mHealth: The Top Stories You Might Have Missed

mHealth The Top Stories You Might Have MissedHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch been monitoring in recent days.

On Monday, Healthcare IT Leaders, an award-winning consulting firm in the healthcare IT space, announced its selections for the Best Healthcare IT Blogs of 2014. Per the details shared in the firm’s formal announcement, the winning blogs “were chosen for their timely content, insightful writing and subject matter expertise on topics important to the HIT industry.”

comScore is out with new data that should lend confidence to pharmaceutical marketers. Results from comScore’s eighth annual Online Marketing Effectiveness Benchmarks for the Pharmaceutical Industry show that online direct to consumer (DTC) marketing continues to increase conversion among patients and prospects.

There are many methods of utilizing mHealth that are currently being tested by medical facilities and healthcare organizations around the globe. And across the board, the test results point to the positive impact mHealth solutions can provide.

Medicare is reevaluating their Part B physician fee schedule for 2015, with the intent to expand telemedicine services. All told, there have been major changes to telemedicine in the last few years, as it has gone from remote healthcare via phone, email, and fax, to remote healthcare via two-way video conferencing.

Talk about your market niche. When Enroll America — a nonprofit coalition of groups supportive of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — wanted to reach lower income women without health insurance, it turned to the phone.

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