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October 29, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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More than 80 percent of physicians who responded to a recent survey indicated that revenue remained lower than before the pandemic.
Virtual care doesn't have to just mean telehealth, according to one expert.
Areas to re-examine post-pandemic include productivity, leadership, and office space, experts say.
Editor's note: Visit for all the resources you need to navigate the pandemic.
Investing in technological improvements can yield a number of benefits for physician practices.
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There are a number of important factors to consider when bringing in a partner to one's solo practice.
Editor's note: Visit the APMA Career Center for career tools and resources designed for podiatric physicians.
Tips for increasing financial security include avoiding bad debt and adhering strictly to a budget.
Editor’s note: As a benefit for members, APMA has created financial resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
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What Patients are Reading
Plantar fasciitis, while common, isn't the only potential source of heel pain.
Editor’s note: Take advantage of APMA’s past public education campaign on plantar fasciitis. The suite of member materials includes a tip-sheet and much more.
Weight gain and increased time spent barefoot can lead to common foot problems such as arch and heel pain.
Editor's Note: APMA's 2020 Diabetes Awareness campaign materials are now live! This year's theme "Keep Your Appointment, Keep Your Feet."
In addition to wearing supportive shoes, doing some simple exercises can help to strengthen feet.
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New research suggests that increasing health literacy, especially among older patients, could result in significant improvements in outcomes and cost savings.
In April, during the height of the pandemic in New York City, a group of residents at NYU Langone drafted a letter that advocated for hazard pay and other protections for clinicians.
​Editor's note: APMA has student debt management resources for residents in the Young Physicians' Transition Series.
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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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