Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

AI reducing healthcare costs
By Jeff Lagasse 12:31 pm April 09, 2018
AI technology is already in use in certain aspects of healthcare, such as diagnostic imaging, but it’s being underutilized in several others.
Medical supply shortage
By Jeff Lagasse 04:11 pm March 28, 2018
The findings underscore financial challenges many health systems are experiencing as the operating room is one of the costliest units to run.
EHR usability
By Jeff Lagasse 03:04 pm March 27, 2018
New research found that software problems caused harm to a small percentage of patients in a test but the authors said the findings are likely below what a national study would uncover.
predictive analytics

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Nathan Hicks

By Jeff Lagasse 10:35 am March 23, 2018
The hospital was able to better grasp what it was already doing well, and what it was not, in terms of clinical documentation thanks to homegrown software.
Cybersecurity strategy critical to protecting revenue
By Jeff Lagasse 10:19 am March 16, 2018
In the age of consumerism, how you react to a breach, relay information to patients, and interact with people can mean the difference between customer retention or an expensive mass exodus.
Cognizant buys RCM vendor Bolder Healthcare Solutions

Cognizant’s Trish Birch speaking at HIMSS18 about redesigning patient care to address the shift towards value-based care. Credit: Cognizant on Twitter

By Jeff Lagasse 12:46 pm March 12, 2018
Cognizant says it hopes to expand its range of digital solutions across the value chain, and address the large provider segment of the healthcare market.
HP healthcare computer
By Jeff Lagasse 10:28 am March 05, 2018
HP has lifted the curtain on a spate of new healthcare devices, each specifically designed to address the next generation of patient care, The new portfolio was revealed at the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas on Monday.
Nursing Informatics Symposium
By Jeff Lagasse 09:13 am February 12, 2018
Speakers at the daylong preconference event will address the roles nurses play in public health, and documentation challenges.

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Credit: Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 01:12 pm February 05, 2018
Chris Mitchell, a business intelligence developer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, will explore the topic in-depth during the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas in March.
ZirMed, Navicure Waystar
By Jeff Lagasse 09:34 am February 01, 2018
Waystar, which will initially operate under both the Navicure and ZirMed brands, will be highlighting its integrated RCM solutions.

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