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We generally think about spring cleaning in terms of our homes but at the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we want to encourage podiatric professionals to take inventory of their offices and see if there’s anything that needs sprucing up. A Warm Welcome Next time you walk into…
By: Jan Vincent There is no doubt that the Internet and social media have changed how today's patients seek medical care. Technology allows contemporary patients to make enlightened healthcare decisions and, consequently, develop outstanding “shopping” abilities. For sure, tech has changed how healthcare practices acquire new patients and how patients…
“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another. — John C. Maxwell In selecting subject matter to share, I am always looking for ways to support practice success. After years of working, coaching, studying and generally observing leaders, I am convinced of…
“Leaders encourage innovation, inspire new ideas and share their vision. Today's President's Day holiday got me to thinking about leadership. Is leadership an inborn trait, can it be learned, does everyone have leadership tendencies? Were all our U.S. Presidents genuine leaders? For sure, genuine leadership is far more than just…
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April 11, 2016 | Managers Administrators [1], Operations [2], Patient Flow Wait Times [3], Physician Productivity [4]By Erica Sprey [5] Before embarking on a practice redesign you should have a clear vision of the responsibilities your architect will take in your practice's new build.
April 11, 2016 | Managers Administrators [1], Operations [2], Patient Flow Wait Times [3], Physician Productivity [4]By Erica Sprey [5] Before embarking on a practice redesign you should have a clear vision of the responsibilities your architect will take in your practice's new build.
Welcome to the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED). This organization has been created to help podiatrists in all facets of their professional lives and also to help them enjoy fulfilling lives outside their practices. To help you get to know us a bit better, here are some frequently…
 Every day in our offices, patients present with a variety of ailments and conditions. As podiatric professionals we are trained to quickly recognize, diagnose and treat these conditions in a way that sets us apart from other fields of medicine. I remember early on in my career, I overheard a…
Starting out as a new practitioner you’re probably finding that there are so many details that go into creating a successful podiatry practice. As with any business, customer satisfaction has to be a top priority if you want to maintain and grow your patient base. One of the benefits of…