CARE-IT research finds big digital maturity divide in aged care

The aged care sector continues to experience a large divide in digital maturity, with about 40 per cent of providers still not using electronic clinical systems, half not using telehealth or telecare and a big disconnect between the My Health Record system and My Aged Care.

The figures come from research published today by the Aged Care Industry IT Council in its Capabilities in Aged and Community Care Readiness: An Evaluation of Innovation and Technology (CARE-IT) report, which also found that cost, expertise and appropriate supporting systems remained three of the most frequently identified barriers to improved uptake of technology.

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