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October 7, 2021 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA)
National News
Clearly defining the requirements of the position is an important first step in the hiring process.
Editor's note: Visit www.apma.org/softskills for more news about leadership, empathy, and other soft skills in health-care management.
Burnout among health-care workers can have an effect on patient care.
Editor's note: APMA provides physician wellbeing resources for you at www.apma.org/wellbeing
Fighting for your right to Reimbursement
Sceptre Management
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A majority of physicians who responded to a recent survey indicated that they thought patients would have difficulty understanding their medical records.
Keeping oneself calm and stepping in immediately can help to defuse a stressful situation.
The Tetra Corporation
Bausch Health
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What Patients are Reading
Clipping toenails straight across and wearing good-fitting shoes are among the tips for avoiding ingrown toenails.
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!
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Outsoles with good traction are an important key in shoes to be worn in icy conditions.
Shoes designed to stabilize the foot can be a good choice for those dealing with bunions.
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! 
The director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation indicated an interest in focusing on the total cost of care in future payment models.
Editor’s note: Learn more about these topics in APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources
Results of a new poll reveal a high degree of turnover in health-care employment during the pandemic.
Editor’s note: Make your next professional change with the help of the APMA Career Center
A new survey found that patient satisfaction with telehealth declined at the same time the number of patients using it increased.
Editor’s note: See APMA’s telehealth/telemedicine resource page for details on how this patient care method applies to you and your practice. 
Recommended reports to examine regularly include credit balances and profit and loss statements.
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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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