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How to identify and engage your internal IT champions

| 23 Jul 2013

When it comes to implementing new technology platforms, it is important for aged care organisations to focus on developing a culture of adoption. Connecting with the influencers, or IT champions, within your organisation to help drive the adoption of new technology, can really make all the difference. Read on to find out how you can identify the IT champions in your organisation.

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Five hidden benefits of technology for aged care organisations

| 05 Jul 2013

Taking advantage of technology-based solutions offers countless benefits for aged care organisations in terms of efficiency, productivity and quality of care. However, if we focus too heavily on measurable benefits and financial drivers of technology in aged care, we’re at risk of discounting the intrinsic value that innovative systems can also offer to those working within the aged care sector.

In this post, we’ve compiled five of the hidden benefits technology, and highlighted how these can bring immense value to your aged care organisation and the people working within it.

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How the power of technology can revolutionise aged care

| 01 Jul 2013

A perfect storm is on the horizon. An ageing population, driven by the baby boomer generation – the 5.5 million people born between 1946 and 1965 – is about to put unprecedented pressures on Australia’s already overburdened health and aged care system.

There is a clear imperative to drive the uptake of technology in the health and aged care sector to ensure care providers can effectively manage spiralling financial costs, increasingly limited resources and other market challenges of the future.

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Maroba Lodge: reaping rewards from a technology-based system

| 30 Jun 2013

In 2008, management at Maroba Lodge realised that the organisation’s existing electronic resident management software would no longer support the changes that had been made to government funding and expenditure. Maroba Lodge has since switched to a technology-based management system that has provided care staff with quick and easy access to clinical information, which has resulted in improved health outcomes for all residents.

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The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus embraces technology, reduces operational risks

| 28 Jun 2013

The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus provides care to 1500 residents who, on average, take nine medications per day. This equates to 4,927,500 medications administered annually. Managing this volume using a manual, paper-based process was tedious and risky, with reduced visibility across medication management practices as well as increased risk of non-compliance. Find out how The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus leveraged technology advancements to overcome these challenges.

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Twilight Aged Care drives efficiencies with iCareHealth Clinical, Care and Medication Management

| 02 Apr 2013

Twilight Aged Care’s goals when enlisting the help of iCareHealth was  to manage critical resident data from initial enquiry to entry into care, as well as key financial information. iCareHealth’s Clinical, Care and Medication Management software, combined with Epicor Senior Living Solution has enabled Twilight Aged Care to create a series of administrative tools to easily manage and control resident care, drive greater efficiencies throughout the organisation, while giving staff more time to dedicate to resident care.

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UnitingCare Ageing completes largest implementation of an electronic clinical system

| 01 Jan 2013

With the help of iCareHealth, UnitingCare Ageing successfully completed the largest the software implementation ever taken by an Australian aged care provider, both on time and on budget. The complete clinical and care management solution has allowed UnitingCare Ageing to centralise information across the organisation,  while providing care staff with more time to provide resident-centric care.

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