Health Care Buzz Today

May 16, 2011
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DOJ Decries Lack of Internet Protocol Data From Smartphones. Amid a national uproar over the belated, surprising news that mobile devices track your whereabouts, the Justice Department has expressed unhappiness with its inability to access such data.

DOJ Decries Lack of Internet Protocol Data From Smartphones. Amid a national uproar over the belated, surprising news that mobile devices track your whereabouts, the Justice Department has expressed unhappiness with its inability to access such data.

wonderifthisllwork 150x84 Health Care Buzz TodayBandwidth Speed Limits Smartphone Use for Diagnostic Imaging. Researchers in Calgary are suggesting that the frame rate associated with 3G cellular networks is insufficient for practical use in viewing radiology images.

Primary Care Still Hard to Find in the Bay State. More than half the primary care practices in Massachusetts don’t accept new patients, and wait times for new patients continue to lengthen 5 years after the state passed its landmark healthcare reform law.

High-volume Hospitals Recommended for High-Risk Heart Transplants. Older, sicker heart-transplant patients are more likely to survive for one year after surgery if they were treated at hospitals that do a lot of transplants, a study showed.

Health Consumers Trust Traditional News over Social Media. A new poll shows that most people trust health and medical research information provided by traditional news sources more than that provided by social media and mobile devices.