Healthline CEO skeptical of smartphone apps; Canadian region must encrypt portable health data;

> The CEO of consumer-facing search engine Healthline is skeptical of consumer smartphone applications for healthcare. Article

> A month after a USB drive with H1N1 vaccination data went missing, the privacy commissioner for the Canadian province of Ontario has ordered one health region to encrypt all medical data on portable devices. Article

> Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Calif., is consolidating nurse communications on iPhones with an app from Sarasota, Fla.-based Voalté.  Press release

> Medline Industries will be the exclusive distributor of ClearCount Medical Solutions' SmartWand-DTX and SmartSponge, an RFID system to count and locate surgical sponges. Press release

And Finally... Stop calling 911. The teddy bear's not going to jump. Article

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