Lynne Minion

By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic, including closure of the border, a national lockdown, widespread testing and the uptake of technologies, has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health about...
By Lynne Minion 07:01 am June 30, 2020
When Paul Roseworn flew out on holiday to Ireland and the UK in February to watch the Six Nations Rugby, he didn’t realise he would be caught up in a global pandemic.
By Lynne Minion 01:48 pm April 07, 2020
While Australia suffered through its unprecedented bushfire emergency, one life-saver app in the worst hit state was compulsively used by those in the danger zones and beyond.
By Lynne Minion 06:33 am February 05, 2020
As a first year medical student in 1978, a young Donald Rucker was exposed to early health technology at his American university and knew there had to be a better way to communicate critical information.

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By Lynne Minion 09:50 am July 12, 2019
Following the unexpected death of his celebrity son over a decade ago, Kim Ledger is campaigning to reduce prescription drug-related deaths. Digital surveillance could be part of the solution.
blind woman using Microsoft app Soundscape on city street with her guide dog
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
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
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
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
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.

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