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  1. Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression: Johann Hari’s Message to Doctors

    We sat down with Johann Hari Cambridge social scientist and New York Times best-selling author of Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression & the Unexpected Solutions.

  2. What 81 Million ‘Crisis’ Text Messages Can Teach Us About Mental Health

    They call me gay and fat and I don’t know what to say… I feel completely invisible… I want to die or run away… I’m recovering from anorexia but I…

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    Live Event: Mastering the Top 3 Health Assessments in General Practice (6 CPD Hrs)

    We invite you to a full-day event to expand your scope of practice, consolidate your knowledge, and learn how to perform these 3 essential assessments with confidence:   75+ year…

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    Webinar: Privacy Requirements and Patient Data Compliance for General Practice

    This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff an overview of regulations Australian Privacy Principles and guidance on patient data compliance in…

  5. The Search for Truth on Concussions and CTE, And How Australian Doctors Can Help

    We talked to Dr. Chris Nowinski who is a neuroscientist, author of the book, Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis, and CEO of Concussion Legacy Foundation. Chris’ TED Talk, which has…

  6. A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit — 5 Times More Successful than Cognitive Therapy

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Judson Brewer, who specialises in addiction psychiatry and neuroscience and is Director of Research in Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Centre. Judson’s TED Talk, which…

  7. Placeholders: A Solution to Prevent Double Bookings

    We’re pleased to announce the arrival of placeholders for HotDoc clinics. Placeholders are a feature available to clinics using HotDoc bookings. The feature prevents booking clashes by reserving an appointment’s…

  8. 3 Ways to Find Out Where Your Patients Actually Come From

    As a tech company we’re continually trying to find out, not just why people choose to use us, but also how they first came to find out about us. Even as…

  9. HotDoc Partners with the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)

    We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) — Australia’s largest professional body for healthcare practice management. The partnership aims to combine the…

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    Webinar: Practice Requirements for Recalls, Reminders, Abnormal Results and Urgent Discuss Cases

    This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on the correct forms and frequency of communication for recalls and reminders…

  11. The Science of Sleep, And the Noise that Induces Deep Sleep

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Dan Gartenberg, an adjunct assistant professor at Penn State University, who may hold the key to a better nights sleep for all. Dan’s TED…

  12. The Role of Empathy in Drug Addiction: A Lesson From Vancouver’s Opioid Crisis

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Mark Tyndall, Director of UBC Centre for Disease Control about what he has learned as co-lead investigator to North America’s first supervised injection site. Mark’s TED…

  13. Patient Perspectives: What Does Patient Privacy Mean to You?

     Patient privacy appears to be the topic of contention in 2018. It seems a day doesn’t go by that the roll out of My Health Record’s ‘opt-out’ system isn’t…

  14. Push Notifications – Free Reminders for HotDoc Clinics

    We’re now offering HotDoc clinics the option to send appointment reminders as a free push notification, rather than a SMS. What is a push notification?   A push notification is…

  15. Patient Perspectives: How Important is Continuity of Care to You?

    This video is the first in a series of interviews we conducted with a handful of Australian patients. In this video we asked patients how much they valued continuity of…

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    Webinar: Health Coaching & Patient-Centred Care in General Practice

    This free webinar provides the practice team, including nurses, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on the benefits and challenges of health coaching and patient-centred care in general practice.

  17. The Importance of Patient Trust: A Conversation with Dr Ranjana Srivastava

    We talked to Dr Ranjana Srivastava, a Melbourne oncologist and regular columnist for The Guardian newspaper, about what patient trust means to her. We talked about why trust is important,…

  18. My Health Record – What GPs Need to Know

    My Health Record is a digital record allowing a patient to access a summary of their health information securely online. The record can also be accessed by health practitioners who…

  19. VVCS: Providing Free Support and Counselling for Veterans and Their Families

    Brenton Russell was going through a hard time. After working for 15 years as an Infantry Officer in the Army, he had become accustomed to the demands of military life….

  20. HotDoc’s Patient Privacy Statement

    HotDoc’s mission is to enable the best possible patient experience. We do not believe in a business model that diminishes the patient experience in any way such as passing on…

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