Gebauer Company
APMA News Brief
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube
February 4, 2021 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
According to a new study, the main reason patients deferred care during the pandemic was concern for personal safety.
Editor's Note: Members are encouraged to participate in MGMA’s 2021 Provider Compensation and Production Survey.
A new study has found positive effects for capsaicin 8% patches in treating diabetic peripheral nerve pain.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s peripheral neuropathy information with your patients.  
Fighting for your right to Reimbursement
Sceptre Management
Sceptre fights for your right to reimbursement.  Payers like denying clean claims.  Sceptre has the knowledge, skills and ability to get your claims paid faster.  We will help reduce your receivables by resolving claims quickly and capturing the full reimbursement.  Partner with us by calling Jennifer Hicks at 801-775-8010;
Learn More
Telehealth, cybersecurity and supply chain problems are among the areas physicians should focus on in order to remain current.
Even during difficult times, effective marketing can be important for physician practices, both in terms of retaining existing patients and attracting new ones.
The Tetra Corporation
Suspending elective procedures during the early months of the pandemic cost U.S. hospitals more than $20 billion, according to a new article.
Alaska and New Hampshire topped the list of best-paying states for physicians, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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.
Click Here to Read More
What Patients are Reading
Properly assessing the amount of wear on one's shoes can be a good way of determining whether the shoes should be replaced.
Good arch support and shock absorption are among the things to look for in an effective walking shoe.
Research has found a number of anatomical differences between men's and women's feet.
Editor's note: Tell your patients about APMA's list of athletic shoes given the APMA Seal of Acceptance
Nation`s Fastest Growing Podiatric Medicine Network
Talar Medical
Talar Medical is a group purchasing organization that houses 31 of the best vendors in Podiatric medicine to bring you discounted pricing in one easy to use portal.  Working with some of the best minds in the Podiatric space, Talar is a place that teaches physicians and staff how to implement the best products and protocols into practice. Our membership is free, and you can receive a free cost analysis!
Join Now!
Simplify, Automate & Grow Your Business
Power Diary®
Power Diary’s clinic-management tools and features will make running a health practice easier and provide a fuss-free experience for the patient.
Start a free trial today!
Having unclear goals and not acting as a team are among the common reasons that health-care information technology projects don't succeed.
Editor’s note: Visit APMA’s Health IT resource page for guidance to help doctors and hospitals with EHR selection, security, implementation, and other issues. 
Telehealth claim lines increased sharply from November 2019 to November 2020, according to new data.
Editor's note: APMA has resources for members navigating telehealth during the crisis.  
According to a new survey, a significant percentage of patients want payment plan options from their health-care providers.
Formally training staff on cybersecurity practices is an important first step in making one's practice less vulnerable.
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.



We would appreciate your comments or suggestions.
Your email will be kept private and confidential.