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First impressions can set the tone for an entire office visit. At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that your waiting area can influence a patient’s mood and disposition before they even make it into the examination room. Below are some suggestions for making your waiting…
We hear it in the news almost daily: another major company’s computer system has been hacked and secure data compromised. At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that malware poses a huge risk for our members. Not only is there the inconvenience of not being able…
Are you familiar with the expression, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it?” This is particularly true when it comes to body language. At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), one of our goals is helping all podiatric professionals provide the best experience possible for…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we are concerned with the whole person—not just the physician. That’s why our webinars, videos, blogs, meetings, and other resources address a wide range of topics beyond medicine. We believe that the best podiatric practitioners are those that find fulfillment both…
If you’re a new physician starting in your practice, we at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know that you’ve had to make many decisions: where to locate your practice, should you rent or own and hiring staff. Now you may be finally ready to open your doors,…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we believe that one of the best ways we can help our members is by enabling them to share their perspectives and strategies for success. Students can benefit from the experience of those who have tried the same educational path. For…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that as a physician, you invest countless hours in guaranteeing the best outcomes for your patients. However, do you know what the patient experience is? Have you ever considered what your practice is like from the outside in? At…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we want to help our members elevate their practice and improve both patient outcomes and patient satisfaction. June is Men’s Health Month and a good jumping off point for a discussion about communicating with different demographics of patients—specifically, men. There’s no…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) our members share experiences and ideas to help elevate the profession and improve the success of individual practices. As with many relationships, when it comes to your patients it’s often not what you say but how you say it that matters.…
You’ve worked hard to establish and build your practice, gain confidence with other physicians to increase referrals and do your marketing homework. Now, how do you keep the patients that you have? At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) we get to hear from many podiatric professionals with…