Mayo invests in technology start-up Dabo Health; McKesson acquires MedVentive;

> The Mayo Clinic recently announced that it has invested in San Francisco-based technology start-up Dabo Health, the San Francisco Business Times reported. Dabo consolidates quality data and is piloting its platform at Mayo's cardiology division. Article

> McKesson this week announced that it will buy Waltham, Mass.-based risk management solutions vendor MedVentive. According to McKesson officials, the deal will help its clients to transition toward accountable care models. Announcement

> Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University are working to develop technology that allows parents to diagnose ear infections using their iPhones. The technology, Remotoscope, is an attachment that clips on to the iPhone and comes with a software application. The attachment uses the iPhone's camera and flash as a light source, while the app records data to the phone. Images and video then can be sent to a doctor's inbox or a patient's electronic medical record. Announcement

And Finally… A little bit too pricey for my taste. Article