American Well/Numera connect telehealth with remote patient monitoring; Qualcomm/Lifecare extend telehealth into rural China;

> Numera and American Well just announced an intriguing new project to feed remote monitoring data through American Well's telehealth system to remote physicians. The partnership is intended to give telehealth physicians biometric data to use during online consultations, according to an article in InformationWeek Healthcare. Article

> Qualcomm and Lifecare just paired up to beam cardio diagnostic testing and monitoring into rural China. Article

> AETC Telehealth Training Centers just won three grants totaling $600,000. The centers will use the funds to push telehealth technology out to underserved populations of HIV-positive patients. Announcement

> A mobile version of a touchscreen test may help detect doctors detect Alzheimer's early. Testing began late last week, with full launch expected in 2012. Article

> We told you a few weeks ago about new tattoo-like skin-adherent sensors. This week, the New York Times ponied up some solid figures on the costs associated with the high-tech remote monitoring innovation. Article

> AT&T just partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health and the American Association of Diabetes Educators to test mobile devices as a way to deploy diabetes self-management training. Announcement

And Finally... Just what your kids want to hear: a bus that gets them to school faster. Article