Telemedicine trends, Parts 1 and 2

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Two strong (and relatively long, especially Part 2) roundups on the state of telemedicine (meaning telehealth) from Telephony Online.  Part 2, Wearable radio devices to transform home health monitoring is probably more relevant as it concentrates on telehealth, vital signs monitoring and interoperability questions.  Quite a bit on Continua Health Alliance’s decision to select Texas Instruments’ ZigBee as its certified low-power LAN, which technically makes it the standard for home health monitoring devices. (Although developers using low-power Bluetooth and WiFi may say ‘so what’ to that thought.)  Part 1, Health care industry a challenge, opportunity for telecom is an overview of the market and on how the major US players (Verizon, AT&T, Cox, Qwest) are moving into connected health.  (This article extends here