Make sure to read this American Medical News story titled, "Doctors, patients use smartphones, but can't make mobile connection." There is a lack of connectivity between mobile phones and practice and hospital systems.
A study cites a lack of payment from insurers to physicians for electronic monitoring and an unwillingness among patients to pay for that service.
The article is based on some data from a study released by the PwC (formerly known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) Health Research Institute. Click here to read the story.