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  1. How Google My Business Works for Medical Centres, And Why Having a Listing is Crucial

    What is Google My Business?   Google My Business is a free business directory. It allows your clinic to be found more easily online by connecting a number of Google’s services…

  2. THIS WAY UP: Clinically Proven Online Courses for Mental Health & Chronic Pain, Helping 9,800 Clinicians and 36,000 Individuals

    THIS WAY UP provides online courses for a variety of mental health disorders using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Jointly designed and developed by Professor Gavin Andrews and his team of psychiatrists…

  3. Q&A with Dr. John B. Arden: Author of 15 Brain-Based Books and Kaiser Permanente’s Director of Training, California (2000-‘16)

    Dr. John B. Arden is a leader in the field of brain-based therapy, which is the integration of neuroscience and psychotherapy. His work gels what is currently known about the…

  4. 5 Healthcare Events Not to be Missed in 2019

    Photo credit: AAPM’s National Conference As HotDoc’s Events and Community Manager, I’ve spent a good part of this year looking into all of the general practice events coming up in…

  5. HotDoc Helps 11 GP Clinic, Your Family Doctors, Recall More Patients for Preventative Health Checks

    Your Family Doctors is an 11 GP clinic located on Australia’s Central Coast. Melissa the Practice Manager shares, “We have 11 GPs, 10 female GPs and one male, so we…

  6. The Physician-Pharmacy Flu Vaccine Turf War: How GPs Can Stop Their Patients Being Poached

    For the best part of two millennia pharmacists and physicians have gone head to head. We can travel back to 500 AD Japan to see this when the nation had just…

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    Webinar: Calculating Absolute Cardiovascular Risk & Relevant Health Assessments in General Practice

    This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with an overview of the medicare items and billing requirements of the new Heart Health…

  8. Q&A with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: Stroke Recovery Advice for Patients and Caregivers

    One morning in 1996, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor woke with a pounding pain behind her left eye. At first, brushing the pain off, she hopped on her cardio glider as…

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    Webinar: Flu Vaccine Update 2019

    This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with an overview of flu vaccine updates in 2019 related to the different strains,…

  10. The 2019 ‘Flu Clinic Kit’ for HotDoc Practices

    With flu season fast approaching, we’ve taken the time to put together a Flu Clinic Kit for HotDoc practices. The aim of the kit is to make it as easy…

  11. The Pink Elephants Support Network: A Resource for GPs Wanting to Help Women Who Have Miscarried

    Sam Payne’s first miscarriage was emotionally traumatic. In the aftermath, she found herself alone reading through horror stories online about never being able to give birth again. She had no…

  12. The Happiness Trap: A Conversation with Dr. Russ Harris on the Foundations of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

    You may be familiar with Dr. Russ Harris if you’ve read his best selling book, The Happiness Trap. You may have even attended one of his courses, considering he’s trained…

  13. HotDoc Helps 3 GP Clinic, Battery Point Medical, Add 2,500 Patients to Their Database in 9 Weeks

    Battery Point Medical opened its doors in December 2018. Situated close to the historic area of Salamanca Place in Hobart, the clinic occupies a stunning 1880s building designed by Henry…

  14. Google Ads: How to Defend Against Competitors Bidding On Your Clinic’s Name

    Sometimes other brands will create Google Ads for your clinic’s name to try and syphon patients, who are searching for you, to their website. This is most commonly done by…

  15. How to Set Up a Successful Google AdWords Campaign for a Medical Centre

    What are Google Ads?   Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) is an online advertising platform developed by Google where advertisers, like medical centres, can pay to have a simple text…

  16. How to Run an Effective Facebook Ads Campaign for a Medical Centre

    Facebook has 15 million active users in Australia (as of January 2019) which equates to roughly 60% of the population. This makes the platform great for raising awareness about your…

  17. How to Set Up Google Analytics to Track Your Medical Centre’s Website

    What is Google Analytics   Google Analytics is a tool for understanding how people find and use your website. It can be used to understand things like: How many people…

  18. How to Create an Email Newsletter That Keeps Your Clinic in Patient’s Minds

    One of the biggest difficulties to running a medical centre is encouraging your patients to return to your clinic the next time around. While most patients tend to naturally return…

  19. 10 Free Marketing Tools Every Medical Centre Should Use to Grow Their Practice

    There are literally millions of free tools available for marketing your medical centre. The trick is knowing which ones are worth your time checking out. The good news is that…

  20. The Role of Patient Feedback in Improving the Patient Experience: A GP’s Perspective

    Being a GP for a number of years, I’ve really come to learn the importance of getting feedback from patients. I remember one of our patients who had been visiting…

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