Kat Jercich

Kat Jercich is the Senior Editor at Healthcare IT News. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Advocate, and others. Previously, she was Vice President and Managing Editor at Rewire.News.

By Kat Jercich 10:15 am May 29, 2020
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
By Kat Jercich 02:12 pm May 27, 2020
UPIC Health CEO Mary Tucker says she hopes to partner with community hospitals in the future.
By Kat Jercich 09:14 am May 27, 2020
Hospitals are having a hard time reporting data to public health agencies, according to a new JAMIA study, which finds patchwork data sharing, "often occurring via fax or phone."
By Kat Jercich 02:45 pm May 26, 2020
A drop in blood pressure can be hard to predict using standard clinical measurements such as heart rate or cardiac output – but experts say a new AI tool could give clinicians a valuable 15-minute lead time.
By Kat Jercich 02:49 pm May 22, 2020
Rapid opioid withdrawal can present severe symptoms in patients, but effective drawing down of dosage often presents a challenge for clinicians. 
By Kat Jercich 09:11 am May 22, 2020
Voice and health AI technology company Orbita developed software to help nurses respond more efficiently to patients who need assistance while in care.
By Kat Jercich 02:44 pm May 21, 2020
Despite budgetary strains from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report predicts regulatory requirements and medical-service spending growth will benefit electronic health record vendors in the years to come.
By Kat Jercich 10:27 am May 21, 2020
By using real-world patient information, the agency hopes to research population health trends and medication efficacy.
By Kat Jercich 12:25 pm May 20, 2020
Billed by the software giant as its first industry-specific cloud product, the newly-launched platform is also aimed at enhancing patient engagement, improving provider communication and boosting analytics.

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By Kat Jercich 09:24 am May 20, 2020
Researchers from New York-based Mount Sinai Health System have combined artificial intelligence, imaging and clinical data to rapidly detect COVID-19 in patients.

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