A bumpy transition to a mobile, connected health system

You don't often see the words "diabetes" and "elegant" in the same sentence--unless, of course, you're talking about smartphones, FierceMobileHealthcare Editor Neil Versel writes. "If you have diabetes, asthma or heart disease, there's almost certainly an elegant smartphone interface at your disposal," reads a MarketWatch story reported from London. "If you're overweight or if it's the scourge of meningitis you fear--or even if you simply don't know where to look for judicious diagnostic advice and treatment--the wireless medical world is at hand." That may be no big surprise, but the article then goes on to look at the broader issue of the bumpy transition to a wireless, mobile connected healthcare system. FierceMobileHealthcare

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