Insurers want state regulators to redo risk management program proposals; How to develop mHealth apps to involve doctors;

News From Around the Web

> Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) is calling Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) a liar for telling beneficiaries can keep their health plans if they like them, reports The Hill. Gardener will challenge Udall in the midterm election for the Senate seat. Article

> Insurers are asking state regulators to redo proposed guidelines on how to report the money coming from federal health risk management programs, notes LifeHealthPro. Article

Health IT News

> Health information exchanges are like Facebook for doctors, according to a Brookings article: They want to be where their friends are. Article

> It seems every day there's news about another lost or stolen laptop, a contractor who exposed patient health information or--increasingly--hospital IT systems that get attacked by hackers or infected by malicious code, like the Heartbleed bug. Article

Mobile Healthcare News

> Chip maker Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation are teaming up on a project that will use wearable devices and data analytics to monitor treatment of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, the latter has announced. Article

> A 10-step framework for developing mHealth apps that allows doctors to be involved in software conception, development and the research process outlines four specific advice points for future physician application developers. Article

And Finally ... Dog vs. parrot. Winner takes … yogurt? Article