New Mayo apps aid providers in the lab; ZocDoc enables patients to fill out medical forms remotely;

> Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester, Minn., last week announced two newly created mobile apps--the Lab Catalog app and the Lab Reference app--that aim to help physicians and pathologists. The former offers guidance on test selection and result interpretation, while the latter allows users to easily look up reference values, cautions and testing algorithms for each test conducted. Announcement

> Dallas-based telehealth provider Teladoc and Blue Shield of California last week announced plans to offer telehealth services to members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System through the insurance company's HMO plans. CalPERS comprises of 350,000 members, who will have 24/7 access to all of Teledoc's California-based, state-licensed providers. Announcement

> New York-based ZocDoc, which enables patients to book doctor appointments online, earlier this month launched ZocDoc Check-In, which allows those same patients to fill out medical forms online. The product is available for 10 percent of ZocDoc users, and the company plans to grow that number in the coming weeks. Blog post

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