SPOTLIGHT: Wireless carriers tread gently in healthcare

Even as mobile application developers show great innovation in the realm of healthcare, mobile network operators haven't seen many short-term revenue opportunities from the health sector. Clearly, a huge opportunity exists for such services as remote monitoring of chronic diseases. Still--and stop us if you've heard this before--fragmentation among m-health innovators, device manufacturers and service providers seem to be holding back wide deployment of mobile technologies, at least one industry analyst says. Opinion