HIMSSCast

By  MobiHealthNews 10:33 am February 12, 2021
Matthew Zachary – cancer survivor, patient advocate, influencer, pianist, and podcast DJ – joins host Jonah Comstock to tell his story and break down his patient's-eye view of the healthcare system and what needs to change for it to serve its consumers better. In a wide-ranging conversation, and with Matthew's irreverent style, they address topics like patient experience, financial incentives,...
Sean Duffy and Chris Hogg
By  MobiHealthNews 12:22 pm February 5, 2021
Omada CEO Sean Duffy and Chris Hogg, former COO at Propeller Health, join host Jonah Comstock to talk about virtual care, remote chronic condition management and just what healthcare will look like into the next decade. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Play!   Talking points:   What is virtual care? Virtual care in a post-COVID telehealth landscape...
Dr. Anthony Orsini and Dr. Tanganyika Barnes
By  MobiHealthNews 01:24 pm January 15, 2021
The Orsini Way has been helping train doctors on handling patient relationships for a number of years, and New Jersey's Englewood Health has been a long-time user of the innovative teaching method. But last year, as doctor-patient interactions overwhelmingly went online, already difficult patient-doctor interactions became even more fraught. In today's episode, host Jonah Comstock welcomes Dr....
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By  MobiHealthNews 01:33 pm December 10, 2020
Host Jonah Comstock welcomes John Sharp to the show on the occasion of his retirement from HIMSS. Until recently the director of thought advisory at HIMSS, John has worn many hats in his career and become one of the most well-known, respected and beloved voices in the digital health community.  We talked about that community, John's career, and all the ways the space has changed and developed – ...
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By  MobiHealthNews 11:46 am November 6, 2020
In today's HIMSSCast we're once again looking at the COVID-19 telehealth boom, but this time through the lens of staffing and workforce. Host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett are joined by Michelle Davey, CEO of Wheel, to discuss how a rise in virtual care is changing how physicians work. This episode is brought to you by AmWell. Talking points: What Wheel does. How...
By  MobiHealthNews 01:51 pm September 25, 2020
It's a bit of a pot pourri this week as the MobiHealthNews team shares some of what it's heard at a variety of (virtual, of course) industry events. First, host Jonah Comstock recaps what Apple announced at its product launch event last week, then Associate Editors Dave Muoio and Mallory Hackett discuss the Digital Therapeutics East event. Last, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Jonah talk about...
By  MobiHealthNews 02:41 pm September 11, 2020
AmWell and GoodRx seem to be ushering in a second wave of digital health IPOs. Why is this happening now? And who's next? With Healthbox President and HIMSS EVP Neil Patel as their guest, the MobiHealth team (host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Mallory Hackett) dive into these questions and more. Plus, in the second half of the show, they discuss Amazon Halo,...
By  MobiHealthNews 02:17 pm August 14, 2020
Kistein Monkhouse, CEO and cofounder of Patient Orator, and Dr. Tamir Wolf, CEO and cofounder of Theator, join host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett to discuss disparate health outcomes for racial minority groups, how their startups are looking to address these inequities, and what else those in the healthcare industry can do to help.     More about this episode:...
By  MobiHealthNews 03:05 pm August 7, 2020
The MobiHealthNews team members — host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Dave Muoio — sit down to unpack the major shakeup that hit the digital health markets this week when telemedicine giant Teladoc announced its plan to merge with chronic condition management success story Livongo. We talk details, motivations and implications of this digital health mega-company...
By  MobiHealthNews 10:29 am July 24, 2020
Megan Zweig and Sean Day, chief operating officer and consultant, respectively, at Rock Health, join host Jonah Comstock for a discussion of digital health funding, M&A, and IPOs in the first six months of 2020. Per Rock Health's recent report on the subject, U.S. digital health companies pulled in $5.4 billion so far this year, in spite of (or, perhaps, because of) a global pandemic that has...