N.C. health system gets mobile EMR funding; FCC to include healthcare in national broadband plan;

> CarePartners Health Services in Asheville, N.C., has landed a $300,000 federal appropriation to provide mobile electronic medical records for home health services. Article

> Healthcare is a key component of the FCC's forthcoming national broadband strategy. News brief

> Miami Jewish Health Systems will install a Motorola 802.11n wireless LAN with AirDefense security and monitoring. Press release

> There's a new stethoscope app for the iPhone. Blog

> At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, France Telecom's Orange Healthcare announced a partnership with the UN-supported mHealth Alliance to develop mobile health technologies in several West African countries. Story

And Finally... Let's hope Kaiser wasn't trying to drum up more business this way. Article

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