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Reimagining a better model of care that drives better health habits
MedicalDirector's CEO, Matthew Bardsley, opens up debate around what our behaviour would be like in a world where there was no health insurance. Would it mean that we would take more time everyday to be more proactive about our health and take the right measures to prevent illness and ensure our wellbeing in the long-run?
Report reveals patients want more health information from GPs
Recent research has found patients are getting more information from Dr Google than their doctors, but doctors need to consider becoming more proactive in giving patients what they really need to manage their health, Dr Charlotte Middleton, GP and Chief Medical Advisor at MedicalDirector, says.
At MedicalDirector, we take pride in offering the most premium clinical and practice management software on the market. Let’s take a look at what you need to know about the upcoming changes to our pricing model and how it may impact your practice.
In this article, we tackle all the key questions around medicinal cannabis, how patients can access it, how clinicians can prescribe and dispense it and the wider legal issues impacting prescription, cultivation and supply.
What healthcare gap participation transparency means for patients
The difference between expectation and reality when it comes to health insurance coverage is a growing concern. In this article, we take a look at how we can ensure greater transparency when it comes to healthcare gap participation and what it means for patients.
Have you ever wondered how your patient’s diagnostic and clinical reports and self-populating smart forms find their way into your MedicalDirector system? While it may seem to just happen, there is actually a high level of technical integration that takes the complexity out of this important functionality to make receiving/sending information easy for you.
Patients’ expectations from their GPs is changing rapidly, particularly as technology such as smartphones and wearables are already facilitating a highly personalised, engaging and real-time experience in other aspects of their everyday lives.