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 02:00 pm August 12, 2020
In an open letter to the Urban Institute, the organizations stressed the importance of asking end users about high-risk functionalities.
By Kat Jercich 03:56 pm August 11, 2020
Expert panelists from the federal government, the American Telemedicine Association and other stakeholder groups weighed in at the ONC Tech Forum on Tuesday about what's around the corner for virtual care.
By Kat Jercich 11:48 am August 11, 2020
Panelists at the ONC Tech Forum on Monday advised mapping the functions of health information exchanges to "confidentiality, integrity and availability."
By Kat Jercich 01:48 pm August 10, 2020
The report cited associated costs, technological hiccups, the need for more community partners and training deficits as hurdles.
By Kat Jercich 09:05 am August 06, 2020
A new study published in PLOS ONE shows that CDS systems can assist providers in making skin-related diagnoses without affecting consultation time.
By Kat Jercich 02:31 pm August 05, 2020
During a recent HIMSS20 Digital session, panelists pointed to the regulatory changes that have eased the way for the expansion of remote patient monitoring services.
By Kat Jercich 09:39 am August 05, 2020
Providers say there are a number of logistical, regulatory and educational hurdles that must be overcome for telehealth to reach its potential.
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm August 04, 2020
Convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, the task force said it would release a final recommendations report in September.
By Kat Jercich 03:05 pm August 03, 2020
The framework from Northwestern and UT Austin outlines the specific inpatient admission thresholds to help authorities determine when communities should enact short-term shelter-in-place orders.

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By Kat Jercich 01:39 pm August 03, 2020
Dr. Robert Redfield said during a House subcommittee hearing that he was only told about the decision once it had already been made by HHS.

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