Apple's iPad mini could be a hit with physicians; QuantiaMD earns $12M in funding;

> At roughly 7.9 by 5.3 inches, Apple's new iPad mini is an ideal size for physicians, according to an synopsis. The device will be able to run all of the iPad and iPhone apps currently on the market. Post

> Researchers in London have developed an "ultra-sensitive sensor" that could make it easier to detect diseases earlier--and with the naked eye. The new technology could be relatively inexpensive, offering the possibility of greater access to early diagnoses such as HIV and prostate cancer in countries short on resources. FierceHealthIT

> Waltham, Mass.-based QuantiaMD, which offers an online collaboration and communication platform for doctors, recently announced that it raised $12 million from existing funder Fuse Capital, GigaOM reports. The money will be used to expand the capabilities of its platform. Article

And Finally… Sounds like a lot of trouble just to get a day off. Article