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June 11, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
The administration has encouraged the reopening of health-care facilities in states with a low and stable number of COVID-19 cases.
Editor's note: Get help reopening your practice during COVID-19 with APMA's resources such as, risk management checklists, help with employee issues, and more.
New data shows the financial impact of the recent decline in elective procedures and in-person health-care visits.
Editor's note: APMA has teamed up with Bankers Healthcare Group to offer members cash flow without the hassle. Learn more about provider relief funds, and financial assistance for practices during COVID-19.
EpiFix® Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allograft
MiMedx Group Inc.
Intended for homologous use in the treatment acute and chronic wounds, EpiFix allografts may be stored at ambient conditions for up to 5 years and are available in a variety of sizes. Explore the use of EpiFix® in your wound treatment applications.
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When reopening a practice, it’s important to have uninterrupted access to the supplies necessary to protect patients and staff from COVID-19. 
Editor's note: Reopening your practice should be done with the utmost care. Be sure to watch a recording of APMA's webinar, "Risk Management Strategies and Other Considerations as You Provide Care and Treatment Post COVID-19."
It’s important to have a plan when considering transitioning away from physician practice.
​Editor's note: Retiring soon? APMA has resources on how to close a practice. Visit the APMA Career Center to post your practice for sale, and more.
The Tetra Corporation
Kybun USA
EHR implementation remains a leading cause of physician burnout, according to a recent study.
Results from a new survey suggest that a large number of U.S. adults have delayed seeking health-care, with some reporting a deterioration of their condition.
Synovis Micro Companies Alliance
The DERMACLOSE Continuous External Tissue Expander device facilitates rapid tissue movement to reduce or reapproximate wounds. After the initial application has been completed the DERMACLOSE device does not require any additional tightening. Once the desired tissue expansion has occurred the device(s) can be removed and the wound can be closed with suture or staples.
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What Patients are Reading
Choosing the proper footwear can head off a number of foot problems.
Common foot problems in the summer include heel pain, cracked heels and blisters.
Editor’s note: All Toes on Deck! Print copies of APMA’s colorful Summer Foot-Care info page for your practice. Download the flyer directly here.
Losing weight, resting one’s feet and considering orthotics are among the tips for dealing with plantar fasciitis.
Editor's note: Visit to access APMA's heel pain resources for you and your patients.
Dr. Scholl’s Compression Socks
Renfro Corporation
Uncomplicated Style. Superior Comfort. Designed for a casual and dressy look, shop our compression socks with reinforced yarns and smooth toe seams.
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Prospective patients consider a number of factors when choosing a health-care provider, according to a new survey.
While telehealth has improved access to care for some, many historically underserved people have not been able to take advantage of the technology.
Editor's note: Take advantage of APMA's resources on telehealth during the time of COVID-19, and visit​ for physician burnout resources.
Ortho-Dynamics Orthotic Laboratory
Since our inception in 1990, Ortho-Dynamics has been committed to engineering the highest quality custom orthotics and foot & ankle braces. Our motto says it all: "Leadership in Foot Care Technology... Partnership in Foot Care!"
Cadence Insoles
Free Trial!  Sold in Podiatry clinics across the country, Cadence provide varying degrees of semi-rigid support with enhanced shock absorbing comfort under the heel and forefoot.  Exclusive models available.  Call or email for a free pair. 805-458-0567
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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