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May 12, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
Two new reports show an improving financial outlook for physician practices as well as hospitals.
 
Opinions remain split regarding the effect of mergers and acquisitions on the cost and quality of patient care.
 
Editor’s note: Take charge of your career with the APMA Career Center and APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources. 
 
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A number of factors are important to consider when negotiating a non-compete agreement.
 
Editor’s note: Take APMA’s important practice survey by May 31; survey results could help you negotiate contracts for yourself or your staff.
 
Female physicians were much more likely than male physicians to experience mistreatment, according to new research.
 
An internet-based coaching program showed positive results in reducing burnout among female physicians, according to a new study.
 
A new report from the Leapfrog Group suggests that patient safety and satisfaction dipped at hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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What Patients are Reading
Neglecting to address foot pain when it arises can lead to serious problems.
 
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s foot health information pages on common foot conditions and treatments with your patients.  
 
Having one's feet measured regularly can help in finding shoes that fit just right.
 
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Overuse injuries have become common as people resume outdoor activities.
 
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The expansion of telehealth coverage during the pandemic led to benefits in access to care for patients in disadvantaged areas, according to a new study.
 
Simplicity and convenience are among the potential benefits of providing virtual care.
 
 
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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