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 12:41 pm July 07, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services also announced it would give $450 million to the biotech company Regeneron to manufacture and supply the company's antibody treatment.
By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm July 06, 2020
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT found that the majority of centers used a combination of electronic and paper methods to manage client health information in 2017.
By Kat Jercich 09:27 am July 06, 2020
It's more important than ever for providers to communicate with patients and their families, speaking honestly about what to expect from end-of-life care, say experts.
By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm July 02, 2020
"We are hearing from patients and providers who are concerned about when Medicare’s temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice," they said.
By Kat Jercich 09:38 am July 02, 2020
The two pilot projects involve using voice-recognition technology to remind patients to take medication and connecting individuals with others through an online community.
By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm July 01, 2020
The Medical University of South Carolina employed a four-pronged approach to scale up its virtual-care offerings and monitor COVID-19 patients.
By Kat Jercich 02:24 pm June 30, 2020
In a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance CTO Hemma Prafullchandra warned that bad actors have felt empowered to take advantage of coronavirus fears.
By Kat Jercich 10:06 am June 30, 2020
Medical associations, health systems, vendors and other stakeholders are asking Senate and House leaders to prioritize four areas when enshrining permanent changes to telemedicine regs.
By Kat Jercich 01:50 pm June 29, 2020
Data from 50,000 healthcare providers suggests that ambulatory practice visits have not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.
By Kat Jercich 11:28 am June 29, 2020
Providers without the resources of larger health systems can still make virtual care available to patients.
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