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May 19, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
The Department of Health and Human Services will extend the public health emergency beyond the current deadline in July, according to Bloomberg.
Editor's note: APMA is the trusted source for timely resources to help members to navigate the evolving COVID-19 public health crisis. Visit
Legislators at the state level are taking action to help speed up the response time to prior authorization requests.
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More than half of the respondents to a study on burnout in health-care reported high levels of stress in their job.
Editor’s note: Take charge of your career with the APMA Career Center and APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources. 
Achieving balance between work and one's personal life can lead to benefits for physicians as well as the patients they treat.
Editor’s note: On APMA’s physician well-being page, you’ll find resources on the importance of work-life balance, and many more tools to help combat physician burnout. 
While humor can have a number of benefits, it's important to avoid anything inappropriate.
Editor's note: APMA has a collection of articles about communication skills, leadership, and other soft skills for members at 
Social media sites represent opportunities for effectively marketing one's physician practice.
Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s social media tips for physicians, how to get your practice online and cultivate content, and more at 
Health-care organizations, labor unions, and legislators are engaged in efforts to address the rise in violence against health-care workers.
Mistakes in timing and asking price are among the most common when it comes to selling one's practice.
Editor’s note: The APMA Career Center has resources to help members with the process of selling their practice.  
What Patients are Reading
Plantar fasciitis is just one possible cause of morning foot pain.
Editor’s note: Take advantage of APMA’s past public education campaign on plantar fasciitis. The suite of member materials includes a tip-sheet and much more.  
Taking steps to address toenail fungus and cracked heels can help feet get ready for summer.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s video on how to avoid a Flip-Flop Fiasco with your patients.
Adequate toe room is an important factor to consider when choosing sandals.
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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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