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If you’re a third or fourth year student of podiatry it may be somewhat miraculous that you have time to even read this blog! Chances are you are immersed in clerkships which are providing you with an up close and personal view of the podiatric work you hope to one…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) one concern that we hear repeatedly from our membership is how to hire the best people for your practice. Oftentimes there is information about a perspective employee that you feel would be helpful to know for the smooth-running of your practice…
“With all that is required of me, how do I establish and succeed in practice while creating balance in my life?” It all started with this simple question, so often asked unilaterally by podiatric practitioners from those brand new and just starting out to seasoned professionals who have been at…
In the transient world we live in most practices experience a certain amount of patient turnover annually and hence, new patients are always welcome. The question is, how to get them? One of the benefits of membership in the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) is the opportunity to…
If you’ve recently completed your podiatric education and training you may be experiencing a mixture of elation and anxiety. The Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) can help. While your course of study has probably prepared you well to diagnose and treat podiatric conditions, many schools do not adequately…
No matter how long you’ve been in practice, increasing the productivity of your staff is a goal all practitioners share. At The Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we have a unique advantage of having a broad membership that spans all stages of a podiatrist’s career to draw on…
It’s appropriate (and desirable) for a growing practice to experience an increase in number of patients and workload. As the office gets busier, however, cracks in time management and efficiency may begin to appear. From our varied membership of podiatric professionals at all stages of their practice life, from brand …
As physicians we are always looking at new procedures, new diagnostic tools and new tests to improve patient outcomes. What if we put the same effort into looking at how to streamline and improve the quality of care outside of clinical functions? In many instances, patient satisfaction significantly increases because…
The Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) is pleased to offer for our fall meeting: “Success Through Synergy II.” This impactful event is designed to grow your practice and provide immediate actionable steps toward success. It will take place Thursday October 5th through Sunday October 8th at the Pittsburgh…
Podiatric physicians all share the goal of giving patients the best possible care and ensuring good outcomes for lower extremity disorders. At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) this is a topic we encounter among our members over and over. From our more experienced podiatric practitioners we’ve heard…