Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

Merger sign.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:51 pm December 04, 2018
The first installment of our two-part series looks at many of the things that can, and commonly do, go wrong.
blockchain jobs
By Jeff Lagasse 01:30 pm November 02, 2018
There are a lot more blockchain jobs today than there were at this time last year and plenty of those are coming to healthcare, according to Glassdoor.
Worker looking at an analytics dashboard.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:40 pm October 23, 2018
Password strength, multiple tabs and SOC audits are some of the means by which healthcare providers can protect sensitive patient data.
Change Healthcare booth at HIMSS18.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:20 pm October 15, 2018
CarePort customers can now receive automated medical reviews sent straight to their Care Management workflow, thereby reducing administrative burden.
nurse with telehealth patient at John Hopkins

Johns Hopkins' telemedicine program. Credit: YouTube

By Jeff Lagasse 09:08 am August 20, 2018
Among the lesser-known benefits of telehealth are its abilities to help hospitals strengthen a provider’s billing and payment collections.
By Jeff Lagasse 04:59 pm July 27, 2018
When healthcare innovations aren't reimbursed, hospitals are forced to make tough choices about equipment.
doctor dictates for medical transcription automation tools
By Jeff Lagasse 09:16 am July 17, 2018
New research determines that the time has come to finally replace those old analog devices.
Healthcare venture capital soaring toward $15 billion in 2018
By Jeff Lagasse 03:36 pm July 12, 2018
The sector just finished the highest first half of any year since 1995.
Black Book report hospitals must prioritize patient experience in 2018
By Jeff Lagasse 09:28 am July 11, 2018
With 92 percent of healthcare consumers saying improved patient experience should be a top strategic priority for hospitals, a new crop of innovators is arising to help meet that demand.
EHR systems contribute to doctor burnout
By Jeff Lagasse 11:48 am July 02, 2018
The evolution of the patchwork EHR landscape has been complex, and one expert traces the problem back to meaningful use.

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