Investor conference highlights personal medication compliance; Healthcare may help IT industry reverse job losses;

> Some emerging technology companies are banking on remote monitoring, mobile access to information and telemedicine to drive the consumer healthcare revolution we've been waiting, oh, about a decade for. Such startups displayed their wares at OneMedForum, an annual finance meeting meant to showcase emerging companies, earlier this month in San Francisco. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Forrester Research recently forecast that U.S. IT spending would grow by 6.6 percent in 2010, reversing an 8.2 percent reduction last year. Specifically, the push to convert to electronic medical records in time to capture federal stimulus money in 2011 already is having a positive impact on health IT hiring. FierceHealthIT

> If nothing else, it will be interesting to see how President Obama handles the subject of healthcare reform in tonight's State of the Union address. One option is to simply shift gears, focusing instead on the fixing the floundering economy and job creation. FierceHealthcare

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