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Calls to embed digital health specialists in workforce, simplify aged care technology

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The aged care workforce needs digital health and technology specialists to support providers to implement recommended technology reforms, an industry conference has heard.

Australasian Institute of Digital Health CEO Dr Louise Schaper said the aged care sector must learn from the health care sector and take a strategic approach to implementing technology.

“I would certainly suggest that you do need some people who specialise in digital health in the aged care sector and they should be embedded throughout organisations,” Dr Schaper told the ITAC 2021 virtual conference on Tuesday.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Sandy Cheu, 2021, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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