Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock is the Managing Editor at MobiHealthNews.

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.
Data-based healthcare startup by former Google Adrian Aoun

A screensnap from the Forward app. Credit: Forward

By Jonah Comstock 02:42 pm November 17, 2017
The membership-based startup, Forward, redesigned the primary care experience around data in San Francisco and is now opening a new office in Los Angeles.
healthcare apps

A sampling of health apps available to consumers. Credit: Google Play

By Jonah Comstock 10:28 am November 07, 2017
New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times.
Pfizer LivingWith

A screen snap of the LivingWith app.

By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm October 19, 2017
After the successful smoking cessation app, Quitter's Circle, Pfizer's new app hopes to help cancer patients.
By Jonah Comstock 02:03 pm September 27, 2017
Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb named nine groups from tech, device manufacturers for the program at the AdvaMed MedTech Conference on Tuesday.
legacy medical device security

From left: Mike Miliard, Christopher Thomas, Ryan Witt, Heather Roszkowski and James Bruce during a panel discussion at HIMSS Security Forum in Boston on Tuesday.

By Jonah Comstock 01:50 pm September 12, 2017
Older devices are often most at-risk because some were not originally designed to be connected devices.

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