Geriatric practice keeps patients at home with wireless monitoring; Revolution Health kills its PHR;

> Thanks to wireless home monitors and other technology of Wheaton, Ill.-based HomeCare Physicians, Dr. Tom Cornwell is able to keep tabs on 5,000 homebound patients, with an average age of 80. Clinicians in his practice do make house calls, but the wireless technology provides ongoing care to help keep chronically ill people out of the hospital. FierceMobileHealthcare

> So much for the Revolution. Revolution Health, a much-hyped venture of AOL co-founder Steve Case, is terminating one of its signature products, an online personal health record for the masses. FierceHealthIT

> If President Obama gets his way on the FDA, the agency would see its federal funding rise by 6 percent to $2.51 billion. That means, together with user fees, the agency would have a total budget of $4 billion, allowing it to staff up by 1,251 additional full-time workers and fund a major expansion of its food-safety capabilities. A large chunk of it would fund regulation of tobacco. FiercePharma

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