ALSO NOTED: GetWellNetwork snags $9M; New tech for treating diabetes; and much more...

> GetWellNetwork, whose technology delivers patient information, communication and education to hospitals, has received $9 million in Series B venture financing. The venture round was led by Valhalla Partners. Release

> A group of Netherlands-based researchers say that they've found a new approach, using existing technology, that can help greatly in catching emerging diabetes complications. Article

> Nigeria's president pitches plans for a national health IT infrastructure. Article

> Cleveland's Fairview Hospital has implemented wireless technology allowing physicians to monitor obstetrics patients remotely using their PDA or smart phone. Release

> Tech vendor RemedyMD has launched what it says is the first EMR specifically targeting bariatric physicians. Release

> According to one Forum Nokia blogger, healthcare applications for smart phones are still in their infancy. Blog

> Newly-published research--admittedly, supported by a vendor with a related product--has concluded that doctors can safely perform MRI scans over the Internet. Article

And Finally... Don't be afraid to cut that patient open. He doesn't really exist, after all. Article