The Health Informatics Society of Australia and the Australasian College of Health Informatics have launched a new merged entity this week to represent the digital health sector.
Unlocking data is key to aged care accountability, writes Nick Lambrou.
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.
Digital technology is increasingly helping home care providers improve efficiencies in their mobile workforces.
An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
Leadership, communication and collaboration are consistently seen as the top three skills people managers want and online training can help foster these skills, writes Scott Cooper.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has launched a new automated procurement portal which allows members to connect with a national network of suppliers.
Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
A forthcoming digital platform aims to give consumers a voice and allow them and providers to compare residential aged care services across a range of quality-of-life measures.
Emerging technologies are helping aged care residents improve their connections with loved ones and create a sense of reminiscence, the early findings of a University of Melbourne study show.
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.
In addition to assessing the financial case for new technology, providers need to determine how staff, residents and the organisation will benefit from a proposed deployment, a provider tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A cloud-based clinical care system is allowing frontline staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time with aged care residents, a provider CEO has told an industry conference.