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April 28, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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The Department of Health and Human Services has indicated its intention to appeal a ruling from late February regarding the No Surprises Act.
Editor’s note: Members can see all APMA’s information related to the No Surprises Act at 
An upcoming state requirement to collect demographic data on physicians has some uneasy regarding the potential misuse of the information.
Editor’s note: For more information on APMA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, visit  
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The presence of one or more chronic conditions in a patient is an important factor in whether telehealth results in duplicative care, according to a new study.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in prescription spending last year, according to a new report.
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The Practice of the Future
The Practice of the Future is Data Driven and Patient Centric.
Find out how you can incorporate 3D foot/ankle scanning + Dynamic Pressure scanning to create a unique 3D printed custom orthotic or 3D printed custom AFO into your practice.
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What Patients are Reading
Tips for improving foot health and appearance include trimming toenails properly and moisturizing.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s pedicure tips and information on ingrown toenails with your patients. 
Different types of socks are appropriate for different workout activities, according to an expert.
Proper heel and arch support are important for those dealing with plantar fasciitis.
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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! 
Tips for increasing efficiency despite staffing challenges include addressing the volume of paperwork and considering the use of a patient portal.
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Cybersecurity concerns in health-care remain high, but there are steps organizations can take to reduce their risk.
Editor’s note: Get expert advice on how to minimize your risk of a ransomware attack, as well as cyber liability policy options through PICA, a ProAssurance Company.
Building resilience is one of the key ways physicians address the problem of burnout, an expert says.
Editor's note: APMA has resources on physician well-being at 
According to a new study, physicians in physician-owned practices reported greater satisfaction with EHRs than other physicians.
Editor’s note: APMA members can visit APMA’s Health IT resource page for guidance with EHR selection, security, implementation, and other issues. 
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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