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.

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By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm April 19, 2021
The agency changed regulations concerning medical device data systems, medical image storage devices and medical image communications devices, among others.
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By Kat Jercich 12:17 pm April 19, 2021
The product, called Optum Virtual Care, is aimed at integrating in-person care, telehealth, home care and behavioral care, company leaders said on an earnings call this past week.
By Kat Jercich 01:02 pm April 15, 2021
Officials told members of Congress this week that the agency will not start go-live activities in Columbus before sharing the results of a review.
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By Kat Jercich 09:41 am April 15, 2021
Some companies are betting on telehealth's "gold rush," but virtual care may run into limiting factors. 
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By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm April 14, 2021
The operation appears to have often taken place without computer owners' knowledge.
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By Kat Jercich 09:14 am April 14, 2021
The software titan is recruiting users to weigh in on how they want to interact with their own medical data, a report says.
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By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm April 13, 2021
Officials at CDC and FDA said they wanted to prepare healthcare providers to recognize and treat patients appropriately – and to report adverse events they may be seeing.
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By Kat Jercich 02:08 pm April 13, 2021
The extensive list includes billions in funding for public health data modernization, broadband and 5G expansion, social determinants of health, cybersecurity and more.
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By Kat Jercich 03:36 pm April 12, 2021
While provider customers were largely satisfied with their vendors' response to COVID-19, the report finds some major players stand out and others fall short.
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By Kat Jercich 12:40 pm April 12, 2021
The second phase of the company's Diagnostic Development Initiative will expand to include early disease detection, disease trajectory prognosis and public health genomics.  

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