Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

By Jeff Lagasse 10:19 am January 08, 2020
What's more, 30-day mortality and readmission rates stayed largely the same at acquired facilities.
Merger sign
By Jeff Lagasse 10:50 am January 02, 2020
What's more, 30-day mortality and readmission rates stayed largely the same at acquired facilities.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:23 am December 31, 2019
Former President Barack Obama’s signature health legislation was passed into law on Dec. 24, 2009, marking a fundamental shift in American healthcare.
By Jeff Lagasse 12:49 pm December 12, 2019
The bedside teams at RSFH's three hospitals will be supported on a 24/7 basis by Advanced ICU Care's team of intensivists and nurses.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm December 10, 2019
While the shift is necessary, the transition period will likely see hackers targeting newly vulnerable information, said Halamka.
Healthcare Security Forum
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:54 pm November 04, 2019
Providers continue to be the most targeted organizations for industry cybersecurity breaches, with nearly 4 out of 5 breaches.
Cartoon hand erasing a dollar bill.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:35 am October 29, 2019
Wasteful spending is an increasingly thorny problem in healthcare, especially with the industry comprising an ever-larger portion of GDP.
CT scan
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am October 29, 2019
Discussing benefits and risks of low-value diagnostic testing via head CT scan with patients can reduce the prevalence of such testing.
Graph on computer screen.
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am October 21, 2019
Despite this cost increase, 95% of employers are very confident their organization will continue to sponsor healthcare benefits to active employees.

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