Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.
MACRA gives rise to need for virtual groups that enable small practices to pool resources, AHA and AAFP say
By Jeff Lagasse 09:51 am October 19, 2016
Physician practice trade groups contend that the newly-minted final MACRA rule will make it harder for them than their larger provider counterparts.
By Jeff Lagasse 09:41 am October 13, 2016
The World Health Organization highlighted the upsides of taxing sugary drinks or unhealthy foods and, while healthier populations are an important part, the benefits also include increased government revenue and new jobs.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:23 pm September 27, 2016
The urgent care center said it will combine the par8o technology with its care coordination services to better match patients with specialists.
By Jeff Lagasse 12:26 pm September 26, 2016
The survey of 1,300 physicians found that 85 percent believe digital health tools hold at least some capacity to improve care while other appealing aspects include medication adherence and reducing burnout among doctors.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:48 pm September 22, 2016
PwC ranked healthcare’s most pressing trends, some of which will grow the system, while others are more likely to limit growth.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:49 pm September 21, 2016
The health system said that by reorganizing into two units it intends to enhance collaboration and better support physicians and caregivers.
By Jeff Lagasse 06:48 am September 20, 2016
The new building will house an emergency department, trauma center, modern operating rooms, private patients rooms, all designed to improve care delivery, officials said.
By Jeff Lagasse 09:44 am September 07, 2016
Fair Health Cost Lookup CT enables users to estimate costs for medical and dental procedures based on geographical region and it provides resources that explain the fundamentals of health coverage.
Emory Healthcare and Stratus sign pact to develop IT infrastructure connecting EHRs for care coordination
By Jeff Lagasse 01:43 pm August 31, 2016
The providers revealed plans to create a clinically integrated network and shared services, as well as streamlining access to care services for patients of both organizations.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:36 pm August 30, 2016
The new option is "an extraordinary commercial response" following rising backlash from the public and lawmakers, according to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch.