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While the financial outlook for health-care has improved, many sectors of the industry still are anticipated to have revenue declines.

Visit https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/overall-outlook-2020-healthcare-revenues-improves-following-second-quarter-results to view the full article online.

 

The measures where health system-affiliated physicians particularly excelled were those involving heavy use of technology.

 

Editor's note: Register today for APMA's "MIPS White Glove COVID-19 Relief," webinar scheduled for September 15 at 8 p.m. EDT. Visit www.apma.org/careercenter/ for career and practice tools.

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Finding digital solutions for tasks such as patient check-in can free up staff time.

 

Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources.

Visit https://www.medicaleconomics.com/view/digitize-admin-tasks-to-reduce-staff-burdens to view the full article online.

 
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Due diligence is extremely important when assessing the legitimacy of tax plans.

Visit https://www.physicianspractice.com/view/tax-savings-plans-targeting-physicians-require-caution to view the full article online.

 

Telehealth's evolution likely will involve regulatory changes and technological improvements.

 

Editor's note: APMA has resources for members navigating telehealth during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Visit https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/digital/telehealth-s-post-pandemic-future-where-do-we-go-here to view the full article online.

 
What Patients are Reading

Early treatment of diabetic foot ulcers can reduce the likelihood of negative outcomes.

 

Editor's note: Studies prove care by a podiatrist helps prevent diabetes complications and saves health-care outcomes and spending.

Visit https://www.dispatch.com/news/20200907/erika-kube--donrsquot-ignore-diabetic-foot-ulcers to view the full article online.

 
Going without adequate footwear for long periods can make foot problems more likely down the road.

Visit https://www.houstonchronicle.com/lifestyle/renew-houston/fitness/article/Flintstone-Feet-How-coronavirus-lockdown-15551231.php to view the full article online.

 
While it's good to resume an exercise routine, starting slowly can help to reduce the risk of injuries.

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Tips for improving staff performance include having a clear mission and establishing measurable expectations.

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