Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

By Jeff Lagasse 08:04 am January 17, 2017
The provider hit a wall with outsourcing vendors and wasn’t getting the reports it needed. Now that it has the data in a timely manner, senior vice president Jim Gera said one cause of readmissions has almost been entirely eliminated. 
21st Century Cures Act
By Jeff Lagasse 07:42 am December 01, 2016
The bill allocates billions in new funding for Precision Medicine, Cancer moonshot and BRAIN initiatives and includes provisions to bring new medicines to market is also expected to pass the Senate next week. 

Arizona State University

By Jeff Lagasse 03:47 pm October 24, 2016
As part of the formal alliance announced Friday, ASU will build a 150,000-square-foot facility to house Mayo's new medical school and innovation center.
Children's clinic ransomware
By Jeff Lagasse 06:53 am October 20, 2016
Hackers attacked the computers systems of Rainbow Children’s Clinic and deleted some patient records housing sensitive data. 
MACRA virtual groups AHA
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. 
WHO excise population health jobs

Source: Marlith via Wikipedia. 

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. 
CityMD par8o referral management
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. 
AMA doctors digital tools
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. 
shaping future healthcare PwC
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. 
Ascension Health rebrands
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. 

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