). 
  • Develop a quality dashboard for Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) Programs in New York, including training programs on how to collect data, place into a dashboard, and use in the context of improving program performance. 
  • Design and prepare a proposal on behalf of the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) in response to ONC’s Exemplar HIE Governance Program (2013). NYeC was one of only two awarded programs nationwide and received $200,000. 
  • Project Director, Behavioral Health Integration Project: Develop, facilitate, and run a learning collaborative for five PCMH Level 3-certified Federally Qualified Health Centers in NYC to integrate Behavioral Health and Primary Care. Develop and edit a toolkit to support integration efforts for PCMH agencies. 
  • Strategic Advisor for West Texas Regional Extension Center: Improved all manner of operations, including marketing and outreach, service delivery, organizational structure, partnerships, sustainability planning and alignment with current operations, etc. Collaborate on completion of ONC-required documents for regular report submission. Efforts led directly to successful completion of the Spring 2012 Biennial Evaluation. 

Mr. Bergman has published a number of articles and papers on various healthcare topics, including a chapter in the recently published textbook “Nursing Informatics for the Advanced Practice Nurse: Patient Safety, Quality, Outcomes, and Interprofessionalism,” and a HIMSS-published brief “ACO Case Studies: A Look at How IT Enables, Reporting, Quality, and Transformation”. He presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council for Behavioral Health in 2013 and 2014, and was the keynote speaker at a Mobile Health Investor Breakfast of the Israel Economic Mission to the US and at the Crossroads Symposium of the AHEC of the Plains in Lubbock, Texas. 

Mr. Bergman is the Board Secretary of the Case Health Institute, and integrative health clinic in Gaithersburg, MD, and serves on the board of the Texas eHealth Alliance. 

Mr. Bergman received his AB from the University of Chicago, and his MPA from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University where he was a Public Service Scholar. He lives in New York, NY with his wife and two children.