Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

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.
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.

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