Note 29. Intangible Assets

The Directorate has both internally generated software and externally purchased software. The internally generated software consists mainly of ‘the patient administration system software’, while the externally purchased software consists mainly of the ‘patient admission system software licence’.

 

  2013
$’000
2012
$’000
Computer Software    
Internally Generated Software    
Computer Software at Costa 39,819 33,599
Less: Accumulated Amortisation (28,183) (23,729)
Total Internally Generated Software 11,636 9,870
Total Computer Software 11,636 9,870
Total Intangible Assets 11,636 9,870

 

a) The increase is due to additional software purchases for the Intensive Care Unit Metavision System, Integrated Patient Meal System, Health Services Directory and enhancements to the ACT Patient Administration System.

 

Reconciliation of Intangible Assets
The following table shows the movement of each class of Intangible Asset distinguishing between internally generated and externally purchased intangibles from the beginning to the end of 2012‑13.
  Internally Generated Software
$’000
Externally Purchased Software
$’000
Total
$’000
Carrying Amount at the Beginning of the Reporting Period 9,870 9,870
Additions 6,220 6,220
Amortisation (4,454) (4,454)
Carrying Amount at the End of the Reporting Period 11,636 11,636

 

 

The following table shows the movement of each class of Intangible Asset distinguishing between internally generated and externally purchased intangibles from the beginning to the end of 2011‑12.
  Internally Generated Software
$’000
Externally Purchased Software
$’000
Total
$’000
Carrying Amount at the Beginning of the Reporting Period 12,827 12,827
Additions 1,545 1,545
Amortisation (4,526) (4,526)
Other Charges 24 24
Carrying Amount at the End of the Reporting Period 9,870 9,870