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September 2, 2021 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
Tips for practice success include exploring automation and considering outsourcing some functions.
New data suggests that the physician shortage could worsen significantly by 2033.
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Major drivers of physician burnout include loss of control and conflicting values, according to one expert.
Editor’s Note: September is suicide awareness month, and physicians are at increased risk for suicide. If you are experiencing burnout, visit our well-being resources.
Letting patients know when to expect a call back is among the tips for better managing incoming calls.
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What Patients are Reading
Choosing supportive footwear is especially important if one has been sedentary for a long period of time.
As many as 20 percent of people develop bunions at some point in their life.
Editor’s Note: APMA President Jeffrey R. DeSantis, DPM, FACFAS, is featured in this article, sharing his clinical and surgical expertise on bunions.
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Talar Medical
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Wearing shoes that aren't sufficiently supportive for long periods can lead to a number of foot problems.
Power Diary®
Power Diary now includes a complete Practice Operations Manual providing a set of policies and procedures that practices can configure to meet their businesses' needs, set standards for the workplace, and maintain professional operations. Developed by a team with over 50 years of industry experience, this game-changing feature is available exclusively to all Power Diary customers! 
A new survey indicates an upswing in hiring among hospitals compared to 2020.
Understanding one's market value and setting priorities are important considerations when entering into salary or contract negotiations.
Editor’s Note: Check out APMA’s contract negotiation tips in Your APMA.
The number of data breaches at health-care organizations continues to rise, according to a new report.
Focusing on ease of use and keeping the manual up to date are among the tips for a practice operations manual.
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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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