Soar, Jeffrey (2010) Internet access in selected aged care services in rural and regional Queensland. In: 18th Annual Health Informatics Conference: Informing the Business of Healthcare (HIC 2010), 24-26 Aug 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
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Aims: to determine the perceptions of management of change in investment in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and internet access in selected residential and community aged care services in regional Queensland.
Methodology: a convenience sample using structured telephone interviews of senior executives or managers of service providers
Findings: participating aged care providers were found to have made significant recent investment in ICT. There was also better availability of access to the internet for staff.
Summary: aged care has not generally seen to be a sector that has taken advantage of ICT; that appears to be changing and there is now significant investment in ICT and better access to the internet.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Publisher:||Health Informatics Society of Australia Ltd.|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information (displayed to public):||Author retains copyright.|
|Depositing User:||Professor Jeffrey Soar|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems|
|Date Deposited:||28 Mar 2011 11:53|
|Last Modified:||02 Sep 2014 22:05|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||aged care; ICT; workforce; computing|
|Fields of Research (FoR):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920502 Health Related to Ageing|
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