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  1. Why Calling Addiction a ‘Brain Disease’ Does More Harm Than Good: A Conversation with Dr. Sally Satel

    When Dr. Sally Satel finished her psychiatry residency at Yale, she was interested in working with schizophrenia patients. This was a problem, because while she wanted to remain at Yale,…

  2. Australian Allergy Centre: Shared-Care Allergy Training for Clinics, A Conversation with Clinical Director, Dr. Suzan Bekir

    Once upon a time, hay fever sufferers were extremely rare. For instance, when physician John Bostock scoured England attempting to find people suffering from hay fever in the 19th century,…

  3. A Connection Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Mitochondria: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Myhill

    Dr. Sarah Myhill is a British GP who has treated over 10,000 people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Her website, which offers health advice to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers,…

  4. Part 3: Intermountain Healthcare’s 4 Step Strategy to Improve Patient Outcomes, And Reduce Costs – A Moneyball Analogy

    This is Part 3 of a 3 part series. Go to Part 1. Go to Part 2. Recap: In Part 2, we met Dr. Brent James, a trained surgeon and…

  5. Part 2: Dr. Brent James – The Man Who Saved 2,000 Lives a Year, While Reducing Hospital Costs By Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

    This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. Recap: In Part 1 we met Edward Deming who helped post-World War II Japanese manufacturers compete with US companies by improving…

  6. Part 1: Edward Deming’s Radical Theory – What Japan’s Post-WWII Economic Boom Can Teach Us About Good Health Care

    This is Part 1 of a 3 part series. In this series, we tell the story of two men: Edward Deming and Dr. Brent James. Their understanding of systems improvement,…

  7. Chess, Tolstoy and a Hippocratic Oath: Meet HotDoc’s CEO and Founder, Dr. Ben Hurst

    When I walked into the room to interview Dr. Ben Hurst, he was slouched in the chair playing chess on his phone. I had disappeared downstairs just for a moment…

  8. The Surprising Ties Between Anorexia, Mental Illness & Addiction: An Eye-Opening Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author, Marya Hornbacher

    As early as age 4, Marya Hornbacher recalls being on a diet… thus began her decades long struggle with body image and an all-consuming quest to starve herself to death….

  9. The School of Life: A Global Organisation Helping People Disconnected from Meaning, Purpose and Community

    Mental health has become Australia’s number one health concern. RACGP made this abundantly clear in their Health of the Nation 2018 Report when they showed a whopping 62% of all GP…

  10. Mastering the Doctor-Patient Conversation: Q&A with Dr. Danielle Ofri, Author of ‘What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear’

    Dr. Danielle Ofri is a physician at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the US. She is also a faculty member of NYU School of Medicine…

  11. The AI Technology Revolutionising the Field of Dermatology: A Conversation with DermEngine CEO Maryam Sadeghi

    In 2014, Maryam Sadeghi received a phone call from her PhD advisor, Dr. Stella Atkins, who was concerned that she may have a melanoma. At the time, Sadeghi had just…

  12. Expert Insights on Autism: A Conversation with Dr. Tony Attwood, Clinical Psychologist, Speaker and Author of 8 Books on Autism

    Trish lives in Queensland with her husband and three spirited daughters who are all under the age of 10. Along with her husband, two of her daughters are autistic. Last year,…

  13. Is eMental Health the Answer to Australia’s Mental Health Crisis? A Conversation with Dr. Jan Orman, Black Dog Institute

    25 year old Lisa had been struggling with her mental health for over a decade. Over the years, she had seen a host of different psychologists, but struggled to maintain…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. Patient Privacy: A Collaboration that Places Patients at the Centre

    Arguably, privacy has become one of the biggest issues facing our society today, particularly as our reliance on technology grows. Nowhere is this more evident than in the healthcare space,…

  20. Embrace: The Smartwatch that Detects Epileptic Seizures by Monitoring Skin Conductance and Alerts Caregivers

    Natasha’s Mum had been in the shower when she heard her phone issue an alarm indicating her daughter might need help. She ran out of the shower to her daughter’s…

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