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Access a variety of tools and resources on a broad range of topics including clinical strategies, health software, practice research and much more.

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Medicare Web Services Q&A

The Australian Government recently announced the roll-out of Medicare Web Services commencing from August 2021. In this webinar we look at the changes and how they will affect you and your practice.

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Patient attitudes — Natural Medicines

To learn more about patient attitudes to alternatives medicines and find out what they know about natural medicines and how comfortable they are talking to their GPs about alternative therapies.

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Sample Care Plan

Sample care plan generated using MedicalDirector Care - a fully integrated care planning tool within MedicalDirector software that combines patient information with essential clinical details in a comprehensive format.

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Free IT Cost Calculator

Your healthcare software is a substantial cost for your practice. When you factor in server costs, infrastructure, licencing and IT support, you can find yourself paying tens or even hundreds of thousands a year — time and resources that could be spent on your patients.

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Free Cyber Security Assessment

As healthcare is becoming increasingly digitised, security remains a crucial element in protecting patient and practice data. Take the free cyber security assessment to find out if your practice is adequately protected.

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What to Include in a Care Plan

The Australian Government, through Medicare, has implemented GP Management Plans (GP Management Plans) to help GPs coordinate care for patients with chronic conditions or terminal illness. This is a quick guide to what must be included in Medicare Benefits Schedule item 721, as at May 2021.

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National Care Plan Eligibility Criteria

The Australian Government, through Medicare, has implemented GP Management Plans to help GPs coordinate care for patients with chronic conditions or terminal illness. This is a quick guide to Australia’s national care plan eligibility criteria.

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Cyber Security Incident Action Plan

An incident of any magnitude can be a concerning event. Having a plan in place will help you navigate the waters and ensure you have covered off the areas that need attention.

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Business Continuity Plan

The aim of a Business Continuity Plan is to restore such services to maintain business functionality and productivity in the shortest time possible.

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Incident Response Team-Planning Worksheet

An incident of any magnitude can be a concerning event for all concerned. Having a plan in place will help you navigate the waters and ensure you have covered off the areas that need attention. 

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True Cloud vs Remote Desktop Software

At a time when remote work is becoming the norm, many healthcare practices are finding themselves limited by traditional server-based software platforms.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on General Practice in Australia

To learn more about the clinical impacts COVID-19 has had on general practice in Australia and what this means for the future.

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Patient attitudes — Generic vs. Branded Medications

To learn more about consumer attitudes to medications, we surveyed 1,400 people to find out what they know about generic vs. branded medications, which one they prefer and why.

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Medicare Web Services

The Australian Government recently announced the roll-out of Medicare Web Services commencing from August 2021. In this webinar we look at the changes and how they will affect you and your practice.

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An in-depth look at Natural Medicines

An Australian-first, discover how the AusDI and Natural Medicines integration unlocks a new level of interactive, evidence-based data on the effectiveness and safety of integrative medicine products and formulations for Australian healthcare professionals.

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An Introduction to Marketplace

If you’re a healthcare practitioner or practice manager, this webinar will tell you everything you need to know about how you can tailor your clinical IT systems with state-of-the-art solutions to meet the unique needs of your practice.

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ePrescribing and Active Ingredient Prescribing in MedicalDirector Helix and Clinical

ePrescribing and Active Ingredient Prescribing are the latest in a long line of industry changes. Practitioners need to stay current, but the pressure to upgrade software, become familiar with new legislation and update clinical workflows is immense. In this interactive webinar, we’ll discuss the recent changes to prescribing in Australia and demo the new ePrescribing and Active Ingredient Prescribing workflows in MedicalDirector Helix and Clinical.

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Clinical Practice Security Summit

COVID-19 has driven the mass adoption of new technology in clinics all over Australia while at the same time, cyber-attacks are on the rise worldwide. During the Clinical Practice Security Summit, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from leading security experts so you can ensure your practice is set up for success and your patients’ data is kept safe and secure.

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Preparing your practice for ePrescribing

The launch of ePrescribing is fast approaching, and the health industry is working to ensure GP practices, pharmacies and patients are educated and ready, and that prescribing and dispensing technology is aligned to support this important initiative.

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What’s new in MedicalDirector Clinical & Pracsoft 4.0

A demonstration of what’s new in MedicalDirector Clinical & Pracsoft 4.0, including Active Ingredient Prescribing and ePrescribing, and a look back at the most significant features and updates in MedicalDirector Pracsoft and Clinical 3.19, 3.18, 3.17 and 3.16

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Introducing MedicalDirector Care – Making care plans easy

Care plans are an important tool to support patients with chronic health conditions, but they can be complicated and time-consuming. This webinar shows you how MedicalDirector Care is making care plans simple and easy to manage while promoting compliance with Medicare.

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Cloud vs on premise – what’s right for your practice?

You’ve probably heard about cloud clinical software but how much of what you’ve heard is accurate? We bust through the myths and delve into the specifics of cloud software platforms and how they can help enable ideal healthcare in a pandemic and beyond. If you’re a healthcare practitioner or a practice manager, this webinar will tell you everything you need to know about cloud clinical software and more.

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Medications masterclass for prescribers and dispensers

Watch as we take a deep-dive into Australia’s most comprehensive and up-to-date database of independent drug monographs, pharmaceutical company product information (PI), consumer medicine information (CMI), product summaries, drug product images, interactions and safety monographs.

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An Introduction into Medicines Information in MedicalDirector

Watch as we take a deep-dive into Australia’s most comprehensive and up-to-date database of independent drug monographs, pharmaceutical company product information (PI), consumer medicine information (CMI), product summaries, drug product images, interactions and safety monographs.

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Introducing Telehealth in MedicalDirector Clinical

Telehealth is now fully integrated into the MedicalDirector Clinical sidebar, offering practitioners a safe and secure way to provide care for patients remotely. Watch a quick recorded demonstration of how easy it is to create and conduct a Telehealth consultation.

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Introduction to Helix for Practice Managers

Find out how Helix, MedicalDirector’s all in one clinical and practice management software in the cloud helps Practice Managers to save time, improve workflow efficiencies and enable a more personalised experience for your patients.

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Introduction to Helix for General Practitioners

Find out how Helix, MedicalDirector’s all in one clinical and practice management software in the cloud helps Clinicians to save time, improve workflow efficiencies and enable a more personalised experience for your patients.

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COVID-19 and the Evolution of Telehealth

In the face of Coronavirus (COVID-19) healthcare providers must consider the best ways to treat patients while limiting further infection. Ongoing advances in security and usability features are making Telehealth a viable option. Read our report to understand the shifting views around remote care in Australia.

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Doctor Google, self-diagnosis and clinical care

‘Dr Google’ – is impacting the relationship between Australians and their health practitioners, as well as how individuals interpret their own health. Gaining significant media coverage, MedicalDirector’s research surveyed over 1,500 Australians, and revealed Australians are now starting to form a ‘habit’ of searching Google for answers before – or instead of – seeking professional medical advice.

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The smart guide to starting your medical practice

Ready to run your own practice? Congratulations! Your decision marks a significant turning point in your professional medical career. In this guide, we explain how a smarter way to start a medical practice, based on efficient and scalable processes, can help set you up for success, ensure better patient outcomes and allow you to work in a way that suits you best.

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Calculating the cost of starting your medical practice

Investing in the smartest, most innovative clinical practice management methods from the start will help empower your practice to scale, achieve competitive advantage, while adapting to the needs of your patients now, and in the future. A future-thinking, smart financial plan for any medical practice needs to start with the premise that every dollar spent in healthcare needs to contribute to the most efficient and effective way of providing ideal levels of patient care.

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Patient Engagement Survey 2018

In our latest White Paper, we surveyed over 2,000 patients across Australia, to discover what patients really expect from their healthcare providers when it comes to delivering personalised care, including choosing the right communication channels, leveraging technology and providing resources to better manage health conditions.

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Interoperability in healthcare

Technology is having a catalyst effect on healthcare, opening up exciting opportunities to vastly improve the flow of information, offer deeper data insights, enhance clinical workflow and optimise better patient outcomes.

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Healthcare in the cloud

In a sector as important as healthcare, the potential for technology to optimise workflows and outcomes, deliver insights to inform future-planning, and improve the sustainability of care delivery cannot be ignored.