Intermountain adopts RFID for lab specimens; transcription for the iPhone;

> Utah's Intermountain Health Care has installed RFID technology to help improve the collection, delivery and transfer of laboratory specimens. Article summary

> A new, mobile dictation-and-transcription app is available for the iPhone. Video

> Ethiopian health officials are taking the occasion of the Coptic calendar's new year to text all 2.5 million of the country's mobile users about getting tested for HIV. Article

> Among the winners of the Wall Street Journal's 2009 Technology Innovation Awards is a mobile public health surveillance tool from a U.S. nonprofit. Article

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And Finally... Don't feel like reading all 1,007 pages of the healthcare reform bill? Just block out 24 hours and have others read it to you. Article