Public health manual goes mobile; UK docs told to get consent before texting patients;

> The American Public Health Association is joining with Unbound Medicine to produce a mobile version of the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. Press release

> The Medical Defence Union in Britain is recommending that physicians get explicit consent before texting patients. Article

> At CTIA Wireless 2010 in Las Vegas, healthcare communications firm Diversinet is announcing a greater push into secure, mobile healthcare technologies, with two new products, plus Bluetooth connectivity to medical devices. Press release

> A start-up company called ER Texting has introduced--you guessed it--a text-based service to find out local ER wait times. Press release

And Finally... Get ready for designer hospital gowns, with a pouch for your cell phone. Article