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Gamification, a New Approach for Age Services?
The age services sector has been hit hard in 2020. Residents are disproportionately represented in COVID death statistics and the carers supporting them have been put under consid...
The Hybrid Care Model Is Here to Stay
By 2030, the majority of older Australians will choose to have some or most of their care delivered remotely. This hybrid care model – where in-person care is complemented wi...
Forget Resilience, You Need to Be Antifragile
Nonlinear systems generally cannot be solved and cannot be added together… Nonlinearity means that the act of playing the game has a way of changing the rules… That twi...
Big Data, Quality Data, Smart Data…. Where Should We Start?
“I’ve got all this data, what can I do with it?” This is a question I hear all the time. In fact, the number of times I hear this question has increased in the “Big Data” world, wh...
Innovation’s Finance Problem: Why the Math Stacks Up, but Maybe Not Your Decisions
“If a factory is torn down, but the rationality which produced it is left standing, then rationality will simply produce another factory…There’s so much talk about the system. And ...
The Mobile Health Moment: Understanding Mobility Patterns and Infection Control
Infectious diseases affect billions of people each year and are one of the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for an estimated 14.7 million deaths per year – this is equ...
Reconciling Quality and Efficiency: Fixing Information Silos In Care
A single, quality assured plan of care, key information and a detailed schedule of care activities for each resident, shared by all involved in care delivery? Sounds obvious doesn...
The UX Factor In Data and Analytics
Every wearable pings a precise location every second (that’s a lot of data). My role is to turn those coordinates into answers for questions being asked by care providers and famil...
Leveraging Data and Communication Technology To Improve Infection Control In Aged Care Facilities
Living in 21st Century Australia means living with two universal realities. The first, is that data informs almost every step of our life, and the second, is that modern communicat...
Driving Sustainable Growth in Community Organisations
19 years ago, I took the opportunity to leap into the world of caring for people with disabilities as a community care worker. I worked my way through mental health support, admini...