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Thu 6th March 2014
The Federal Government has been urged to help drive industry-wide change and provide assistance with the adoption of technology across the aged care sector, at Monday’s launch of the Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC) ICT Vision report in Canberra. ACIITC is a collaboration of the two aged services industry peak bodies: Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA). The Federal Minister for Social Services, Kevin Andrews, launched the report at Parliament House on Monday. He...   more
Wed 5th June 2013
Delays to the rollout of the NBN may affect recruitment for some of the telehealth trials announced earlier this year. Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC) chair Suri Ramanathan said that, with a smaller number of households connected to the NBN than anticipated, it has become more difficult for organisers to find eligible participants. “People are excited about participating in the trials, but unfortunately on the practical side, the NBN delivery dates keep slipping out so the actual NBN footprint is very small,” he says...   more
Tue 7th May 2013
Technology holds the key to resolve the workforce challenges facing the aged care sector, Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC) Chair Suri Ramanathan said today. Ramanathan was reflecting on the Council’s fifth annual Information Technology in Aged Care (ITAC) conference in Melbourne last week, which attracted around 450 people from the aged care sector. The ACIITC is a joint venture between the aged care industry’s two peak bodies, Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA),...   more
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