$2.7M for senior apps, more mobile health news

By Brian Dolan

phone-afridoctorDoctor in Pocket: Blueworld Communities launches physician advice application, Afridoctor, in South Africa. BBC

Competition: Samsung's Bada Developer Challenge is offering prizes ($2.7 million total) to developers who can make applications that are attractive to “older and wizer” audiences. 3GDoctor Blog

iPad: 10 ways the iPad is changing healthcare. Silicon Alley Insider

Hype: Futuristic look at mobile health from a New Jersey newspaper. NJ.com

White House gig: ONC is hiring a consumer e-Health analyst. Life as a Healthcare CIO

India: Indian hospital group Apollo Hospitals going mobile with help from mobile operator Aircell. Sify.com

Social Media: Mayo Clinic creates Center for Social Media. Press Release

e-Prescribing: Even when physicians have access to e-Prescribing technology many don't use it. Healthcare IT News

Haiti: Google Health's Dr. Roni Zeiger describes Google's involvement with a mobile health initiative in Haiti in this video below: