L.A. Computer Society (LACS) MEETING
PLACE: Your Home
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 PM  Meeting, Speaker, Q&A
7:00 to 7:30: Socializing , Questions, and Practice Using Zoom

Our July meeting, like the June meeting, will be held remotely by Zoom to protect everyone from COVID-19. LACS members on our email lists will receive an invitation two or three days before the meeting. Other people may attend, but they need to RSVP and be approved first for security reasons, using this link by July 13:

Topic: Saving Your Life with Technology 

Speaker: RON BROWN, M.D., and Program Chair,


In this presentation, Ron wears both his Doctor and Technology hats. We start with a fictitious patient who lives alone in an RV Resort in Mesa and develops some medical issues that nearly cause a death. We look at common medical problems in the elderly that can be helped by wearable devices. The Internet of Things (IoT) can also play a big role in helping seniors with isolation and communication.

Meet Our Presenter

Ron Brown would is a retired technologist. After he graduated in Medicine at the University of Alberta in 1976, he became a Flight Surgeon. In 1981, he left the military to start a Family Practice in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. PC’s were just being produced and Microsoft Windows was going to integrate everything. He wanted an electronic office and bought an interest in a start-up software company in Calgary, Alberta that made an Electronic Patient Record. As his Family Practice grew, so did his software company. Over the next 20 years it became an international company. He traveled across Canada and the U.S. giving papers at many conferences. The topics included patient management, lab integration, security, and data input.

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