Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

Raymond Magner of Grove Medical Associates in Massachusetts speaks about improving patient engagement through patient portals and new technologies Wednesday at the HIMSS 16 conference in Las Vegas.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:13 pm March 02, 2016
David Weinstock, MD, and Raymond Magner of Grove Medical Associates say EHR implementation is just the first step.
By Jeff Lagasse 08:35 pm March 01, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Rueben Devlin, CEO of Humber River Hospital in Toronto, sees full digitization as the future of physician efficiency and patient experience. 
By Jeff Lagasse 04:43 pm March 01, 2016
Thomas Carton, director of health services research at REACHnet, also says tablets are changing the way data is managed.
By Jeff Lagasse 08:29 pm February 29, 2016
Steve Steffensen tells Innovation Symposium crowd at HIMSS16 that data can improve results and create better relationships with the community.
By Jeff Lagasse 08:24 pm February 29, 2016
The former national coordinator said at HIMSS16 that simple alerts can work. And an accountable care organization example proves that.
Aledade CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, said that providing actionable implements in existing technologies is the best way to increase physician engagement and innovation.
By Jeff Lagasse 07:01 pm February 29, 2016
The former national coordinator said at HIMSS16 that simple alerts can work. And an accountable care organization example proves that.
True innovation often comes from a “single personality,” an outlier who sees ways to better connect with members of the community to better facilitate their health, Steve Steffensen, MD, a neurologist at Walter Reid Medical Center in Maryland, said at the HIMSS16 Innovation Symposium conference Monday.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:08 pm February 29, 2016
Steve Steffensen tells Innovation Symposium crowd at HIMSS16 that data can improve results and create better relationships with the community.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:26 am February 11, 2016
McKesson Health Solutions and Health QX on Wednesday announced an alliance designed to help insurers quickly design and scale complex bundled payment models. The agreement also aims to ensure those programs provide timely and accurate payment to providers.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:36 am February 01, 2016
New rules are anticipated to allow organizations -- those approved as qualified entities -- to confidentially share or sell analyses of the data.
Doctor using laptop
By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 am December 01, 2015
In a deal that will have implications for rural and community hospitals as well as the post-acute care market, Computer Programs and Systems announced Nov. 25 that it would acquire rival Healthland Holding and its affiliates for $250 million.

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