Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

Healthcare mobile apps use rises
By Jonah Comstock 01:13 pm March 09, 2018
Use of telemedicine has gone up as well, but not as dramatically, respondents say.
NASA's telemedicine docs keep ISS astronauts healthy
By Jonah Comstock 07:56 pm March 08, 2018
Shannan Moynihan, MD, deputy chief of space and occupational medicine, explains at HIMSS18 how telemedicine is used aboard the International Space Station.
MedCrypt wins Venture Connect prize
By Jonah Comstock 06:40 pm March 07, 2018
Judges impressed by the company’s security tech, which uses APIs to connect medical devices.
workplace wellness

On Monday, a panel at the Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Innovation Leaders Summit at HIMSS18 shared their ideas about how wearable technology is leading to record engagement and motivation for employee populations.

By Jonah Comstock 01:40 pm March 07, 2018
Leaders from UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit and Castlight agree that wearable technology is having a dramatic effect on employee motivation.
AMA president

AMA President James Madara, MD, was part of a panel of speakers at an after-hours dinner at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Jonah Comstock 02:00 pm March 06, 2018
AMA president, Mayo CIO says there’s still work to be done before can truly gain adoption.
Digital and Personal Connected Health

David Asch, MD, executive director at Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, speaking at the Digital and Personal Connected Health conference Monday at HIMSS18.

By Jonah Comstock 03:27 pm March 05, 2018
Speakers at the Digital and Personal Connected Health say a research-like approach is key in finding new ways to solve problems.
patient advocacy

Kristina Sheridan is a department head and researcher at the MITRE Corporation. She and her daughter Kate will talk about patient empowerment at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 12:31 pm February 23, 2018
Chronic disease patients can teach the healthcare system a lot about making the system work better.
By Jonah Comstock 09:34 am February 21, 2018
The company will also debut connected care and digital health tools to advance patient monitoring across the care continuum.
Lexmark mobile printing, secure prescription apps

At HIMSS18, Lexmark will be highlighting their tools around nursing stations, patient admitting and business operations.

By Jonah Comstock 09:03 am February 21, 2018
The company will also be showing technologies for patient admissions, nursing stations and business operations.
clinical documentation challenges

Andrea Hall is the director of clinical informatics at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 09:31 am February 14, 2018
Shawnee Mission Medical Center has different EHRs in separate care settings and that means informaticists have to accommodate varying workflows so they created a flexible system to manage it.

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