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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.
FDA building sign

Credit: FDA

By Laura Lovett 01:55 pm September 14, 2018
Though not without critics, the FDA has advanced regulatory processes for apps, medical devices, genomics and clinical decision support.
GAO Carol Harris testifying at House VA hearing

Carol Harris from the GAO testifies at the House VA Subcommittee on Thursday. Credit: HouseVetAffairs

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm September 14, 2018
The first House VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization hearing revealed that officials and congressional members are not on the same page when it comes to governance.
Glen Tullman former Allscripts CEO
By Tom Sullivan 09:10 am September 14, 2018
Glen Tullman has served as the CEO of a major EHR vendor and the founder of a startup app maker focused initially on diabetes.
pregnant woman getting an ultrasound
By Jessica Davis 02:42 pm September 13, 2018
The Fetal Diagnostic Institute of the Pacific was able to restore data from backups, and with help from a cybersecurity firm wipe the virus from the infected server.
exterior view of TriHealth in Cinncinati Ohio

Credit: TriHealth

By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm September 13, 2018
Data-driven partnerships with skilled nursing facilities helped the Ohio health system improve care outcomes and lower costs.
Infant bioprint tool used on infant in hospital
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 13, 2018
University of California San Diego researchers have created a new biometric technology they say could help securely identify children and and even newborns with just the wave of a finger.
Pamela Dixon speaking to camera
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 13, 2018
Pamela Dixon of SSi-Search on the emerging CDO role and how it differs from traditional CIOs, CTOs and other executive positions.
Apple Watch with ECG feature
By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm September 12, 2018
This is the first FDA clearance for Apple and pushes the Watch further into healthcare than ever before.
Mark Amey headshot
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm September 12, 2018
Oakland, California-based Alameda Health System has named its new chief information officer. Mark Amey will relocate to the Bay Area from San Diego, where he was most recently associate CIO at University of California San Diego Health.

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