Jeff Lagasse

Jeff Lagasse is Associate Editor at Healthcare Finance.

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.
hospital tech investments this year
By Jeff Lagasse 02:28 pm June 20, 2018
Healthcare organizations are also planning to ramp up customer relationship tools as they continue on the path to self-disruption, according to new research from Ernst & Young.
Male nurses still making more than women, new survey shows
By Jeff Lagasse 12:44 pm June 18, 2018
The trend in nursing mirrors a larger trend occurring across the healthcare industry. with double-digit percentage differences between the salaries of men and women.
Telehealth use on rise for behavioral health

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By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm May 09, 2018
The lack of telemedicine's accessibility can negatively affect patient engagement and follow-through in care, according to new research.
AI reducing healthcare costs
By Jeff Lagasse 12:31 pm April 09, 2018
AI technology is already in use in certain aspects of healthcare, such as diagnostic imaging, but it’s being underutilized in several others.
Medical supply shortage
By Jeff Lagasse 04:11 pm March 28, 2018
The findings underscore financial challenges many health systems are experiencing as the operating room is one of the costliest units to run.
EHR usability
By Jeff Lagasse 03:04 pm March 27, 2018
New research found that software problems caused harm to a small percentage of patients in a test but the authors said the findings are likely below what a national study would uncover.

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