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Self-Directed Care: Empowering Individuals & Maximizing Efficiencies

By AlayaCare / June 30, 2015

Earlier this year a thought provoking government-commissioned report on home care in Ontario was released, highlighting the struggling state of the system and its urgent need for restructuring. Titled “The Care We Need”, the critical report prompted the provincial government to release a new funding program as a direct response, implementing a series of pilot…

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4 Technology Initiatives to Make Home Care Easier in Ontario Healthcare System

By AlayaCare / February 8, 2015

It’s time for a MASH things up a bit in the Ontario Healthcare system!

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4 Reasons Why GPS-Enabled Mobile Care Workers are a Home Care Agency’s Best Friend

By AlayaCare / February 2, 2015

Mobility in home healthcare is not new. Agencies have dipped their toes in mobility over the past 10 years with varying degrees of dedication – from automated phone clocking systems to care workers and nurses lugging around laptops to the few agencies who have made the investment in mobile phones or tablets for their team…

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Throw Away Your Map and Pushpin There is an Easier Way to Schedule for Home Care Agencies

By AlayaCare / January 10, 2015

During a recent deployment, as we typically do, we had a usability session with a home healthcare agency Intake Coordinator who showed us her all too common setup. Pre-AlayaCare she jumps between their current solution and Google Maps, entering the client info into Google Maps. She then compares it with a map she has printed…

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Why UX Matters: Navel Gazing and the Dangers of Home Health Care Software Design

By AlayaCare / October 20, 2014

Too often companies have succumb to the temptation of mirror based design thinking. This can often result in a solution looking for a problem, a convoluted and meandering path to simple straightforward tasks and worse a capital investment that will require a write off in 1-2 years when the solution is scrapped. Here are some…

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