Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Can the U.S. Government Hack Health Care?

From the article: “The federal government may be on the way to a successful hacking of health-care, and the path may lead straight through your cell phone.
On Dec. 6, the federal government launched the month-long Healthy Apps challenge to encourage the creation of new mobile applications that can help people make healthy lifestyle choices. By shifting the health-care debate to the level of the mobile device and encouraging people to think in terms of lightweight apps instead of massive spending programs, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin is helping to shrink the scope of the seemingly intractable health-care debate facing the country.” Read more

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