Philips takes wireless pacemaker monitoring national; 3Q was big time for mobile health;

> Royal Philips Electronics has announced the wide release of a web-based monitoring service for patients with wireless pacemakers, said to be the first nationwide program of its kind in the U.S. Article

> The third quarter of 2010 was a big time for mobile healthcare, as the FDA cleared four important products and the flow of venture capital for m-health startups accelerated, according to Mobile Marketing Watch. Blog item

> A report from the Scottish government found that the iPhone 4 and the 16-gigabyte iPod Touch are the best of Apple's offerings for the clinical environment. Article

> Australian Health Minister Nicola Roxon this week introduced an iPhone app to give physicians mobile access to patient EMRs. Article

> Elsevier has launched an iPhone app to access its FirstConsult online clinical reference database. News brief

> The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health is posting videos of various Mobile Health Summit sessions on its YouTube channel.

And Finally... Talk about downsizing. Article