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May 11, 2023 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
The New York Times
Companies like CVS Health and Amazon have been purchasing primary care practices to make money off the growing privatization of Medicare.
Medical Economics
Two-thirds of physicians report experiencing symptoms of burnout, which negatively affects the quality of care they provide patients.
Editor’s note: APMA has physician wellbeing resources for you at
The rapid rise of ChatGPT has sparked debate over the role of generative AI in the medical field as some patients worry that doctors will come to rely on it too heavily.
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American Medical Association
Health plan prior-authorization processes are so convoluted that they put the lives of patients at risk for seemingly pointless reasons.
Editor’s note: Read APMA’s comment letter in response to CMS’ proposed prior authorization changes.
Advisory Board
Cyberattacks on hospitals have spiked in frequency, which has sparked many discussions regarding medical cybersecurity among executives.
BINAR S.r.l.
Healthcare IT News
The COVID-19 public health emergency ended May 11, and experts believe this will cause a shift of focus onto topics sidelined by the emergence of COVID-19.
Editor’s note: APMA has members covered with ongoing COVID-19 resources. Visit
Fierce Healthcare
Following a Texas federal court’s ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for employer health-care plans to offer no-cost preventive care.
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What Patients are Reading
Plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel and foot pain, and wearing shoes that support an individual’s specific foot type can help to treat it without surgery.
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.
Well and Good
Just because an orthopedic shoe is useful doesn’t mean it can’t be stylish, and podiatrists recommend these options for women.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients.
As summer approaches and more people pull out their flip-flops, older individuals will have to take special care not to injure themselves.
Editor’s note: APMA’s video on how to avoid a Flip-Flop Fiasco is on YouTube. Share with patients!
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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