Podcast

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 Jonah Comstock 01:02 pm May 29, 2020
Following up on our episode from a few weeks ago, host Jonah Comstock sits down (virtually of course) with Dr. Gustavo Kinrys, medical director and vice president of mental health services at Teladoc Health to discuss findings from a recent survey on COVID-19 and behavioral health, as well as his own experiences seeing patients via telehealth during the pandemic.   Here's a release from Teladoc...
By MobiHealthNews 04:52 pm April 10, 2020
Even before today's big announcement from Apple and Google, it was clear that phone-based contact tracking was going to be an important weapon in the war against COVID-19. But might that weapon be a double-edged sword? In today's HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock is joined by the MobiHealthNews team – Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Dave Muoio – to discuss the various companies,...
By MobiHealthNews 11:55 am October 30, 2019
Articles referenced in today's episode: Alphabet makes offer to acquire Fitbit Facebook's new tool tells users what checkups they need, where to get them Amazon makes its second digital health acquisition with Health Navigator
By Jonah Comstock 01:23 pm March 18, 2016
The third and final of our special HIMSS16 podcasts is here. During our week in Las Vegas, we conducted a slew of onsite interviews, asking a range of attendees what they thought was important at the show, and in digital health in general. We spoke with Andrew Thompson, CEO of Proteus Digital Health; Angie Stevens, executive director of telehealth at Kaiser Permanente; Alan Portela, CEO of...
By Jonah Comstock 02:41 pm 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 Jonah Comstock 04:48 pm 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...