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February 1, 2024 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
Dormer Laboratories Inc.
National News
Gallup News
Only 17 percent of adults in the U.S. know the cost of their health-care before they receive it, according to a new survey.
Medical Economics
As information technology has evolved, so have patients' expectations for their health-care providers.
Editor’s note: Learn how to get your practice online and cultivate content, and check out sample letter and tips to help you communicate with patients about out-of-network status and more. 
American Medical Association
Asking physicians for their feedback should be an important part of any organizational plan to reduce burnout.
Editor's note: For resources to help you with physician burnout, visit
Having the right type of insurance can help physicians dealing with an illness or disability that prevents them from working.
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HealthLeaders Media
Providing increased access to capital is one way management services organizations can help physician practices remain independent, according to one expert.
American Medical Association
Professional judgment and peer-review restrictions are among the issues to consider in private practice employment contracts.
Editor’s note: Check out our contract negotiation presentation and more in APMA’s Young Physician Transition Series.
Physicians Practice
Effective use of operations software can be one way to address a shortage of staff.
Medical Economics
The increased ability of organizations to recover from cyberattacks may be one reason that ransomware payments decreased at the end of last year.
Editor’s note: APMA members get competitive rate options on PICA’s ProAssurance Agency cybersecurity policy.
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What Patients are Reading
What to Expect
Good arch support and cushioning are among the factors to consider when choosing shoes for pregnancy.
Women's Health
Even slippers intended for indoor use should provide stability and support for one's feet.
Choosing walking shoes designed for that activity can help to reduce the likelihood of injuries or discomfort.
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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