LifeWatch AG launches 'healthcare' smartphone; ATA kicks off video contest to promote telemedicine;

> Ambulatory health monitoring services company LifeWatch AG recently unveiled what it's calling a "healthcare" smartphone in LifeWatch V, reports. The device, which is being launched for the Android operating system, boasts embedded medical sensors and wellness-related apps. Post

> The American Telemedicine Association recently launched a video contest geared toward the promotion of telemedicine, mHealth and remote monitoring efforts. Participants have until Aug. 15 to submit videos focusing the effectiveness of telemedicine. The top video will receive $5,000. Announcement

> Samsung recently released a health application tailored specifically for its Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone, Pocket-lint reports. The app allows users to monitor their blood pressure, glucose levels and body composition via collaborations with other health sensors through Bluetooth or USB technology. Post

And Finally… I wish I had this much free time on my hands. Article