Global market for mobile patient monitoring pegged at $1.9B by 2014; CMS to sanction Aetna for Part D drug mishaps;

> Global revenues from remote patient monitoring via mobile networks will reach $1.9 billion by 2014, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The UK-based firm says in a report released Tuesday morning that the greatest share of early spending will go toward heart monitoring in the U.S. and mobile monitoring in general will "demonstrate substantial growth" in developed countries. FierceMobileHealthcare

> The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will impose an intermediate sanction, effective April 21, to stop Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc. from marketing to or enrolling new Medicare Part D beneficiaries in its plans. Aetna, is the fourth major insurer to receive such a sanction in the last two years. FierceHealthPayer

> You may have heard about the launch of Apple's iPad, and how the device seems to be drawing a lot of interest from healthcare circles. It's not only seen as something clinicians can use to chart patient encounters, but also as a tool for patient education. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... I think this classifies as "Do as I say, not as I do." Article

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