HIMSS Connected Health Conference 2015

By Aditi Pai 11:52 am November 11, 2015
Dr. Joseph Kvedar Pharmaceutical companies are just beginning to think of digital health offerings as therapeutics, Dr. Joseph Kvedar, the vice president of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare, told MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Jonah Comstock at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference this week. Kvedar explained that several years ago pharmaceutical company marketing departments would look...
By Jonah Comstock 07:04 am November 11, 2015
When Kenneth Stack's son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes just before his fifth birthday, the doctor told Stack he was just a few years too early for a major medical breakthrough. "I remember, trying to make sense of all of this, the doctor saying 'In three years, we’ll have perfected the artificial pancreas and you won’t have to worry about this'," Stack recalled at a panel discussion at the...