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Jeff Gasser

As President of Deerwalk, Jeff leads the business development, health care consulting, and strategy for Deerwalk. Prior to Deerwalk, Jeff was the President of Gasser Consulting, Inc, which provided consulting services to physician practices and entrepreneurial stage health care enterprises. In addition, he was a co-founder of D2Hawkeye, Inc., where he was the Chief Development Officer. Prior to that, he was the co-founder of three companies, and has over 30 years of diversified experience in the health care industry. He graduated from the University of Tampa and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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Healthcare Reform - Age Tax on Healthcare Premiums?

Posted by Jeff Gasser on March 09, 2017

I was listening to the news on the radio and heard a commercial from the AARP about proposed repeal and replace changes in the American Health Care Act that will allow health insurers to charge[...]

Funding Healthcare Reform.....There Is No Tooth Fairy

Posted by Jeff Gasser on January 19, 2017

I can still remember being little, losing a tooth and being amazed that a quarter (showing my age) found its' way under my pillow by the time I woke up. Of course, it is only something we believe[...]

Solving the Math Problem of Pre-Existing Conditions and the ACA

Posted by Jeff Gasser on January 10, 2017

What is the price of offering insurance to folks with pre-existing conditions on the health exchanges and how do we solve the problem without putting in the mandatory insurance requirements under[...]

Medicare Reference Pricing - A Prescription to Fix the ACA

Posted by Jeff Gasser on November 01, 2016

Due to our presence in the Population Health Analytics space, I often get asked about what we should do about the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") and the declining choices at greatly escalating rates.[...]

What is a Population Health Analytics Rules Engine and Why Should I Care?

Posted by Jeff Gasser on July 26, 2016

It seems like the more I look at websites in the healthcare IT space, the more confused I get. I don't know how many times I have read a website and come away thinking "Okay. Sounds impressive,[...]

Top 5 Surgery Drivers and Healthcare Analytics

Posted by Jeff Gasser on June 09, 2016

One of the fun things about being in the healthcare analytics business is getting the chance to look at de-identified data from all over the country to see some of the things that tend to drive[...]

Beware of "Shiny Objects" in Healthcare Analytics

Posted by Jeff Gasser on May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

3:24 PM

The population health management world is filled with wonderful dashboards and data visualization tools - aka "shiny objects".   Many of these tools are becoming[...]

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