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July 30, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
A new study suggests that burnout is not the result of a lack of resilience among physicians.
Editor's note: Need relief during the COVID-19 crisis? Visit​ for new resources to help you in managing physician burnout during this troubling time.
Some physician practices have begun employing innovative check-in and registration techniques for patients.
​Editor's note: Be sure to check out the APMA Podcast and other resources, such as an infographic, a printable door sign​, and more, on reopening your practice
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A new report documents a sharp recent drop in physician demand but forecasts a rebound by the end of the year.
Tips for reducing the likelihood of conflict include letting patients know what the mask policy at your practice at when they make an appointment and clearly posting the policy.
​Editor's note: Don't miss APMA's sample letters and other resources on how to communicate with patients when reopening your practice amid COVID19.
The Tetra Corporation
Kybun USA
New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services show a disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on minority populations.
A number of factors may play a role in whether the recent increase in telehealth use will continue over the long term.
Editor's note: Take advantage of APMA's resources on telehealth during the time of COVID-19.
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What Patients are Reading
Choosing the right footwear, staying hydrated and stretching regularly can help feet handle the demands of outdoor activity in the summer months.
Poor advice regarding children's shoes includes buying shoes a size too large so that kids will grow into them.
Editor's note: Share APMA's Tips for Buying Children's Footwear with your patients. 
Slide shoes with a firm sole and an arched footbed can be a good alternative to flip-flops.
Editor’s note: See the latest footwear and products awarded APMA’s Seal of Acceptance/Approval.
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Tips for improving patient satisfaction include sending out post-visit surveys promptly.
Pittsburgh ranked as the top city for health-care employment, followed by Cleveland and Providence, Rhode Island.
Editor's note: Visit the APMA Career Center for career and practice tools just for podiatrists.
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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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