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June 25, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
If you plan to seek funds via the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the deadline to do so is Tuesday, June 30. Please note, in order to receive funds under this program, you must have applied and be approved by your chosen lender by June 30. 
CMS has announced the creation of a new office intended to help reduce the administrative burdens faced by health-care practitioners.
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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A majority of physicians who responded to a recent survey indicated some level of concern regarding the reopening of offices during the pandemic.
Editor's note: Take advantage of APMA's resources on telehealth during the time of COVID-19.
Prior to entering into negotiations regarding a sales, it's important to have a clear understanding of one's goals as well as the true value of one's practice.
​Editor's note: APMA has resources on selling your practice. Visit the APMA Career Center to post your practice for sale, and more.
The Tetra Corporation
Kybun USA
Identifying areas of cost savings and staying connected with patients are among the tips for physician practices to cope financially.
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.
More than a quarter of the physicians surveyed indicated that they still were paying off student loan debt.
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
When shopping for shoes in person, it's important to follow some simple steps to ensure good hygiene.
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.
Sore feet after running could be a sign that you aren't wearing the proper shoes for the task.
Letting sneakers dry out after wearing them can reduce the chance of developing foot fungus.
Editor's note: Share APMA'S toenail fungus resource with 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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A new survey of U.S. adults found widespread concern about future increases in the cost of care in general.
The first step in overcoming implicit bias is acknowledging areas where such biases exist.
While the recent increase in the use of telehealth services has created some challenges for physicians, the technology has provided some benefits as well.
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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