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This week: Study identifies dementia medication management barriers - Is Australia over-reliant on residential aged care? - Digital health Innovation Challenge winners - and more.
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Up to two thirds of people with dementia are prescribed potentially inappropriate medications, with a new study from Monash University exploring system challenges which may lead to this. - monash.edu
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety interim report highlighted many concerns about aged care in Australia. These include that “the system designed to care for older Australians is woefully inadequate”, and that “aged care services have simply not been seen as a priority by successive Governments”. - mja.com.au
A research project underway in western Sydney could see marked improvements for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). - hospitalhealth.com.au
The winning entrants enable delivery of care in new ways, improve health outcomes, strengthen responses to health emergencies and accelerate digital health into the future. - digitalhealth.gov.au
The study, which tracked 37 asymptomatic and 37 symptomatic patients from China’s Wanzhou District, found that more than 90% of both groups had steep declines in levels of SARS-CoV-2–specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies within 2–3 months of infection. - racgp.org.au
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