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Is it time for a new cardiovascular alignment model?

Thursday, August 2, 2018 | Joel Sauer | 0 Comments


Is it time for cardiovascular physicians and hospitals to find new ways to work together? Joel Sauer believes that a joint venture is just one tool that can be used to form a mutually beneficial and lasting relationship between hospitals and physicians.

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Proposed QPP Changes: What You Need to Know

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


In light of another shift of reimbursement rules and regulations, Ginger Biesbrock offers the ‘what you need to know’ for the proposed QPP changes for next year.

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And the survey says?????

Thursday, July 19, 2018 | Pat White | 0 Comments


Knowing that the RUC survey process is broken, Pat White suggests some ways it might be fixed.

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Your MIPS Feedback questions answered

Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Cherie Kelly-Aduli | 0 Comments


Many in the MedAxiom community had questions after receiving their 2017 CMS MIPS Feedback Reports on 6/29/18. Here are the top 10 questions and answers from our MIPS expert, Cherie Kelly-Aduli.

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Jacob Turmell shares his experience navigating a fragmented and confusing health care system as a consumer and highlights areas of excellence as well as opportunity.

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Why aren't we moving towards telemedicine in specialty practices?

Thursday, June 28, 2018 | Lori Walsh | 2 Comments


In 2017, 31 percent of health care organizations used video-based telemedicine services and 34 percent offered remote patient monitoring, according to a KPMG survey conducted by HIMSS Analytics. Kaiser Mid-Atlantic has moved to 50%+ virtual visits within their system and that number is growing every year. What do they know that many specialty practices cannot figure out? Lori Walsh looks at the promise and stumbling blocks of telemedicine in cardiovascular health care delivery.

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