AT&T banking on 'smart slippers' to kick off telehealth initiatives; Switching to EMR requires knowledge, flexibility;

> Following entrances by Verizon and Vodafone, we get word out of New Jersey that AT&T scientists have been hard at work for the past year on prototypes of future home-health products. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Can being an 'early adopter' save your hospital millions of dollars? The answer depends on what you're adopting. Hospital Impact's Paul Roemer explains. Hospital Impact

> A Senate committee reviewing health insurers' profits has slammed Aetna for allegedly spending less money on patient care for some small businesses than it previously reported in regulatory filings. FierceHealthFinance

> At least two more states advanced plans for health information exchange in the past week, with a Pennsylvania panel seeking to piggyback on an existing network in neighboring Delaware and Wisconsin's governor ordering creation of a system within six months. FierceHealthIT

> The Texas Academy of Family Physicians has set plans to begin  aggregating its members reimbursement data and provide real-time payer  benchmarking. The idea is to find problem payers and questionable reimbursement  trends. FierceHealthFinance

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