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Aged care IT in Australia-the past, present and future

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Abstract


  • This paper reviews the development of aged care IT innovations in Australia in the past decade. It starts with a brief description of the establishment of the Aged Care eConnect project by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing to promote aged care IT. This is followed by a snapshot of the aged care associations' and research groups' promotional activities. The roles of government, industry peak bodies, aged care providers, aged care IT application providers and researchers for the diffusion of aged care IT innovations are analysed.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Yu, P. (2012). Aged care IT in Australia-the past, present and future. Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 7 (2), 1-3.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84867701802

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=9592&context=infopapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/infopapers/2256

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 7

Issue


  • 2

Abstract


  • This paper reviews the development of aged care IT innovations in Australia in the past decade. It starts with a brief description of the establishment of the Aged Care eConnect project by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing to promote aged care IT. This is followed by a snapshot of the aged care associations' and research groups' promotional activities. The roles of government, industry peak bodies, aged care providers, aged care IT application providers and researchers for the diffusion of aged care IT innovations are analysed.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Yu, P. (2012). Aged care IT in Australia-the past, present and future. Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 7 (2), 1-3.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84867701802

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=9592&context=infopapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/infopapers/2256

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 7

Issue


  • 2