Tele-stroke care proves cost-effective; Hospitals behind on mobile security;

> A new study in the journal Neurology shows that telestroke programs are cost-effective. See what their data reveals. Abstract

> Not sure your telehealth program was a good investment? A new InMedica study says the telehealth market will grow to $1 billion within the next five years, and $6 billion by 2020. Announcement

> Hospitals need to do a lot more to protect patient records as they push them out to mobile devices. Check out this story from our sibling publication, FierceHealthIT. Article

> UK firm Tunstall Healthcare is buying into U.S. telehealth, agreeing to buy American Medical Alert Corp., and particularly its remote health and safety monitoring division, according to Healthcare IT News. Article

> A small French study found that telemonitoring doesn't help children with asthma. Intriguing, as it goes against the grain of previous research. Article

> Hospitals say they're having a "god-awful hard time" hiring web and app developers. See why in this Computerworld piece. Article

> Docs may be online, but they're not engaging with their patients there, according to an interesting story at Newsworks.comArticle

> Apps don't appear to be a big help for alcoholics, according to a new Consumer Reports study, even those that work off of traditional addiction treatment principles. Article

> The Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth signed on with Specialists On-Call to provide neurology and emergency psychiatric appointments online for psych and stroke patients. Announcement

> Communications group Vodafone signed an MOU to develop mobile health services with Nantworks LLC. Article

> Mobile apps are one of the fastest growing investment sectors in health IT, a new Computer Economics survey finds. Article

And Finally... I've heard about some Boggle games getting out of control, but this is ridiculous. Article

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