Modern Healthcare Staff
Technology and Innovation
Jessica Kim Cohen has covered technology and transformation for Modern Healthcare since February 2019. She's been published in Chicago Reader, Chicago Health Magazine, Baltimore City Paper and Baltimore magazine, among other regional news outlets. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with honors in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology.
Many patients have said they're more willing to use telehealth if it's with their own doctor, rather than an unknown provider. Telehealth companies could capitalize on that demand as they continue to expand their business beyond one-off urgent care visits.
While previous regulations told providers to meet specific requirements in the hope it would lead to interoperability, new information-blocking mandates from ONC try to define the "spirit of what we want to accomplish," Micky Tripathi said at 2021's Health Datapalooza.
Healthcare and vendor executives are weighing whether to attend this year's HIMSS trade show as COVID-19 threatens its viability for a second year. Some companies, like Cerner Corp., have already said they won't exhibit at the Las Vegas event.