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April 25, 2019 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
Between 2012 and 2018, hospital ownership of private physician practices more than doubled, according to a new report.
Editor’s note: Ready for a career change? The APMA Career Center has all your hiring and job search needs covered.
Data can help improve physician workflow if it's easily accessible at the point of contact with the patient.
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By 2032, the United States could experience a severe shortage of physicians, according to new data.
Editor’s note: Check out APMA's plan for student recruitment and our presentation to 2019 the House of Delegates on the Student Recruitment page.
Keeping staff happy reduces turnover, but not all employee appreciation programs succeed in their intended goals.
Interventional Academy
A new poll indicates that increasing numbers of older Americans are dipping into long-term savings to help cover the cost of their health-care.
Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s many compliance materials for members, including Medicare payment dispute processes, a Corporate Compliance Manual for Podiatric Practices, how to avoid health-care fraud and abuse, and much more.
What Patients are Reading
The trendy footwear can lead to greater risk for ankle sprains and other potential foot problems.
Editor's note: Platform sandals are back! Share APMA’s tips on Avoiding a Sandal Scandal with your patients.
For those getting started with cardio exercise, proper footwear is a must, and it's also important to remember that even appropriate footwear should be replaced when worn out.
Some things people could be doing more for their feet include daily washing and foot checks as well as proper nail care.
While home remedies can help in mild cases, for more severe problems regarding calluses, it's best to see a podiatrist.
Editor’s note: APMA’s easy to read, concise Foot Health Conditions information page is a resource to share with your patients.
Practice EHR
Creating a promoting an effective individual brand can help physician practices grow and thrive. 
Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s social media tips for physicians, how to get your practice online and cultivate content, and more at
When physicians begin to experience burnout, that's the time to rely on both one's person support system as well as colleagues both near and far.
Editor’s note: Feeling burned out? Our Physician Well-Being resources at can help. Be sure to see the APMA Career Center and practice management and reimbursement resources, as well.
Private equity firms continue to show strong interest in a variety of areas within health-care, including physician practices.
Ortho-Dynamics Orthotic Laboratory
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Disclaimer: Stories from sources other than APMA do not necessarily reflect APMA positions or policies. APMA does not endorse these stories. This content appears in the News Brief to enhance members' understanding of how media coverage shapes perceptions of podiatric medicine, and to educate members about what their patients, legislators and other healthcare professionals are seeing in the media.



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