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MyCareManager: services from a distance

A new eHealth platform is set to provide aged-care staff and residents with online medical updates and personalised information. Telstra Health has launched MyCareManager, developed in conjunction with community care specialists and Telstra Health subsidiary HealthConnex. The platform is expected to help carers ...

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Tech talk breakdowns costly

Shortfalls in the consultation between patient advocates and government on healthcare tech funding must be improved, researchers from the University of Adelaide have argued. Dr Jackie Street, senior lecturer in public health said patient organisations are not being effectively engaged, ...

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RDNS plans expansive diversity training

The Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) has been awarded a Department of Social Services grant to develop, deliver and evaluate a new diversity education program. The proposal includes 24 diversity education workshops delivered by RDNS diversity trainers across Australia, engaging 600 ...

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Facilities lack proper infection control: study

Many aged-care facilities lack staff trained in infection control and have inadequate restrictions on antimicrobials. Those were amongst the key findings of a study that looked into infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship in Australian aged care. The study, led by adjunct clinical associate professor at Monash University Rhonda ...

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