Katie Adams

Katie Adams is a senior reporter for MedCity News covering providers and healthcare technology. Previously, she worked as a healthcare technology editor at Becker’s Hospital Review. Her journalism degree is from DePaul University in Chicago, where she is still based.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-adams-450775141/

Posts by Katie Adams


New Startup Launches to Reduce Medical Practices’ HR Burden

Stitch PEO — a startup built at Redesign Health — officially launched and announced that it has raised $8.75 million in seed funding. The company is a professional employer organization for independent medical practices, designed to improve recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and other human resources processes.

Startups Devices & Diagnostics,

INVEST Pitch Perfect Spotlight: CoraVie Medical’s Mission to Transform the Way We Monitor Blood Pressure

CoraVie Medical, a startup developing an implantable continuous blood pressure monitor, recently won the medical devices track of MedCity News’ INVEST Pitch Perfect contest. The pre-revenue company’s remote management solution monitors for the early detection of dangerous blood pressure levels to prevent crises that could lead to heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death.

Health IT, Hospitals, Health Tech, Providers

Why the Cyberattack on Ascension Scared 5 Hospital Execs & How They’re Responding

As majorly disruptive cyberattacks continue to make headlines in the healthcare world, hospitals are prioritizing cybersecurity more than ever before. This piece explores reactions from five different health system executives about the recent attack on Ascension — as well as what they’re doing to prevent a similar fate at their own organization and how they want things to change going forward.