Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

mobile EHR for specialists
By Jonah Comstock 02:34 pm May 11, 2017
The mobile-based EHR for specialists has raised funding a number of times to total $318 million.
Doc Halo raises millions in funding
By Jonah Comstock 01:51 pm April 25, 2017
Doc Halo is one of a handful of companies that offers a web and mobile-based replacement for pagers and consoles to facilitate hospital communications.
Mobile EHR Drchrono
By Jonah Comstock 12:26 pm April 10, 2017
drchrono was one of the first companies to offer an EHR that ran on mobile devices natively.
Palmetto Health lays out telehealth challenges

The Palmetto Health Baptist Columbia hospital in South Carolina.

By Jonah Comstock 09:15 am April 04, 2017
Palmetto Health execs say internal challenges made their own rollout a difficult process.
GE Monica fetal monitor

Photo courtest of Monica Healthcare

By Jonah Comstock 12:40 pm March 20, 2017
GE will combine the Novii Wireless Patch System with its digital technologies to build out its offerings for care services and childbirth, an official says. 
ONC interoperability FHIR

National Coordinator Vindell Washington said ONC is working to establish a platform on top of which others can innovate.

By Jonah Comstock 03:07 pm December 14, 2016
National Coordinator Vindell Washington said unlocking health data is the mission and he showed off FHIR-based technologies doing exactly that. 
By Jonah Comstock 10:25 am November 01, 2016
Duke became one of the first hospitals to integrate with Apple HealthKit via Epic, and to use the platform to incorporate patient-generated health data into its EHR.
By Jonah Comstock 10:05 am September 14, 2016
At the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Chicago this week, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy, MD, made the case that health apps alone are not a strategy – and in fact can hinder positive patient experience if they're not deployed wisely.
Apple iPhone 7 headphone jack

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Credit: iphonedigital via Flickr.

By Jonah Comstock 12:16 pm September 09, 2016
A number of health devices connect through the headphone jack and some of those vendors are already working on new versions that will support Bluetooth for the new iPhone 7. 
Cleveland Clinic ICU population health
By Jonah Comstock 07:08 am July 27, 2016
The health system is using eHosptial and eCMU to create command centers where clinicians gather to keep an eye on the sickest patients and, in turn, more effectively handle rapid response calls. 

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