Children's, USC create Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics; GE, Thomson Reuters collaborate on data repository;

> Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California last week announced the creation of a new Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics. Goals for the new center include fostering innovative pediatric device projects and working with academia to alleviate barriers to commercialization. Announcement

> Are mobile apps the key to reducing hospital admissions? Hospital Impact blogger Jenn Riggle poses that question in a discussion that ties such innovation to meeting the goals set forth for healthcare reform. Blog post

> A new research data repository created by GE and Thomson Reuters allows pharmaceutical firms and healthcare organizations alike to precisely determine the effectiveness of medical treatments on discrete patient populations. Press release

> How successful can Microsoft-Skype be for healthcare? Depends on your viewpoint. Commentary

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