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Shared knowledge: How to protect your software investment

| 25 Jun 2015

When an aged care provider implements a software system, there is often a project lead that helps drive the decision making, implementation, training and support process. These staff members are an invaluable source of expertise for an organisation, but what happens when they leave? With an average staff turnover of 25% annually, it is important that aged care providers protect their software investment from staff turnover by implementing a set of internal handover strategies.

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IT champions: why staff are your biggest asset when implementing new technology

| 28 May 2015

The use of technology in aged care is increasing. As a result, it is important providers ensure staff are supported so that they are willing and able to use internal IT systems correctly. In 2013, the iCareHealth blog explored the use of IT champions in achieving a smooth technology implementation process. Today, we look back at how to identify your own IT champions and how promoting these roles can generate benefits for your business.

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Aged care executives join forces to discuss future of sector – Part 1

| 30 Apr 2015

iCareHealth and Telstra Health recently hosted a series of lunches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior aged care executives to share ideas and discuss how technology is changing the face of aged care. With a wealth of knowledge from the health and IT sectors, the discussion centred around how aged care providers can remain sustainable in the long term. In part one of this two part special, we look at some of the key issues discussed throughout the lunches, including sector consolidation and funding changes.

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Aged care executives join forces to discuss future of sector – Part 2

| 30 Apr 2015

iCareHealth and Telstra Health recently hosted a series of lunches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior aged care executives to share ideas and discuss how technology is changing the face of aged care. With a wealth of knowledge from the health and IT sectors, the discussion centred around how aged care providers can remain sustainable in the long term. In part two of our wrap-up special, we look at some of the hot topics discussed throughout the lunches, including staff recruitment and retention, cloud computing, and reducing system silos.

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