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At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that having your own podiatric practice can be stressful. We offer our members plenty of resources to operate more efficiently, manage staff, and stay on track— all of which can help your practice run more smoothly and with less…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we’re committed to helping our members improve patient outcomes and increase the success of their parishes. Fall Prevention Awareness Day occurs during September, and it’s a good time to think about how you are serving the elderly part of the population…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we recommend that practitioners periodically do an “internal audit” on the efficiency of their practices and focus on ways to maximize the allocation of resources for best patient care and a sound bottom line. As a physician, it’s essential that you…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), one of our priorities is helping our members have successful and satisfying practices. One way we encourage members to do this is by setting goals. Once you set goals, however, you need to periodically assess whether you are getting closer to…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) part of our mission is getting back to basics by providing an opportunity for podiatric professionals to share experiences from many career vantage points. This enables us to provide members with trustworthy resources from those in the field. When it comes…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) practice management is one area we know our members are interested in improving. Sometimes small changes can yield big increases in productivity. For instance, decreasing distraction. Did you know that research shows companies lose 30 or more hours a week to…
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…