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April 7, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
Following requests from physician groups, the Health Resources and Services Administration has announced that it will give some providers more time to report regarding the pandemic assistance they received.
 
Editor's note: Read APMA's update first published in Weekly Focus, "HRSA to Provide Limited Relief to PRF Recipients Who Failed to Report During Reporting Period 1."
 
A number of bills advancing in state legislatures would tighten regulations regarding telehealth.
 
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Because of a lack of funds, the Department of Health and Human Services has stopped adjudicating COVID-19 vaccine administration claims.
 
Among the tips for increasing supply chain stability are looking for process inefficiencies and re-evaluating relationships with vendors.
 
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What Patients are Reading
Recovery footwear may benefit some athletes after a fatiguing workout.
 
The right shoes can help reduce the pain of plantar fasciitis when walking.
 
A number of factors, including fungal infection, can cause toenails to become thicker than normal or discolored.
 
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Technology can help to streamline the patient intake process as well as improve engage with patients.
 
A higher percentage of U.S. physicians reported having experienced burnout than did physicians in Europe.
 
Editor's note: Visit www.apma.org/wellbeing for resources to help you with physician burnout and other mental health issues.
 
While a recent study did not find a correlation between physician burnout and poor patient outcomes in the short term, experts stress that the long-term effects of burnout can be quite negative.
 
Several options are available to practices looking to strengthen their security attack the possibility of a cyberattack.
 
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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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