Halamka worried about mobile security; Intel jumps headfirst into mobile research;

> Mobile tech is one of the Top 10 things keeping Beth Israel CIO John Halamka up at night. Find out why. Article

> IT behemoth Intel is ginning up some serious research on mHealth devices. First out of the gate for the new Intel Science and Technology Center (ITSC) for Pervasive Computing: an app to help monitor and alleviate stress. Article

> Not off to a great start: The VA reports an iPad was stolen from one of its facilities before its massive 100,000-device rollout could even begin. Article

> The Department of Defense has created a "usability testing" lab for mobile apps, among other technologies. Might be a good idea for hospitals trying to suss out which apps will fly with patients. Article

> Private equity investors are even more in love with mobile technology than ever. Check out four new investment trends from MedCity News. Article

> Global push is on for broadband and mobile expansion. CTOs from around the world are asking for eHealth standards as a foundation for global mobile networking, particularly when it comes to healthcare. Article

> Johns Hopkins just released a free app for TB screening, eMOCHA TB, on Android devices. The app includes a screening tool, multimedia lectures on prevention, and other educational content. Article

> eDoctor just debuted its first-ever Android app allowing physicians to prescribe directly from their devices. Announcement

> The White House just announced the winners of the "Apps Against Abuse" app challenge. Find out who took top honors. Article

> A new Pew Research study shows consumer use of health apps is growing by leaps and bounds. Intriguing data to drive your patient-facing mobile strategy. Article

And Finally... His next child will be named Fad. Article

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