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HIMSS TV at HIMSS18
By Jonah Comstock 12:57 pm February 8, 2019
HIMSS TV, the video arm of HIMSS Media, launched last year at HIMSS18 — and now we’re coming back for HIMSS19 in Orlando next month. First things first: This year, HIMSS TV will be hosted by Kate Milliken, an entrepreneur and patient advocate with some serious health IT chops of her own. Kate will be hosting a range of guests from health system executives to startup CEOs, health IT pros at...

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By Jonah Comstock 04:43 pm February 1, 2019
In 2009, the iPhone was a year and a half old. The iPad was just a rumor. The Apple Watch wasn’t even that. There was no such thing as a Fitbit. CMS didn’t have an innovation center and the FDA didn’t have any guidelines about apps. Telemedicine had been around for a while, but it was something that involved bulky carts. No one thought that Apple, Google, or Amazon would ever be thought of as a...
By Jonah Comstock 11:13 am November 13, 2018
As most readers already know, MobiHealthNews recently launched as a global brand, which means bringing our readers the same coverage and more.   With this exciting change brings a new era of MobiHealthNews and its sister site, Healthcare IT News, both of which are complimentary and have an international footprint. We both report breaking news and daily happenings in the information and technology...
By MobiHealthNews 01:13 am September 28, 2018
Starting October 2, HIMSS Media, a full-service digital information and in-person events group that supports HIMSS’ mission, has announced the global expansion of MobiHealthNews, the established leading provider of news, commentary and research for the US digital health community. As a new global brand, MobiHealthNews will become a resource that readers around the world can turn to find out the...
By MobiHealthNews 09:57 am January 30, 2018
HIMSS is now accepting speaking proposals for the Precision Medicine Summit, May 17-18 in Washington, DC. Precision medicine is one of the hottest and most transformative topics in healthcare, and over two days, speakers will share their work, discuss industry trends, and, importantly, address what healthcare must do to make precision medicine — and personalized care — an everyday part of primary...
By Jonah Comstock 04:09 pm January 8, 2018
Digital health has come a long way over the past decade. From clinical communication and care coordination, to patient entertainment and education, to virtual visits and AI-based triage tools, there are more ways for hospitals to leverage the smartphone for care transformation than ever before.  These technologies aren't just pilots or prototypes — they've arrived, at least at the forward...
By MobiHealthNews 04:09 pm November 1, 2017
The deadline is fast approaching to submit a speaking proposal for Digital & Personal Connected Health @ HIMSS 18 in Las Vegas on March 5. The event is a collaboration between MobiHealthNews and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA).   The deadline to submit a proposal is 5 PM, EST, Tuesday, Nov. 7. Click here to submit a proposal and for more information. Sessions will explore the...
By MobiHealthNews 04:00 pm January 4, 2017
MobiHealthNews and HIMSS are accepting speaker proposals for Pop Health Forum 2017, April 3-4, in Boston. This year’s event is going to dive deeper than ever into best practices, lessons learned and how healthcare providers and payers are succeeding with population health initiatives.   If your organization has a great story share, don’t keep it to yourself. Click here to submit a proposal and...
By Jonah Comstock 03:06 pm June 20, 2016
At the MobiHealthNews 2016 event in San Francisco last week, one panel discussion on patient-generated health data came back again and again to the idea of patient-centricity and the importance of incorporating patients into the design of digital health interventions. “It’s really not just patient-generated data, it’s patient-focused data, which means everything from the collection of the data,...
By Brian Dolan 11:18 am September 16, 2015
I'm excited to share that HIMSS Media has acquired MobiHealthNews. The entire MobiHealthNews editorial team -- Jonah Comstock, Aditi Pai, and I -- are joining HIMSS Media. Apart from more content from me -- this deal has kept me busy in recent months -- the MobiHealthNews you know (and hopefully love) won't change. As part of the deal, my good friend and Mobi co-founder Joe Maillie is moving on....