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August 4, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
While patient volume has increased at physician practices, there's been a corresponding increase in expenses, according to a new report.
Benchmarking the right practice data can provide important insights into how one's practice is truly performing.
Technology can aid in scheduling and routing communications with patients.
Editor’s note: As an APMA member, you have access to foot-care information resources to share with your patients.
2021 represented the first year in which real health-care spending did not increase since CMS began tracking the statistic more than 60 years ago.
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Results from a new survey suggest that prospective patients make judgments about physicians' websites prior to making appointments.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s patient resource, "Prepare For Your Appointment."
After easily passing in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act is likely to be considered in the Senate following the August recess.
A majority of Medicare beneficiaries who responded to a recent survey indicated their concern that inflation might drive up the cost of their prescription drugs and their Part B premiums.
New data shows that the cost of data breaches in health-care has increased sharply since 2020.
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What Patients are Reading
Visiting a podiatrist for a biomechanical evaluation is a good idea for those who have developed hammertoes.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients.
A lack of structural support can make ballet flats a poor option for extended use.
Editor’s note: Recommend APMA’s running shoe guide for different arch types and APMA Seal-Accepted products to your patients.
As more workers return to the office, some podiatrists are seeing an increase in patients with injuries related to overuse.
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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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