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October 14, 2021 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
Potential upcoming cuts to Medicare payments could lead to reductions on hiring and physician compensation at some health-care organizations.
Editor’s note: Check out the APMA Career Center and APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources
Several factors have contributed to the decline of private practice.
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Tips for selecting software include seeking out referrals from people you trust and setting a budget.
Editor’s Note: See APMA’s EHR Decision Guide for DPMs on APMA.org. 
A new study found a link between physician turnover and time spent using the electronic health record.
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What Patients are Reading
Muscle tension and tingling in the feet are possible signs of stress.
Seeing a podiatrist can help patients with RA in dealing with their foot pain.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s arthritis information with your patients. 
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Sturdy construction and support are among the things to look for in an effective slipper.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients. 
Keeping the site up to date making sure that it can accommodate being accessed on different types of devices are among the tips for practice websites.
Editor’s note: Learn how to get your practice online and cultivate content, enhance your practice website with multimedia, and more.
Determining where patients are most likely to find you online and adding social media buttons to your existing website are among the ways to make social media work for your practice.
Editor’s note: Take advantage of APMA’s Social Media Tips for members.
While physician offices saw employment increases last month, employment was down at hospitals and other health-care facilities.
Editor's note: Take charge of your career with the help of the APMA Career Center.
Conducting a risk assessment every year and making full use of your existing information technology can help to lower cybersecurity risk.
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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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