Lynne Minion

blind woman using Microsoft app Soundscape on city street with her guide dog

A screen snap of the Soundscape app in-use. Credit: Microsoft Soundscape

By Lynne Minion 09:57 am September 17, 2018
Microsoft and Vision Australia unveiled a new 3D audio app designed to give blind and vision impaired people greater independence to explore the world around them.
robotic surgery

Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas, Getty Images

By Lynne Minion 09:39 am August 22, 2018
Australian Medical Robotics Academy will train surgeons to conduct certain cancer procedures Victorian Government says.
US military troops walking across airfield

Photo by Luke Sharrett, Getty Images

By Lynne Minion 03:42 pm August 17, 2018
ResApp will partner with Lockheed Martin to join the US government’s "Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health" effort to develop audio-based machine learning algorithms using smartphone microphones.
exterior of Sobeys pharmacy in Windsor Nova Scotia

Sobeys pharmacy in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Credit: Google Maps

By Lynne Minion 11:27 am August 13, 2018
She snooped in the EHRs of nearly four dozen people over two years.
intersystems EHR booth at HIMSS

Intersystems booth at HIMSS18.

By Lynne Minion 11:10 am August 13, 2018
The digitization initiative in the remote and rural Northern Territory is implementing InterSystems technology to improve quality and access for the area's underserved population.
healthcare worker faxing a medical document
By Lynne Minion 01:04 pm August 09, 2018
U.S. federal officials this week called on physicians to eradicate faxes by 2020 while hospitals in Australia and England had situations of their own. 

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