Sensor technology can detect a person's breathing; ONC, Advisory Board unveil Blue Button contest winners;

> In a commentary published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine, Matthew DeCamp, M.D., a current general internal medicine fellow with Johns Hopkins Medicine, argues that there remains a "legitimate need to clarify appropriate use" of social media by medical professionals. "Unlike email within an established physician-patient relationship … social media involve true online collaboration," DeCamp writes. Article

> New sensor technology developed by Tokyo-based telecommunications manufacturer OKI Electric Industry can detect even the slightest of movements from motionless people, like breathing. According to the company, the technology has the potential to be used to help deliver advanced warnings for health problems. Announcement

> The winners of dual contests to improve access to and use of Blue Button technology were announced this week by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and The Advisory Board Co., respectively, at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco, Government Health IT reports. Del Mar, Calif.-based Humetrix took first prize in ONC's contest for developing the iBlueButton, a mobile tool that enables access to Medicare Blue Button text files on a smartphone. Vienna, Va.-based Kinergy Health won The Advisory Board's contest for its MyKinergy web portal, which connects family members and doctors to care for family members. Article

And Finally… Money eventually runs out. A third eye lives forever. Article