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At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that hiring new employees is a job many practitioners dread. In our efforts to get through the process as quickly as possible, we try to streamline the process and may try to gauge how successful a new team member…
It’s the season for expressing gratitude, and at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we’re encouraging all our members to take a moment to say “thank you” to your employees. Those team members without whom your office would not run efficiently can sometimes be taken for granted. Below…
Did you know that there are currently over 30 million Americans with diabetes, and that 1.5 million new cases are diagnosed every year? At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that this represents a significant pool of patients who are going to need the regular care…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we’re committed to helping your practice be at the top of its game. And, we have a wealth of experts to rely on: our members--practitioners and colleagues from all stages of their careers who are willing to share their experiences with…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that if you have your own practice, your main focus is your patients, but you also have to be concerned about growing and managing your business. One place where small business owners typically get bogged down is in the…
No, it’s not a new game show. In fact, at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) we know that if you have two employees who are not getting along, it can quickly become more of a sideshow that can derail productivity in your office as well as lower…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we want to help our members maintain efficient and successful podiatric practices. One significant drain on the bottom line is employee turnover. It’s estimated that the cost of replacing an entry-level employee is 30-50 percent of the person’s annual salary! That’s…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that work flow is important to our members. Yes, time is money, but positive workflow is about way more than money. When your office is humming along smoothly and efficiently, patient care is optimal and your staff is happier…
When it comes to hiring a new employee for your office, we at the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know this is a time-consuming process. In addition, once you make a decision, a new hire requires a significant investment of time (which translates as money) to train properly…
If you’re a podiatry student, we at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know that your plate is probably pretty full. Between taking classes, outside reading, tracking down the best externships and applying for residencies you may feel that joining a club is a frivolous use of your…