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MedPage Today

At a recent congressional hearing, experts suggested the Merit-based Incentive Payment System still has room for improvement.

 

Editor's note: Two APMA podiatric physicians have been selected to serve on MACRA Ulcer Workgroup. 

Visit https://www.medpagetoday.com/practicemanagement/reimbursement/105145 to view the full article online.

 

Healthcare IT News

A significant majority of health-care providers in Virginia expressed confidence in the quality of the care they provide through telehealth, according to a new survey.

Visit https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/new-survey-sheds-light-providers-embrace-telemedicine to view the full article online.

 

Physicians Practice

Strategies for improving interactions with patients include praising positive actions and setting boundaries.

Visit https://www.physicianspractice.com/view/4-strategies-to-deal-with-difficult-patients to view the full article online.

 
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HealthLeaders Media

Private equity accounts for the majority of physician practice acquisitions, according to a new report.

Visit https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/private-equity-insurers-physician-groups-have-acquired-most-physician-practices to view the full article online.

 
Medical Economics

A recent study found that less than two percent of physicians were sued in 2021.

 

Editor’s note: APMA provides Medical Liability/Malpractice Reform resources for members. 

Visit https://www.medicaleconomics.com/view/see-you-in-court-the-malpractice-risk-to-physicians to view the full article online.

 
MDLinx

Vague language is among the things to watch out for when reviewing an employment contract.

 

Visit https://www.mdlinx.com/article/5-red-flags-to-watch-for-in-your-first-physician-employment-contract/UumBPOfx41s2XHlJcsAt6 to view the full article online.

 
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As burnout levels among physicians remain high, making time for self-care has become more important than ever.

 

Editor's note: APMA provides resources on physicians' mental health and wellness at www.apma.org/wellbeing

Visit https://www.physicianspractice.com/view/the-importance-of-physician-self-care to view the full article online.

 
Medical Economics

A recent study of physicians found that working fewer hours did not result in a proportional decrease in time spent on EHRs.

Visit https://www.medicaleconomics.com/view/less-time-seeing-patients-does-not-necessarily-lead-to-less-time-spent-on-ehr to view the full article online.

 
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Parkview Health

When selecting shoes for a walking-intensive vacation, it can help to wear a trusted pair of comfortable shoes and consider bringing a second pair for alternate days.

Visit https://www.parkview.com/blog/heres-what-a-podiatrist-wears-for-a-day-at-the-amusement-park to view the full article online.

 
VerywellFit

Assessing a shoe's fit and level of support is important when selecting a pair of sneakers.

 

Editor's note: APMA members have access to APMA's list of athletic shoes given the APMA Seal of Acceptance to share with their patients.

Visit https://www.verywellfit.com/what-to-look-for-when-buying-sneakers-7550420 to view the full article online.

 

Oprah Daily

Shoes with good arch support are especially important for those with high arches or flat feet.

Visit https://www.oprahdaily.com/style/g44179870/shoes-with-good-arch-support/ to view the full article online.

 
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