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A weekly news and analysis podcast from the folks behind Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews, and Healthcare Finance News.

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Next steps for telehealth optimization – with Courtney Stevens

The director of virtual care at Detroit's Henry Ford Health System discusses optimizing telehealth integration into care pathways, conducting comprehensive exams via video and improving digital literacy.
July 1, 2022

New digital strategies to improve patients' hospital experience

Rebecca Pinn, director of innovation strategy at EPAM Continuum, describes how non-clinical technologies such as TV monitors and wearable smart objects can enable a more human-centered approach to inpatient stays.
June 24, 2022

Health IT investing and the M&A landscape – with Shahab Vagefi

Shahab Vagefi, managing director at investment firm Thomas H. Lee Partners, specializes in healthcare information technology. He paints the landscape, talks how he "picks his spots" and reveals what's top of his mind on the sliding market.
June 15, 2022

The connection between health equity and value-based care is accelerating

There is a need to bring non-traditional organizations into value-based efforts, says Lynn Carroll, COO HSBlox
June 10, 2022

No Surprises Act is protection for patients but a challenge for providers

Firstsource uploads contract information to give patients a bill estimate, says Randall Shafer, executive VP and Global Head, Hospital Business.
May 20, 2022

Fortinet presents: Healthcare Expanding Landscape and Cyber Threats

Health Systems and Life Sciences organizations continue to be exposed to ransomware attacks during the global pandemic with increased impact to patient care and exposure to large global integrated health delivery systems. Patients have recognized significant patient care impacts such as rescheduled surgeries, increased patient wait times, delayed COVID-19 test results, and challenges filling prescription medications.  This presentation will provide healthcare executives a guide to understanding how their organization is positioned to protect against emerging ransomware threats.
May 16, 2022

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HIMSSCast

HIMSSCast is a podcast produced by the HIMSS Media editorial team behind Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews, and Healthcare Finance News.

In each episode, host Jonah Comstock is joined by editors from one or more of the brands and/or special guests from around the health tech industry to discuss major news stories or trends in the space. The aim of the show is to add depth, analysis, and color to our ongoing coverage of the digital health, health tech, and healthcare finance realms, as well as to facilitate lively conversations about hot health tech topics.
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Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock

Editor in Chief, HIMSS Media

Jonah Comstock is the Director of Content Development and Editor in Chief for HIMSS Media, which includes MobiHealthNews, Heathcare IT News, and Healthcare Finance News.

A Columbia Journalism alum, Jonah has previously written for Psychology Today and the Columbia Journalism Review. He's also a Dow Jones Copy Editing Fellow and has worked on the copy desks at Newsday and the Tampa Bay Times. Jonah works out of MobiHealthNews HQ in Cambridge, MA. He has spoken at numerous industry events including Health 2.0, the Connected Health Conference, and the HIMSS Global Conference, and has served as a judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards and the MEDinIsrael Innovation Awards.

Reach him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter @JonahComstock.

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