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06 Dec
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innovAGEING: What’s Next Is More Important Than What We’ve Done
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It’s the presence of others who are smarter, kinder, wiser, and different from you that enables you to evolve. Those are the people to surround yourself with at all times....
27 Sep
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And Now For Something Completely Different… Empathy
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This one’s a simple article, and it begins with a recent innovAGEING (iA) service design workshop in Canberra. Teams of two were asked to spend time to get to know each other as...
06 Jul
Creating New Aged Care Markets
Creating New Aged Care Markets: Technology, Disruption, and Existing Consumer Traps
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The problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you’ve never actually known what the question is. – Deep Thought, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy For a long time, digital...
07 May
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If You Build It, Why Wouldn’t They Come?
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The American writer, Mark Twain, once wrote that: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’...
29 Apr
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Sustaining innovation requires strong links to core business
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Keep solutions anchored to customers’ needs to maintain structure, discipline and longevity. There’s a lot of talk these days about innovation in Australia. Start-ups, incubator...
28 Apr
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IRT searches for cutting-edge business models
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Competitive challenge creates pathway for those who are passionate about improving the lives of older people. Innovation is the buzzword of the aged care sector, and with the Tu...
27 Apr
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Questioning the norms: ‘Design thinking’ essential for unprecedented advances
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Over time, the ‘revolutionary’ idea can become as logical and obvious as wheels on a suitcase. If the last five years have all been about the collection of data, the next period...
26 Apr
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Digital integration: Supporting, not replacing personalised care
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The right technology infrastructure can help lift organisations’ quality and efficiency dividends. Australia’s healthcare sector continues to maintain its position as a global l...
25 Apr
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Innovation: Just one element in the wider mix needed for true industry ‘disruption’ 
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Fresh models that exploit new ideas can be the catalyst for momentous change. Many associated with the Australian aged services industry seem to throw around the terms innovatio...
24 Apr
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Measuring wellbeing and quality of life in aged care
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A provider’s new care model integrates an international care outcome measurement tool in an exciting and unique way. Measuring wellbeing outcomes and the impact of aged care ser...
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