Laptop stolen from Henry Ford urology clinic; Epocrates acquires app producer Modality;

> A laptop stolen from a urology office at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit contained patient names, medical record numbers, dates of birth, snail mail and email addresses, telephone numbers and data on treatments and doctor visits for an unspecified number of prostate patients. FierceHealthcare

> Epocrates has acquired Modality, a Durham, N.C.-based developer of digital training, assessment and reference apps for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Press release

> Atlas Medical, Calabasas, Calif., has introduced Atlas Mobile, an add-on module to the Atlas LabWorks CPOE and results-reporting system that allows physicians to place orders and view test results on the iPad. Press release

> Building on its Vena mobile communications platform, Cambridge Consultants, Cambridge, Mass., have introduced The Minder, a portal for collecting and transmitting data from wireless home monitoring devices to EMRs and for facilitating two-way communication between patients and healthcare professionals. Press release

> The Vodafone Americas Foundation and the mHealth Alliance are giving away $650,000 in cash and prizes for innovation in wireless and mobile health. Entries are due Dec. 15. Website

> Prescription Solutions, the PBM subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, has launched My Medication Reminders, a text messaging service to help patients remember to take their medications as prescribed. Press release

And Finally... Flying over the Thanksgiving holiday? You might want to make a statement. Website

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