Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

Credit: Centers for Disease Control

By Jeff Lagasse 11:16 am January 31, 2018
Brenda Fitzgerald bought stock in Japan Tobacco in August 2017, one month into her tenure as the agency’s director.
EHRs and interoperability
By Jeff Lagasse 10:23 am January 29, 2018
ATM's interoperable functionality has been a benchmark for EHRs and now, they're making progress toward a similar interoperability says Cedars-Sinai chief clinical transformation officer Scott Weingarten.
advance care planning
By Jeff Lagasse 02:51 pm January 17, 2018
Making Choices Michigan offers free advance directive services that Great Lakes Health Connect enables clinicians to access, and Community Manager Carol Robinson said doing so helps the organizations pursue the Triple Aim.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital cuts readmission

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Credit: UCSF

By Jeff Lagasse 03:39 pm December 18, 2017
The San Francisco Health Network affiliates also achieved increases in patient and physician satisfaction rates.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Jeff Lagasse 11:46 am December 14, 2017
Company said it will use the investment to build out its technology platform for hospitals, life sciences organizations and payers can engage in patient-centric value-based care.
Keck Medicine tests Black Box to improve patient safety by monitoring surgeons
By Jeff Lagasse 03:22 pm December 13, 2017
USC researchers said the tool can be used to pinpoint movements during robotic surgery and determine which surgeons are novices or experts.
patient engagement
By Jeff Lagasse 02:35 pm December 07, 2017
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather than simply reading them.
workflow predictive analytics
By Jeff Lagasse 12:22 pm December 06, 2017
Two categories of companies are working to enable hospitals to digitize time-consuming manual processes to save time and money.
EHRs
By Jeff Lagasse 12:53 pm December 05, 2017
By making patients more aware of existing privacy policies and security measures, healthcare providers create an environment where patients are more likely to share.
Anesthesiologists and EHRs
By Jeff Lagasse 02:18 pm December 04, 2017
The software also helps such specialists operate more smoothly and meet government reporting requirements under MACRA and MIPS.

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