mRound-up: mHealth & related newsbits

By Brian Dolan
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Tablet KioskJohn Moore over at Chilmark Research: "We have commented many times before that the whole idea of a USB-based (thumbdrive) PHR is simply a dumb idea".

TabletKiosk, launches the MediSlate MCA i1040XT (pictured), the new mobile clinical assistant (MCA), featuring touch screen input.

TheCarrot.com, a provider of life-management tracking and reporting that interfaces with the iPhone, announced today that use of its hypertension tracker, which monitors blood pressure and heart rate, increased 30 percent last month.

The Wall Street Journal has a post on the state of telemedicine (not mHealth-focused but worth a read). 

"When we're done, your health information will be as private and secure as your credit card information." (via A Scanner Brightly blog.)

At the upcoming International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association's (IHRSA) convention, Angeion plans to showcase a new iPhone application, called iNewLeaf, which "transforms" iPhones into metabolic heart rate monitors.

Health providers must choose either Medicare or Medicaid for health IT reimbursement. 

Physician questions whether EMRs will really cut costs. Time Magazine article

iTMP's SMHeart Link, which we just wrote, was featured on NBC news: Video