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September 10, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
While the financial outlook for health-care has improved, many sectors of the industry still are anticipated to have revenue declines.
 
The measures where health system-affiliated physicians particularly excelled were those involving heavy use of technology.
 
Editor's note: Register today for APMA's "MIPS White Glove COVID-19 Relief," webinar scheduled for September 15 at 8 p.m. EDT. Visit www.apma.org/careercenter/ for career and practice tools.
 
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Finding digital solutions for tasks such as patient check-in can free up staff time.
 
Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources.
 
Health-care job growth in August was lower than in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
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Due diligence is extremely important when assessing the legitimacy of tax plans.
 
Telehealth's evolution likely will involve regulatory changes and technological improvements.
 
Editor's note: APMA has resources for members navigating telehealth during the COVID-19 crisis. 
 
What Patients are Reading
Early treatment of diabetic foot ulcers can reduce the likelihood of negative outcomes.
 
Editor's note: Studies prove care by a podiatrist helps prevent diabetes complications and saves health-care outcomes and spending.
 
Going without adequate footwear for long periods can make foot problems more likely down the road.
 
While it's good to resume an exercise routine, starting slowly can help to reduce the risk of injuries.
 
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Tips for improving staff performance include having a clear mission and establishing measurable expectations.
 
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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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