Stanford extends reach of cardio health app; University of Bradford tapped as England's hub for health innovation;

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> The MyHeartCounts iPhone app, which was designed for Apple's ResearchKit, is now available in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. With the expanded reach of the app, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine who developed the tool hope to make it the largest ever study on cardio health. Announcement

> The University of Bradford in England is being tapped as the country's first healthcare hub, attaining NHS England Code4Health status, according to a Telegraph & Argus report. The institution will play a leading role in mHealth app and technology development. Article

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> Healthcare organizations that pay attention to follow-up strategies that specifically target discharged emergency department patients may improve their ability to keep satisfied patients within the organization's network and enhance collections, according to Tom Scaletta, M.D., medical director of patient experience and the emergency department chair at Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare. Column

> A year after six Wisconsin health systems partnered on an initiative to share best practices and improve care quality, the program has added two members and reaped the benefits of diverse experts and strengths. Article

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> The rise of public health insurance exchanges has ramped up Americans' engagement with their health plans, signaling an opportunity for insurers who are able to adapt to a more consumer-centric market, according to a new report from Deloitte. Article

And Finally... That cuddly kitten may be an ambush predator. It's all in the eyes. Article