Digital Health Innovation Summit

By Jonah Comstock 02:47 pm October 15, 2018
As digital therapeutics move to cross boundaries of regulatory approval and efficacy data, the healthcare industry will begin to move to a bifurcated world of digital health apps in the same way that drugs are now divided up into largely unregulated supplements and heavily regulated pharmaceuticals. At the Digital Health Innovation Summit last week in Boston, Sanofi Ventures Senior Director of...
By Jonah Comstock 09:46 am November 6, 2013
Amazon's 2010 acquisition of Diapers.com doesn't seem like it would be a conversation topic at a Digital Health Innovation Summit. But Girish Navani, CEO of eClinicalWorks, sees Amazon's move into consumer products like diapers as a model for how EHRs can get into the patient engagement business. "I am fascinated by Amazon," he said at the event in Boston. "They started out with a great user...
By Jonah Comstock 07:04 am November 6, 2013
In one of his first public appearances after stepping down from the ONC, former National Coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari didn't talk much about his future plans. But, speaking at the Digital Health Innovation Summit in Boston, he did give his perspective on a number of issues in healthcare and healthcare technology. Mostashari told interviewer Thomas Goetz, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...