mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

mHealth News The Headlines You Might Have MissedHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Jared Reitzin, CEO of mobileStorm, Inc., has sage advice for startups hoping to penetrate the healthcare marketplace. In advance of a recent talk to entrepreneurs, Reitzin penned a comprehensive bookmark-worthy blog post detailing the things he thinks are essential.

There is a high rate of acceptability to health information received through mobile phones in the rural India, according to a new study published in PLOS One. This exploratory study was conducted in a village outside of Bangalore from March 2009 to 2010.

According to The Washington Post, Verizon — the nation’s largest mobile operator — is venturing into telemedicine and believes that it is a big business opportunity.

HIMSS Analytics has published the promising findings of a new study that reveals the life-saving consequences of EMR effectiveness. HIMSS Analytics, along with clinical data and analytics support from Healthgrades, embarked on the study as a means to “scientifically measure the clinical benefits of EMR adoption.”

“When healthcare sneezes, the whole country catches a cold. The good news is there has arguably never been a healthier time to be a healthcare marketer in the U.S.”

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