Under a new four-year plan, the Tasmanian Government is set to trial a new centralised and electronic medical record system and a patient record viewer that connects public and private care providers. Virtual technology, including telehealth, will also be upgraded so more patients can receive care in their home or community.
A new survey by the Aged Care Industry Technology Council is intended to inform on what constitutes the scope of a clinical system in aged care and the possible benefits of aligning these systems to standards.
InteliCare CEO Jason Waller says more money simply isn’t going to fix the structural issues of a critical workforce shortage. Until we work smarter, empowering workers with technology that allows them to deliver better care to more people more efficiently, the budget simply goes unspent and services continue to go undelivered.
With life becoming more and more dependent upon digitised systems as each year passes, there is much work to be done in securing both personal and nation-wide digital infrastructure. BIANCA ROBERTS looks at what is being done to keep our systems safe.
A new strategic alliance between a leading global health care services provider and an aged care software developer is looking to capitalise on the growing appetite of Australian seniors to go digital post global pandemic.
Both the elderly and youth generations have been some of the most socially isolated populations during the pandemic, but a New South Wales programme is bringing the age opposites together in a new digital programme.