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Opinion: IT priority for better community care

  IT investment should be at the top of board decisions in community care, especially when operating in the consumer engagement economy. In the corporate world, “more with less” has been the primary management mantra for nearly two decades. In ...

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Senators ‘dangerously naive’ on ehealth

A parliamentary committee has been labelled “dangerously naive” after giving its tick of approval to electronic health records for all Australians. A Senate inquiry has recommended that proposed legislation to reboot Australia’s current e-health system and switch it from an ...

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The winning design? It’s an easy call

A new call device that allows people with physical disabilities to call for assistance in a way that wasn’t possible before, has won a series of awards. The device, developed by researchers from Flinders University and the University of South ...

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Workforce systems can help patients, too

Workforce systems aren’t just for employees and employers, patients benefit as well. By Deane Hornsby At some point during our lives, all of us are going to rely on the support of an aged-care professional, be it assisting a loved ...

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Stroke prevention research wins grant

Sydney Nursing School researchers have been awarded a $200,000 grant at the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network State of the Heart Showcase and Awards ceremony. The funding will allow the University of Sydney team to further research stroke prevention through early ...

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