Soar, Jeffrey and Eley, Rob (2010) Changing ICT for client/patient management and clinical information in residential and community aged care services in regional Australia: structured interviews with service managers. In: ICOST 2010: 8th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics: Aging Friendly Technology for Health and Independence , 22-24 Jun 2010, Seoul, South Korea.
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Aims: To determine the degree of change in investment in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in 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: Aged care providers were found to have made significant recent investment in ICT. A major driver was to improve patient care. There were investments in clinical systems and systems for administration. Summary: Aged care is 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 clinical systems and other systems to assist staff in providing care.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||The 26 revised full papers and 15 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections. Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||information technology; computing; aged care; seniors; workforce|
|Depositing User:||Professor Jeffrey Soar|
|Date Deposited:||30 Mar 2011 03:57|
|Last Modified:||03 Jul 2013 00:35|
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