Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

consumerism in healthcare

Preston Gee is the Vice President of strategic marketing at Christus Health and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Jonah Comstock 09:14 am February 14, 2018
While consumerism and retail concepts like customer satisfaction are nothing new to other industries, healthcare has some catching up to do.
healthcare voice app
By Jonah Comstock 11:12 am February 09, 2018
The new tool allows the company to customize not just the content but the tone of patient-facing messaging.
HIMSS18 Connected Health Experience

Attendees from HIMSS17 in the Connected Health pavilion. This year non-sponsor expert presentations will include Blue Button API presentation from the HHS Innovation Center.

By Jonah Comstock 09:18 am February 06, 2018
A wide range of innovations from HHS’ BlueButton API to Zipnosis will be demonstrating cutting-edge products.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado telemedicine

Ari Melmed, MD, an ER doctor at Kaiser Permanente Colorado oversees the Chat with a Doctor program and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Jonah Comstock 01:45 pm February 01, 2018
KP Colorado has managed to resolve nearly two-thirds of patient issues via chat.
telehealth legislation
By Jonah Comstock 09:42 am January 29, 2018
With all the back and forth in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are not passing some important pieces of legislation concerning Medicare reimbursement for telehealth, Roy Schoenberg says.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.
medication adherence

Patients report their adherence by simply snapping a photo with their phone’s camera of the pills in-hand. Credit: Wellthapp

By Jonah Comstock 09:56 am January 23, 2018
Supported by a grant, the New York health system has seen success in the mobile app pilot with the startup Wellth.
care coordination

Hospital innovation leaders are gathering in Las Vegas in March for the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference.

By Jonah Comstock 09:33 am January 09, 2018
Experts at the Las Vegas event will share their advice for making digital health work through clinical communications, virtual visits as well as adoption successes and common challenges.

The Accelerator Class on Demo Day last week is the third hosted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

By Jonah Comstock 11:41 am December 19, 2017
With 10 pilots in development, products will get to market with real data and added value for hospitals and payers.
By Jonah Comstock 12:51 pm November 21, 2017
The University of California at Davis Health System has received a $2 million grant over five years to test a telemedicine program for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities.

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