Hospital goes on lockdown after shooting incident; Telehealth use will increase dramatically within a few years;

> Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, N.C., was on lockdown for nearly three hours on Monday after a patient was shot in his hospital room. Shortly after the shooting, all of the hospital's automatic doors locked, and people who wanted to enter or exit the premises had to consent to being searched with a metal detector wand. Article

> Healthcare providers will increase their use of telehealth technology dramatically within the next two years, with the number of gateways used in telehealth applications surging past 1 million by 2014, according to a study by InMedica, the medical research division of consulting firm IMS Research. Handsets used as telehealth gateways also are expected to grow--to 350,000 by 2014. FierceMobileHealthcare

> The news on statins has been so good for so long that a bit of not-so-great news really stands out. And here it is: The multibillion-dollar blockbusters that fight high cholesterol also appear to raise the risk of diabetes by about 9 percent. FiercePharma

And Finally... Looks like it's back to reality for this poor pun intended. Article

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