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July 16, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
A new report suggests that the pandemic has had a significant effect on the physician job market.
A survey of practices that have reopened shows that a number of challenges remain.
Editor's note: APMA has resources to assist members with opening their offices in a safe manner for their patients and staff.
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Tips for rebuilding patient volumes include reaching out to existing patients and making such things as booking appointments more convenient.
Physicians in private practice are among those reporting a continued shortage of access to protective equipment.
The Tetra Corporation
Kybun USA
Myths related to succession planning include the assumption that it can wait and that simply selling the practice would be easier.
Editor's note: Visit for advice on selling your practice, posting it for sale, and more. 
New research reveals that female physicians and those in their 40s and 50s are more likely to adopt telehealth than other physicians.
Editor's note: Take advantage of APMA's resources on telehealth during the time of COVID-19.
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
A variety of treatment options are available for problems such as calluses and aching heels.
Tips for summer foot care include using sunscreen on exposed feet and choosing the proper footwear.
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.
A number of options are available for house shoes that provide adequate heel and arch support.
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A new study found that increased training led to a decrease in electronic health record use among physician residents at a hospital in New York.
A large number of health-care consumers who responded to a recent poll indicated that they experienced a high level of difficulty in access patient care.
Ortho-Dynamics Orthotic Laboratory
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Cadence Insoles
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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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