Aged care providers that don’t measure up will soon get left behind, writes George Lymbers, who offers the four key steps all facilities should be taking.
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Wearable devices are driving a revolution in the medical space but the key is accurate data, which means medical grade devices, a digital health conference has heard.
Game-changing advances in computer-generated faces have the ability to create realistic looking digital companions and provide a new era of aged care support, an Australian researcher will tell an upcoming industry conference.
Researchers from Griffith University are looking for people with dementia and a family member to volunteer for a new trial that will gather their views on telepresence robots in dementia care.
A clinical study investigating the effectiveness of Australian-developed smartphone medical applications for diagnosing and managing respiratory disease has been extended to adults following positive results with child patients.
Radiotherapy treatments that aim to improve access and accuracy and smartphone-based artificial intelligence software that narrates the physical world to the blind in real-time are among the innovations winning at this year’s Tech23 event.
Mitch Fifield may have moved on from aged care but he has not escaped the sector completely as one peak vows to meet with the minister in his new role to lobby for ICT support on a platform of improving the sector’s productivity.
Older Australians are the fastest growing segment of video gamers, according to a new report, whose author is calling for more seniors to take up gaming in preparation for the knowledge economy.
An electronic health records system is a strong indicator of whether an aged care facility will pass or fail accreditation, an upcoming e-health conference will hear.