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June 16, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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A recent Forbes article predicted that 75 percent of health-care workers will leave the profession as the work continues to take a toll on mental and physical health. 
Editor's note: Visit for resources to help you combat physician burnout.
In a crisis, a medical practice’s individualized approach to communication is destined to fail. 
The Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds released a report outlining long-term concerns regarding the payment system put in place by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. 
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Following the Great Resignation, human resource executives must rethink the distribution of their attention. 
A study found the most recent Medicaid expansion did little to close disparities based on race in health care. 
Editor’s note: APMA has Health Disparities resources to assist members with ensuring equality in medical care.   
Researchers warn that without quick action by Congress, the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will be out of money by 2028.
The American Medical Association announced that it considers poverty to be a threat to national health at its House of Delegates meeting. 
Editor’s note: Check out a recording of APMA’s Online CECH course, “Preventing Racial and Ethnic Disparities: How Non-Medical Factors Impact Your Patient Care.” 
Improving technology, such as integrating mobile devices, streamlines the administration of procedures and is essential for any practice, regardless of size. 
Editor’s Note: See APMA’s EHR Decision Guide for DPMs on 
What Patients are Reading
Foot pain makes it difficult for seniors to get the exercise they need, but there are strengthening exercises that can help a patient keep their muscles strong. 
With summer starting, consumers are looking to better meet their walking needs by choosing the best shoes for the activity.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients. 
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People with type 2 diabetes were hit particularly hard during the pandemic, which could lead to an increase in diabetes-related feet issues.
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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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