HIMSS16

By Jonah Comstock March 1, 2016
The world of pilots is changing, according to a panel of health tech investors speaking at the Venture+ Forum at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas moderated by Norwest Ventures General Partner Casper de Clercq. De Clercq moderated a panel of investors that included Lynne Chou O’Keefe, a partner at KPCB, Dr. Lucian Iancovici, senior investment manager at Qualcomm Ventures, and Dave Schulte, managing director...
By Jonah Comstock February 29, 2016
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced today at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas a new joint commitment from a number of healthcare providers and health IT companies to make patients’ data more accessible, which includes a move to implement new interoperability standards. The list of groups committed to the cause includes companies that provide 90 percent of the EHRs in the United...
By Jonah Comstock February 29, 2016
Health tech investors are looking for entrepreneurs that really understand the healthcare space and are solving the real problems doctors are facing. That may sound like an obvious statement, but according to Dr. Ricky Bloomfield, director of mobile technology strategy at Duke University and Claire Celeste Carnes, partner at Providence Ventures, plenty of entrepreneurs fail that test. Bloomfield...
By Brian Dolan February 26, 2016
  As part of our coverage of the big HIMSS16 event in Las Vegas later this month, MobiHealthNews caught up with half a dozen Boston-area digital health types to discuss a handful of topics we thought might bubble up at the big show -- or at least topics we think should. In the video above MobiHealthNews discusses the group's thoughts on what's next for digital health in 2016 as well as where...
By Jonah Comstock February 26, 2016
We're back with another episode of The MobiHealthNews Podcast to get you ready for HIMSS 2016. In this one we tackle the topic of patient generated health data: why now is the time, what obstacles need to be overcome, and what the future of patient generated health data might look like. For this episode, we spoke with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Chief Information Officer Dr. John Halamka...
By Brian Dolan February 23, 2016
  As part of our coverage of the big HIMSS16 event in Las Vegas later this month, MobiHealthNews caught up with half a dozen Boston-area digital health types to discuss a handful of topics we thought might bubble up at the big show -- or at least topics we think should. In the video above MobiHealthNews discusses patient access to their own health records with BIDMC's Brad Crotty MD, Twine...
By Brian Dolan February 19, 2016
  As part of our coverage of the big HIMSS16 event in Las Vegas later this month, MobiHealthNews caught up with half a dozen Boston-area digital health types to discuss a handful of topics we thought might bubble up at the big show -- or at least topics we think should. In the video above MobiHealthNews discuss the current state of telehealth with American Well's Roy Schoenberg MD, Twine...
By Brian Dolan February 19, 2016
  As part of our coverage of the big HIMSS16 event in Las Vegas later this month, MobiHealthNews caught up with half a dozen Boston-area digital health types to discuss a handful of topics we thought might bubble up at the big show -- or at least topics we think should. In the video above MobiHealthNews talked about the current state of patient generated health data with Naomi Fried, formerly...
By Jonah Comstock February 17, 2016
Longtime MobiHealthNews readers will remember our MobiHealthNews Podcast series from 2013, where we tackled topics like self-diagnosis, fitness tracking, and the FDA medical device hearings. We're pleased to announce that the podcast is back starting with a couple leading up to the HIMSS16 Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The first episode is up -- and can be streamed using the player at the top...