Patients are now accustomed to receiving reminders via SMS for a range of appointments, whether it’s a hair appointment or one with a doctor. Appointment reminders are now a vital way that general practices across Australia are reducing the number of patients who forget to attend their appointment or cancel at the last minute. What’s the best body to use for your SMS Reminders?
Published 2016. HotDoc CEO, Dr Ben Hurst, reflects on his early career as a doctor, and what recent developments in the startup industry mean for the future of healthcare technology.
All GPs understand the importance of continuity of care and the positive impact that getting to know a patient over time and establishing a true therapeutic relationship can have on patient outcomes. What does the recently announced ‘Health Care Home’ model mean for Australian general practices?
Every flu season, patients ask many different questions on vaccination side effects, and not all practitioners can give a jargon-free answer.
So below are the top five questions that patients will likely ask your practice this flu season – with an answer that is simple for patients to understand
There have been reports of up to two-thirds of Australian GPs intending to or already starting to raise fees as a consequence of the Medicare rebate freeze extension to 2018…