Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:24 pm October 16, 2019
On average, physician-led ACOs produced almost 7 times the amount of Medicare savings per beneficiary than hospital-led ACOs.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:39 am October 15, 2019
The anticipated savings would increase in a scenario in which biosimilars made up a larger portion of the total market share.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:36 am October 14, 2019
Smoking cessation efforts could ultimately be a strong investment that allows the hospital to retain more reimbursement dollars.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:20 pm September 26, 2019
Making the process more palatable for consumers can help to avoid revenue leakage and lawsuits.
Majority of hospitals, physician practices screen patients for at least one SDOH, Dartmouth study finds
By Jeff Lagasse 02:44 pm September 19, 2019
The pressure on physicians and hospitals to address social determinants will likely increase, as they've been a focus of payers and providers.
Focus on operational efficiency and RTLS technology has given Wake Forest Baptist Health a financial leg up
By Jeff Lagasse 12:08 pm September 19, 2019
Real-time tracking technologies allow the organization to monitor everything from patients to medical equipment.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:04 pm September 10, 2019
Hospital closures represent a not-often reported social determinant of health, as they stress patient resources.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:06 pm September 09, 2019
Because access to health services can be an issue in rural locales, rural hospital closings had a profound impact.
How artificial intelligence can allow providers to get a better handle on social determinants of health data
By Jeff Lagasse 11:18 am September 05, 2019
AI and SDOH developed separately, but they're now converging as technology keeps up with the need to make actionable use of data.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:17 pm August 29, 2019
Physician compensation rebounded from a stagnant 2017, but the increase in productivity was negligible.