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When a Good Patient Experience Doesn’t Mean Good Health Outcomes

A Conversation with Michael Pugh When Michael Pugh (pictured above) first came to Colorado to run Parkview Health System in...

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We Save the Average Medical Practice 370 Hours in Admin Each Year

More Than One Million Hours Per Year in Total Recently we made a change to how we notify clinics about...

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7 Ways to Improve Preventative Health in Primary Care

Earlier this week we published an article: Why is Australia So Bad at Preventative Health? The piece revealed just how...

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Why is Australia So Bad at Preventative Health?

A Conversation with Professor Rosemary Calder We’re not good at preventative health in Australia. In 2016-17 we spent a mere...

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Why Google Reviews Matter for Practices, And How to Get More of Them

What are Google reviews? Google reviews are the comments and star reviews (out of 5) that appear publicly on Google local...

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Genie Solutions and HotDoc Partner to Provide Online Bookings to Specialists

We’re excited to announce HotDoc’s partnership with Genie Solutions—who provide practice management software to more than 21,000 medical professionals across...

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The Pros and Cons of Telehealth

Life After COVID Last month The Guardian published an article titled ‘The genie is out of the bottle’: telehealth points way...

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How Australians Prefer to Book Specialists—60% Say ‘Online’

In a recent patient survey* we found that, while the majority of patients (73%) say they have never booked an...

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A Remote Working Doctor’s Checklist of Requirements

From a Lawyer’s Perspective This is a guest post written by Sarah Bartholomeusz from YouLegal. The current global health pandemic has...

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7 Findings from HotDoc’s Telehealth Patient Survey 2020

Earlier this month we released our Telehealth Patient Survey 2020. The report features thoughts from hundreds ofAustralian patients on telehealth...

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Feature Stories

When a Good Patient Experience Doesn’t Mean Good Health Outcomes

A Conversation with Michael Pugh When Michael Pugh (pictured above) first came to Colorado to run Parkview Health System in...

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Why is Australia So Bad at Preventative Health?

A Conversation with Professor Rosemary Calder We’re not good at preventative health in Australia. In 2016-17 we spent a mere...

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The Pros and Cons of Telehealth

Life After COVID Last month The Guardian published an article titled ‘The genie is out of the bottle’: telehealth points way...

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A Message to Medical Professionals on Mental Illness Diagnosis

From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Susannah Cahalan In 2009, New York Post reporter Susannah Cahalan began to feel...

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The Stages of Behaviour Change Model

Q&A with Co-Founder Carlo DiClemente Carlo DiClemente is the co-creator of the Transtheoretical Model (TTM), often referred to as the...

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Heart Space: A Workbook for Grieving Women

In 2013, Arla Summers McCarthy was stillborn at 38 weeks. Her mother, Ami Summers, having experienced an uneventful pregnancy, was...

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Clue: An App for Period & Ovulation Tracking

An app backed by gynaecologists & trusted by 12 million women worldwide Darcy, a 22-year-old New South Wales resident, says...

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Using ‘Social Prescribing’ to Improve Mental Health

A Conversation with Katherine Boydell, Black Dog Institute Social prescribing is a way of linking people with non-medical support. It...

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10 Things Every Child With Autism Wants You to Know

A Conversation with Maja Toudal: An Insider’s Perspective Some children are a mystery to their parents. This can be especially...

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Practices Are Getting Bigger: What Does this Mean for Doctors and Patients?

In the last year, the number of Australian medical centres with 11 or more GPs has risen by 9%. In...

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Patient Perspectives

A Message to Medical Professionals on Mental Illness Diagnosis

From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Susannah Cahalan In 2009, New York Post reporter Susannah Cahalan began to feel...

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How Comfortable Are Patients With Digital New Patient Forms?

When seeing a new medical clinic, 64% of patients prefer to fill out a new patient form online in the...

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Heart Space: A Workbook for Grieving Women

In 2013, Arla Summers McCarthy was stillborn at 38 weeks. Her mother, Ami Summers, having experienced an uneventful pregnancy, was...

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10 Things Every Child With Autism Wants You to Know

A Conversation with Maja Toudal: An Insider’s Perspective Some children are a mystery to their parents. This can be especially...

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How Do Patients Prefer to Receive Recalls? We Surveyed 1,000+ Patients

We recently surveyed over 1,000 Australians to learn more about which method of contact they prefer to receive from medical...

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The Surprising Ties Between Anorexia, Mental Illness & Addiction

A Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author, Marya Hornbacher As early as age 4, Marya Hornbacher recalls being on...

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The Pink Elephants Support Network: A Resource for Women Who Have Miscarried

A Conversation with Samantha Payne Sam Payne’s (left) first miscarriage was emotionally traumatic. In the aftermath, she found herself alone...

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Tapering Patients Off Pain Medication Safely

A Conversation with Travis Rieder In 2015, Travis Rieder was hit by a van while he was riding his motorcycle....

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What Seniors Say About Technology in Medical Centres

It’s long been assumed that seniors are reluctant to embrace new technology. This was our perception before we went out...

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A Revolutionary New Weapon for Combating Stress: The Soldierly Smartwatch App

A Conversation Chris Rhyss Edwards  Chris Rhyss Edwards is a former soldier who spent a decade in the Australian...

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Resources

7 Ways to Improve Preventative Health in Primary Care

Earlier this week we published an article: Why is Australia So Bad at Preventative Health? The piece revealed just how...

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A Remote Working Doctor’s Checklist of Requirements

From a Lawyer’s Perspective This is a guest post written by Sarah Bartholomeusz from YouLegal. The current global health pandemic has...

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7 Findings from HotDoc’s Telehealth Patient Survey 2020

Earlier this month we released our Telehealth Patient Survey 2020. The report features thoughts from hundreds ofAustralian patients on telehealth...

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A Checklist of Telehealth Considerations for Practices

From a Lawyer’s Perspective This is a guest post written by Sarah Bartholomeusz from YouLegal.   Australia, as we all...

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A VR Solution to Take the Fear Out of Needles

An Interview with Smileyscope Australian clinicians are expecting unprecedented demand for this year’s flu shot as people take extra steps...

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9 Things to Do When Preparing to Be a Work-From-Home Doctor

With more and more doctors being encouraged to work from home, we’ve certainly entered a brave new world for general...

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A Resource to Help Clinicians Safely Recommend Health Apps

The Digital Health Guide The Digital Health Guide is a joint venture between HealthCare Software and Semantic Consulting. The platform...

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How Often Do Australians Visit a Doctor? We Break GP Visits Down By Demographics

Looking at the results from HotDoc’s Patient Survey 2020 (a survey of 618 Australians) we found 48% of Australians visit...

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Heart Space: A Workbook for Grieving Women

In 2013, Arla Summers McCarthy was stillborn at 38 weeks. Her mother, Ami Summers, having experienced an uneventful pregnancy, was...

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10 Things Every Child With Autism Wants You to Know

A Conversation with Maja Toudal: An Insider’s Perspective Some children are a mystery to their parents. This can be especially...

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