Tag Archives: Care

Key to rural aged care: pay and train more

Aged care providers in rural and remote communities would be better equipped to provide safe and quality services if their workers were better paid and more qualified, a royal commission has been told. Regional communities are in the spotlight as the aged care royal commission holds three days of hearings in Mudgee in the NSW… Read More »

Why rural residents need better access to care, starting with high-speed Internet

Did you know that “rural America” encompasses 97 percent of the US land mass? And, 60 million people (20 percent of the U.S. population) live in rural America. This matters when it comes to healthcare. Because of the sheer distances, rural residents are increasingly isolated from reasonable geographic access to physicians, behavioral health professionals, outpatient… Read More »

What Banking Can Teach Health Care About Handling Customer Data – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary Why can we run our entire financial lives with a few smartphone apps, a couple of plastic cards, and an ATM network, while so many of our interactions with the health care system still rely on phone calls, copiers, fax machines, and even the occasional multi-part form? Why is the routine exchange of… Read More »