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Samantha Armytage, Sunrise Co-host, Talks About Staying Healthy

Samantha Armytage, Sunrise Co-host, Talks About Staying Healthy

You may have seen Samantha Armytage on TV before. She is the co-host of the Sunrise programme which airs at 6am every weekday on Channel Seven. …

HealthEngine Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

HealthEngine Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October and HealthEngine has partnered with the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation to communicate an …

Lynne McGranger From Home And Away

Lynne McGranger From Home And Away

We caught up with Lynne McGranger, perhaps better known to some as Irene on Channel Seven’s Home And Away . Lynne shares with us her tips for …

Fast Ed Halmagyi Shares His Health Tips

Fast Ed Halmagyi Shares His Health Tips

Fast Ed Halmagyi is one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and food authors, better known as the cooking presenter on Seven’s Better Homes and …

Mums N Bubs Taking Care of Yourself & Your Little One

The Healthy Christmas Tree For The Whole Family

The Healthy Christmas Tree For The Whole Family

Managing your health during the festive season is often challenging for the waist line. Parties, lots of food and often our exercise routine for staying well all take a hit. But it doesn’t need to be that way. Look around for innovative ideas and involve the whole family …

Nurse Naomi on HealthEngine

Nurse Naomi on HealthEngine

We are thrilled to welcome Naomi Cook, a Registered Nurse, Author, Freelance Writer and Mum of Two. She blogs at www.nursenaomi.wordpress.com about all aspects of Health, Wellbeing, Healthcare Policy and Health Ethics. Naomi will be a regular on HealthEngine’s blog with …

Cindy Luken: From Biscuit Queen to Luk Beautifood and HealthEngine App User

Cindy Luken: From Biscuit Queen to Luk Beautifood and HealthEngine App User

Cindy Luken is a happy mother, wife and blogger, ex bikkie baker extraordinaire(!) and founder of lük beautifood, a boutique business making edible natural lipstick with a fresh online destination to inspire women to nourish their beauty to feel.look.be delicious inside and …

The Professional at Work A Healthy Work Life

Meet Dr Mike Cadogan: How A Tragedy Motivated Mike To Create HealthEngine

Meet Dr Mike Cadogan: How A Tragedy Motivated Mike To Create HealthEngine

Ever wondered who thought up the original idea for HealthEngine? Dr Mike Cadogan founded the development of HealthEngine, back in 2006 and he is today widely regarded as #1 medical blogger in Australia. You can read about HealthEngine’s timeline to success since that time …

Meet Debra Cerasa: CEO Multiple Sclerosis Australia

Meet Debra Cerasa: CEO Multiple Sclerosis Australia

My entire career has been in the health sector. I began my nursing career at the Royal Children’s Hospital in the early 70’s as a Registered Nursing Aide. I then went onto finish my general nursing training in Deniliquin, NSW, completing my studies in the early 80’s after …

Are You A Mindful Employer?

Are You A Mindful Employer?

HealthEngine is committed to helping you access your healthcare appointments no matter where you are, 24/7 and today we explore the importance of taking good care of your mental health. We feature SANE’s new Mindful Employer program which has tips for ensuring your …

Generation Next Youthful Enthusiasm

Meet Tavi Gevinson, The Voice of Youth

Meet Tavi Gevinson, The Voice of Youth

She’s been called the voice of her generation. The future of journalism. A style icon. A muse. Oh, and she’s still in high school. HealthEngine caught up with Tavi Gevinson at a bloggers brunch hosted in Sydney on the eve of her Australia visit to find out how teens really …

Health & Technology Health & The Digital Frontier

How To Be An Empowered Patient

How To Be An Empowered Patient

Dr. Eric Topol has written about the creative destruction of medicine in his groundbreaking book, discussing how with the convergence of technology and data medicine will be forever changed. He discusses how the patient will sit in the drivers seat and become a partner with …

Grant Baker – An Empowered Patient Who Books His Appointments Online

Grant Baker – An Empowered Patient Who Books His Appointments Online

Cancer is a frightening word for anyone: Today we meet Grant Baker – Australia’s Empowered ePatient. Despite a frightening diagnosis of signet cell adenocarcinoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, Grant’s story and his approach to taking charge of his …

HealthEngine – Improving Consumers’ Access To Healthcare

HealthEngine – Improving Consumers’ Access To Healthcare

Welcome to HealthEngine’s Blog. I thought for our first post it would be appropriate to share with you  the story of our journey and who we are: HealthEngine is positioned as one of Australia’s largest online consumer health sites as rated by Nielsen and is the …

The Australian Traveller Healthy Globetrotting

HealthEngine App: Every Traveller Must Add It To Their 1st Aid Kit

HealthEngine App: Every Traveller Must Add It To Their 1st Aid Kit

Do you travel for business and pleasure? There’s nothing worse than needing to visit a doctor quickly while on holidays or out of town on business and you don’t know where to find one. The solution to what could potentially turn into a travel nightmare is to use a …

Causes We Support Lending a Helping Hand

HealthEngine Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

HealthEngine Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October and HealthEngine has partnered with the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation to communicate an innovative educational shower tool that explains how to check your breast in 3 easy steps. The 3 Step Breast Check Shower Card …

HealthEngine Supports StreetDoctor, A Mobile Health Service For The Homeless

HealthEngine Supports StreetDoctor, A Mobile Health Service For The Homeless

At HealthEngine we are all about being part of the wider community. Our team are all encouraged to participate in health related issues and advocacy that interests them and to which their expertise adds a valuable contribution to the community. Today we share a blog post about …

HealthEngine Chairman Pat O’Sullivan On Why He Fundraises for Dreams2Live4

HealthEngine Chairman Pat O’Sullivan On Why He Fundraises for Dreams2Live4

We caught up this week with HealthEngine’s new Chairman Pat O’Sullivan to discuss the Charity he fundraises for, Dreams2Live4. Dreams2Live4 is a not for profit that encourages patients of The Prince of Wales Hospital who are living with metastatic cancer to realise their …


Health Practices in Focus Meet The Practitioners

Need A Dentist?  Look For The Pacific Smiles Brand On HealthEngine

Need A Dentist? Look For The Pacific Smiles Brand On HealthEngine

Having recently celebrated its tenth year in business, Pacific Smiles boasts operations across the eastern states of Australia, and continually commits to delivering outstanding patient care.   CEO of Pacific Smiles John Gibbs shares with us the company’s growth, philosophy, …

Dr Michael Finkelstein: Sydney’s Friendliest Dentist

Dr Michael Finkelstein: Sydney’s Friendliest Dentist

We caught up this week with one of the great dentists you can book on HealthEngine, Dr Michael Finkelstein, widely regarded as Sydney’s friendliest dentist. Having known Michael for some 20 years I can vouch for that too. His patients love him and it’s an everyday occurrence …

my FootDr: HealthEngine Podiatry Practice in Focus

my FootDr: HealthEngine Podiatry Practice in Focus

With over 75,000 happy patients, my FootDr says they stand by their claim, We Fix Feet! From humble beginnings, my FootDr™ podiatry centres has established itself as Brisbane’s premier podiatrist, specialising in foot and lower limb care. Founded in 1992 in the leafy …


My Health It’s All About Me

Samantha Armytage, Sunrise Co-host, Talks About Staying Healthy

Samantha Armytage, Sunrise Co-host, Talks About Staying Healthy

You may have seen Samantha Armytage on TV before. She is the co-host of the Sunrise programme which airs at 6am every weekday on Channel Seven. Samantha talks to HealthEngine about how she keeps healthy given her very early start every day. 1. How do you manage your health? i.e. …

Lynne McGranger From Home And Away

Lynne McGranger From Home And Away

We caught up with Lynne McGranger, perhaps better known to some as Irene on Channel Seven’s Home And Away . Lynne shares with us her tips for living a healthy lifestyle. 1. How Do You Manage Your Health? (i.e. tips) I try to eat well – high protein, low carbs but …

Fast Ed Halmagyi Shares His Health Tips

Fast Ed Halmagyi Shares His Health Tips

Fast Ed Halmagyi is one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and food authors, better known as the cooking presenter on Seven’s Better Homes and Gardens, where he transforms gourmet style restaurant cuisine into recipes that anyone can prepare from their kitchen bench at home. …


Company Background HealthEngine

HealthEngine – A National Marketplace To Find And Book Health Appointments Online

HealthEngine – A National Marketplace To Find And Book Health Appointments Online

HealthEngine is Australia’s leading health marketplace enabling consumers to find and book appointments online. More than 1.5 million appointments have now been published by healthcare

How HealthEngine Helps You Market Your Practice

How HealthEngine Helps You Market Your Practice

As competition increases and patient loyalty decreases, healthcare practices that could once get by with the occasional advertisement in the local press or sponsoring the local athletics team are finding themselves in a whole new world. Marketing healthcare practices is no …

Online Health Appointment Booking Market Matures In Australia

5 years ago a US based startup known as ZocDoc launched at TechCrunch40 after being elected as one of the 40 hottest startups globally by Michael Arrington and his team. Not a small compliment, considering they have reviewed thousands of companies in the TechCrunch Blog (one of …

Health Advocacy The Change Agents

On The Bloggers Bar – Neil Fahey: Hike Yourself Healthy

On The Bloggers Bar – Neil Fahey: Hike Yourself Healthy

Are you having trouble making the change to a healthier lifestyle? You need to find a type of exercise – or even better, several types – that you actually enjoy. If you’re partial to being outdoors, hiking is a perfect place to start. It costs less than the gym, it’s a …

Promoting Mental Health Awareness – How you can help!

Promoting Mental Health Awareness – How you can help!

HealthEngine welcomes today Nurse Naomi Cook to our blog. Naomi Cook will be a regular contributor to our blog and social media pages as she shares weekly tips for staying well and managing your health. Hi everyone, it’s Nurse Naomi here! Before I get started I’d like to ask …

Lee Holmes: Supercharged Food

Lee Holmes: Supercharged Food

Lee Holmes is an author, certified health coach and the brains behind the Supercharged Food blog, which aims to encourage people to live longer, healthier and happier lives. Lee began her blog in 2010, after she was diagnosed with an immune disease, which led her to creating …