Sprint's Hesse sees 4G, wireless monitoring as 'transformative'; Hospital being sued for turning away patient lacking insurance;

> Monday at the opening session of HIMSS10 in Atlanta, Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse noted that he was the first head of a major wireless company to deliver a HIMSS keynote address. Though the keynote was heavy on promotion for a certain wireless carrier based in Kansas City, Mo., the CEO of that same company did talk about potential of mobile technology being realized right now and just over the horizon. FierceMobileHealthcare

> After learning that a patient who needed emergency surgery for a tear in a major artery lacked health insurance, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania declined to see the patient. Now, the hospital is being sued in federal court. Article

> John Forsyth, CEO of Iowa-based insurance company Wellmark, took a slight pay decrease last year. In 2008, Forsyth earned $2.5 million; last year, he earned $2.4 million, 4 percent less. State Sen. Jack Hatch (D) called such a salary "disturbing," especially considering that rate increases for 80,000 people who purchase their own insurance will go up an average of 18 percent this year. Article

And Finally... Looks like they'll have to mow their lawn just like everybody else. Article

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