How can children pick up a gadget and use it straight away while parents and grandparents need the kids to set up the new TV or ‘work’ a new device? New research suggests we need more ‘inclusive’ product design.
NeuRA has just gone mobile, following the release of its first-ever app which aims to measure an older person’s fear and risk of falling and suggest targeted falls prevention strategies.
A new telehealth solution has been launched that allows high quality multi-user video consultations with any health professional who has broadband, and also monitors the patient’s vital signs in their own home.
Online continuing professional education for nurses has taken a technological leap forward through the use of high-quality 3D models of the human body to support training and assessment.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is among 28 organisations that have been funded to encourage quicker uptake of telehealth videoconferencing.
Sophisticated apps, programs and websites, available on your portable electronic device, are transforming the way we monitor our own health and the way we care for others. Report from Health Informatics Conference 2012 in Sydney
The report from the Pathfinder project will soon inform aged care providers about the use of personally-controlled eHealth records. The sector is on track to help clients use eHealth records as soon as they are functional.
Some of Australia’s top minds in science and technology hosted a Chinese delegation in Canberra this week, discussing the role of healthy ageing technologies in our shared future.
You asked for it and the app’s developers have responded. Alzheimer’s Australia and the Bupa Health Foundation have launched the Android version of the overwhelmingly successful Apple BrainyApp.
The Aged Care IT Vendors Association has criticised the Department of Health and Ageing for keeping the makers of specialist aged care software out in the cold when funding policies change. Now they want to be let into the tent.
The National E-Health Transition Authority has announced the five members of the aged care industry software vendors panel that will drive eHealth uptake across the sector.
A new system to measure the changing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease electronically has been developed in Victoria, with the help of the state government, and is now ready for use around the world.
The operator of one Queensland retirement village has just unveiled a telehealth video consultation facility. Meanwhile, in Victoria, a home nursing service is running a trial with university researchers to see how telehealth can support home nursing.