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Daniel (Dan) Berger, MBA

Professional Services (Contract)

Specialties: Proposal Development, Enterprise Architecture, Healthcare Informatics, Public Sector Healthcare Reimbursement (Blended and Braided Funding), and HIPAA Privacy & Security policy development.

Home Base: Tempe, AZ

As a consultant and proposal developer, Daniel brings over 30 years of healthcare and biomedical informatics, health plan, public sector, healthcare reimbursement, and behavioral health program administration experience to Optimetra’s engagements. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.

During eight years at Optum, Daniel led the design, development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies in New Mexico, Utah, and Washington State, as well as enhancements to Optum technology nationwide. Daniel also led a cloud-based architecture team that won numerous innovation awards. Prior to joining Optum, Daniel served as Chief Information Officer for ABSolute Integrated Solutions, a healthcare software services company supporting customers in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and Virginia. Daniel has collaborated with proposal teams both in writing proposal content and providing technology leadership, which contributed to winning over $3 billion in public-sector contracts. He has also been a guest lecturer for Open Minds and the ASU Sedona Institute.

Throughout his career, Daniel has worked in the areas of inpatient hospital, freestanding ambulatory care (with the legendary Dr. Wally Reed), home health, DME, behavioral health, wellness, sports medicine, and managed care. His understanding of how information technology connects and intersects healthcare domains enables him to adeptly assist you in developing the most effective solutions and accurate and compelling proposal responses.

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Daniel (Dan) Berger, MBA
I have spent the better part of my career designing and implementing technology innovations to make the healthcare system work better, and believe that technology plays an important role in achieving positive health outcomes.