[WEBINAR] How to set up a successful practice ownership structure

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[WEBINAR] Do you know how to set up a fair and transparent business ownership structure that considers your lifestyle and changes in your circumstances? In the webinar below, our CEO Paul Elmslie explains the key elements you need in order to support a thriving business partnership, with detailed models to assist you with fluid communication, making joint decisions, and agreeing on an exit strategy. [40 mins] Continue reading “[WEBINAR] How to set up a successful practice ownership structure”

[WEBINAR] How to recruit and terminate staff

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[WEBINAR] Do you know how to recruit and retain the right staff for your medical practice? As employees are your most valuable asset that will push your business towards growth and success, it is important to find a talented and motivated workforce and terminate the under-performers in a timely manner.

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Managing pregnancy-related hypothyroidism in your practice

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Did you know an under-active thyroid during pregnancy carries increased risks for both the mother and the baby, including diabetes, hypertension and even miscarriage? Watch the five-minute video below to learn more about managing hypothyroidism in pregnancy. Continue reading “Managing pregnancy-related hypothyroidism in your practice”

GP Update: Bringing GPs up to speed in one day!

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Do you want a quick and easy refresher on all topics relevant to your day-to-day practice? The GP Update course collates all the latest literature and current guidelines pertinent to primary care into an easy-to-digest format, bringing you up to speed in just one day! Continue reading “GP Update: Bringing GPs up to speed in one day!”

[WEBINAR]: How to maximise the performance of your clinical team

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In this month’s webinar with our CEO Paul Elmslie, we introduced strategies on how to manage your clinical team to deliver the best support to you and your patients.

What is the secret to a well-run practice that delights patients? Efficient clinical support staff are crucial in facilitating your work and maximising productivity in a fast-paced general practice. But how do you best utilise and optimise your team from the front desk, to the nursing team, to the practice manager?

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[WEBINAR] How to move your practice from bulk-billing to private billing

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In this month’s webinar with our CEO Paul Elmslie, we introduced strategies on how to move from bulk-billing to private billing.

With Medicare rebates remaining low, how do you meet the increasing cost of providing medical care in your practice? Doctors are forced to take a pay-cut, see more patients, or charge more. Most GPs will be unable to afford the first two options if they wish to continue to provide safe, efficient care to their patients and avoid burnout. If you are currently bulk-billing all or a large proportion of your patients, you may need to introduce or increase out-of-pocket expenses to ensure the sustainability of your practice.

To submit topic suggestions for the next webinar, please click here.

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How To Provide A Positive Cosmetic Consultation

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Client consultations are an important first step in any cosmetic procedure – whether it be in a cosmetic clinic, doctor’s office, beauty salon or spa. The consultation sets the tone for the client’s whole experience and the level of trust they develop with you, and even influences whether they chose to put their cosmetic needs into your hands. What can you do to make that consultation a positive one? Continue reading “How To Provide A Positive Cosmetic Consultation”

Dermatology Research Review

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In this dermatology research review: A phase two trial from a recent issue of N Engl J Med reports that selective IL-23 blockade with risankizumab provides better clinical responses than ustekinumab for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Four other papers also focus on psoriasis, including a meta-analysis of the risk of major adverse CV events associated with the use of biological agents, the increased risk of avascular necrosis, and an analysis of data from the UNCOVER-1 and UNCOVER-2 trials comparing outcomes for patients treated with ixekizumab who continued treatment with those who withdrew then restarted treatment.

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Dermatology Review: Acne

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In this month’s dermatology review on acne, there were certain trends such as the use of light and lasers, revisiting well-established treatments such as oral antibiotics and spironolactone as well as those studies supporting new treatments. Several new topical treatments are now or soon to be available. The supporting studies are included for topical dapsone gel, a new fixed combination formulation of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide and the new biophotonic gel. The selected papers begin with acne pathogenesis. Continue reading “Dermatology Review: Acne”

How Does Smoking Affect Skin Ageing?

A study sought to find whether health and lifestyle factors affect the appearance of photoprotected skin, and specifically whether smoking affects skin ageing.

Objectives  To develop a reproducible photonumeric scale to assess photoprotected skin ageing and to determine whether health and lifestyle factors, such as smoking, affect skin ageing in photoprotected sites. Continue reading “How Does Smoking Affect Skin Ageing?”