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 10:49 am April 02, 2021
The state enacted a law in January requiring physicians – rather than healthcare clinic staff – to be present when a patient takes abortion-inducing medication.
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By Kat Jercich 01:08 pm April 01, 2021
Experts caution that the speed and scope of mobile COVID-19 vaccination efforts in ad hoc settings could present cybercriminals with new opportunities for data theft.
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By Kat Jercich 09:07 am April 01, 2021
The technology could be useful in the near future when presenting proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.
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By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm March 31, 2021
The international platform is aimed at advancing and accelerating the transformation of healthcare supply chains through knowledge dissemination. 

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By Kat Jercich 11:40 am March 31, 2021
Still, nearly nine in 10 respondents to a global survey said they expect their companies to grow in 2021.
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By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm March 30, 2021
The pandemic has made it clear that public health data must be accessible and supported across systems. But the question remains: How?
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By Kat Jercich 11:57 am March 30, 2021
Built on Salesforce's Vaccine Cloud, the Vaccine Edge tool is aimed at improving the vaccination signup process when high demand tests website capacity.
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By Kat Jercich 01:59 pm March 29, 2021
National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi said in a keynote for the agency's annual meeting that COVID-19 continues to be the main focus for the near future.
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By Kat Jercich 11:34 am March 29, 2021
The World Health Organization on Friday issued a warning about counterfeit and stolen COVID-19 vaccines being sold on the dark web.  
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By Kat Jercich 04:18 pm March 26, 2021
In a recent "un-meeting," a wide variety of stakeholders collaborated to discuss potential strategies for centering the virtual care needs of vulnerable communities.

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