West Wireless publishes glossary; Jeff Arnold discusses mobile phones in healthcare;

> Wondering what the difference is between wireless health and mobile health, between wireless monitoring and telehealth? The West Wireless Health Institute has compiled a glossary of common--and often confused--terms. Website

> Jeff Arnold, the former wunderkind who founded WebMD and more recently joined with Dr. Mehmet Oz to start interactive consumer healthcare site Sharecare, explains why he sees the mobile phone as the future nexus of patient-physician interaction. Video

> Remote telemonitoring of patients with chronic heart disease and diabetes has helped improve care coordination in a test sponsored by Canton, Ohio-based health plan AultCare and medical technology firm Cardiocom. Press release

> In a recently concluded pilot test, a mobile phone-based reporting platform in Fiji helped improve surveillance of communicable diseases such as influenza and typhoid. Article

> Atimi Software and marketing firm Clay Braziller & Associates, both of Vancouver, British Columbia, have entered into a partnership to develop custom iPhone and iPad apps for healthcare clients. Press release

> French mobile phone carrier Orange has launched a healthcare-specific messaging service for patients, providers and health officials alike in the UK. Article

And Finally... In college, this could be considered cruel and unusual punishment. Article

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