The sector’s technology council has produced a report to improve aged care providers’ understanding of current technology and innovation relevant to the industry.
The Australian Digital Health Agency and aged care medication management specialists Webstercare have launched an e-health record initiative to improve the management of medications.
The team behind an aged care experience platform has picked up first prize at an industry event this week for the proposed redevelopment of its business model to expand services and value to the sector.
An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
The aged care industry’s technology peak has launched a peer mentoring initiative to help build capacity and a technology-enabled aged care sector.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has launched a new automated procurement portal which allows members to connect with a national network of suppliers.
South Australia’s health minister has announced the state government is looking for a new technology provider to run a trial of surveillance and monitoring system in aged care facilities.
A research and vendor collaboration is developing software to predict the deterioration of aged care residents’ health to improve care planning and reduce avoidable hospital transfers.
Doctors provided more than 5 million Medicare services in residential aged care facilities last financial year but support is needed to do better, the annual report from Australia’s general practice peak body shows.
A new online interactive tool maps the current and future prevalence of frailty around Australia for the first time.
A research institute at Macquarie University has secured $1.8 million to develop a digital dashboard to help aged care providers monitor quality indicators and improve the health and wellbeing of residents.
An aged care provider in Sydney has teamed up with Australia’s leading falls experts to trial an Australian invention that can predict falls among older people with 75 per cent accuracy.
Technology should be embedded in aged care operations and services and reflected in the quality standards, the sector’s technology peak has told the aged care royal commission.
Australian digital health company PainChek has announced a landmark agreement with an aged care provider in Singapore to use its smartphone pain assessment and monitoring app.