From simple, standalone devices to smart clothing and cutting-edge home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support the independence and wellbeing of older people and their carers at home.
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Aged care facilities can utilise emerging hardware and software to drive improved business and care outcomes, but this requires investment in infrastructure, writes Paul Craven.
The new generation of apps is turning the traditional software industry on its head, which is good news for Australia’s aged care providers looking for affordable and accessible solutions, writes Ross McDonald.
As packages have become more competitive and the home care sector booms, aged care providers are looking to technology to enhance their clinical governance and financial sustainability, writes Chris Gray.
CIOs and executives know it is all systems go for consumer directed care from next month, yet the information and communications technology to support its delivery are still evolving.
Just as Australian aged care providers are undertaking mergers and acquisitions to achieve economies of scale, they are also looking for scale and stability in their suppliers, says iCareHealth managing director Chris Gray.
The Aged Care IT Vendors Association has criticised the Department of Health and Ageing for keeping the makers of specialist aged care software out in the cold when funding policies change. Now they want to be let into the tent.
The National E-Health Transition Authority has announced the five members of the aged care industry software vendors panel that will drive eHealth uptake across the sector.
A well-known aged care industry software vendor has launched its first foray into electronic medication management, ahead of the ITAC 2012 conference.
Residential aged care facilities in the Hunter region of NSW are being “empowered” by cloud-based virtual clinical decision support software, provided by their Medicare Local.
Now it plans to introduce the Australian developed aged care software solution to a global audience
A new chronic disease management program in Queensland is aiming to set new benchmarks in care outcomes.
Providers halt and delay IT plans following a change in the licensing arrangements for charitable organisations.
iCare has launched a new standalone ACFI calculator for electronic calculation and assessment lodgements.