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.

A person with a stethoscope around their neck clicks a computer mouse
By Kat Jercich 11:03 am October 28, 2020
Nonprofit leaders hope that researchers will be able to use the platform to share and access currently siloed patient information.
Two abstract blue faces filled with code, meant to represent artificial intelligence, facing each other
By Kat Jercich 01:51 pm October 27, 2020
A KLAS report finds that most health systems rely on a mishmash of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to meet their needs.
A telehealth professional on laptop screen with user
By Kat Jercich 10:58 am October 27, 2020
Healthcare lawyer Andrew Selesnick said one key will be to establish a stable, user-friendly platform that can make documentation seamless.
Doctor On Demand physician smiling at laptop
By Kat Jercich 03:28 pm October 26, 2020
CareLinx clients can turn to Doctor On Demand clinicians for acute issues such as infections or chronic care management.  
Doctor resting EHR-enabled tablet on knee
By Kat Jercich 11:44 am October 26, 2020
Seamless shared health information can support patient transitions, from hospital discharge to outpatient follow-up care, signaling yet another potential advantage of telemedicine.
artificial intelligence graphic
By Kat Jercich 04:56 pm October 22, 2020
At a meeting of the agency's Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, officials stressed the necessity of ensuring there's diversity in the data used to train algorithms.
Amazon Alexa speaker
By Kat Jercich 02:12 pm October 22, 2020
The Delaware health system says patients can ask their Amazon Alexa smart speaker questions about prescribed medications, exercises and more.
Woman coughing and using telehealth
By Kat Jercich 02:30 pm October 21, 2020
The numbers represent a 2,632% increase compared to the same time period last year.
Person in front of laptop
By Kat Jercich 12:20 pm October 21, 2020
Mental telehealth visits for men are up 79% since January, the telemedicine provider reports, with rates for women not far behind.
Columns of dates and notations on a computer screen
By Kat Jercich 04:26 pm October 20, 2020
When it comes to keeping data safe, experts say artificial intelligence can be a "double-edged sword."

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