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....
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 – ...
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...
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...
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,...
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
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...
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...
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...