Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

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.

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.

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