Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

By Jeff Lagasse 10:18 am September 15, 2020
A predictive analytics model predicated on phone reminders cut missed appointments significantly, data showed.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:34 am September 10, 2020
The exposed information included patients' full name, date of birth, contact information, and admission and discharge dates.
By Jeff Lagasse 09:05 am September 03, 2020
Total Medicare spending on acute care inpatient hospital services will increase by about $3.5 billion in FY 2021.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:07 pm August 31, 2020
Failing to initially show a positive test result for a coronavirus patient could lead to appeals and administrative headaches.
Black doctor wearing a mask treating patient
By Jeff Lagasse 02:31 pm August 26, 2020
Women account for most entry-level positions, but the percentage drops the higher the position.
Telehealth consultation on a tablet
By Jeff Lagasse 10:04 am August 20, 2020
It's becoming much more popular among the age group, but many still don't see it as a substitute for in-person care.
By Jeff Lagasse 09:21 am July 28, 2020
Chatbots can either enhance the value of patient communications or cause confusion or even harm.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:23 pm July 14, 2020
People find multiple aspects of the healthcare system difficult to navigate, which suggests providers and plans should streamline.
Hospital viewed from a hillside.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:54 pm July 09, 2020
From consolidation to divestiture of assets, standalone hospitals will need a strategic plan to emerge from the pandemic intact.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:02 pm July 02, 2020
Despite the benefits, barriers remain in place, preventing the widespread, long-term use of the service.

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