Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

Cloud security illustration.
By Jonah Comstock 12:29 pm October 26, 2018
But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to best protect data.
Apple Watch with ECG feature
By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm September 12, 2018
This is the first FDA clearance for Apple and pushes the Watch further into healthcare than ever before.
By Jonah Comstock 04:29 pm September 11, 2018
The agency has reinvented the process for clearing digital health products but reviews are mixed.
a screensnap of Do No Harm trailer about doctor burnout

The panel will include a discussion with ‘Do No Harm’ documentary filmmaker Robyn Simon. Credit: Do No Harm film screen snap

By Jonah Comstock 10:09 am August 24, 2018
Experts at the upcoming show will address factors that have a big impact on health and well-being but are often difficult to discuss.
By Jonah Comstock 09:10 pm August 20, 2018
The Facebook-affliated research group partners with universities to study machine learning and artificial intelligence, often in areas with no direct connection to social networking.
Best Buy acquires GreatCall for $800 million
By Jonah Comstock 10:53 am August 16, 2018
Retail giant says that buying the aging in place vendor is part of its strategy to offer seniors a wider range of technologies.
HIMSS Connected Health Conference to focus on the human element of digital tech

Scott Kirsner and Carla Kriwet speaking at the Connected Health Conference last year.

By Jonah Comstock 04:15 pm July 27, 2018
The three-day event, during October in Boston, will include cutting-edge technologies such as social robots, voice interfaces and digital therapeutics.
By Jonah Comstock 06:25 pm July 12, 2018
The rule would mean the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will pay doctors for telemedicine visits as well as evaluation of images and videos.
FDA's Pre-Certtification draft

Credit: FDA.gov

By Jonah Comstock 09:27 am June 25, 2018
The new guidance suggests that new KPI standards in 12 categories to allow companies to test regardless of whether they already have a device on the market.
Apple files patent blood pressure monitoring

A diagram of the pending patent. 

By Jonah Comstock 04:30 pm June 12, 2018
The patent description is a tweak on the standard-of-care inflatable blood pressure cuff, built into a wearable that might be smaller, connected and sport a touchscreen.

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