Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

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. 
By Jonah Comstock 05:01 pm July 13, 2016
Executives from AirStrip and Humetrix alongside medical school and law professors testified that oversimplified regulations can incorrectly classify valuable health data and, in so doing, harm patients. 
IBM Watson X Prize
By Jonah Comstock 03:06 pm June 24, 2016
X Prize CEO Marcus Shingles said the idea is to use AI to solve the world’s hardest challenges, including those in healthcare.  
VA VistA EHR mHealth
By Jonah Comstock 09:22 am June 23, 2016
Inspector General found that Veterans Affairs used money allocated for medical services to build a suite of mHealth apps and enhance its electronic health record, in a preliminary and thus far unpublished report.
By Jonah Comstock 11:44 am May 10, 2016
NantHealth, the personalized medicine company founded by Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, has registered for a $92 million initial public offering. That number may seem low for a company used to securing nine-figure investments, but it is likely just a placeholder.

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