Medaxiom Blog

A curated feed of cardiovascular articles and posts

Stay up-to-date on the latest opinions, trends, and issues in cardiovascular healthcare with MedAxiom’s weekly blog posts.  New posts every Thursday.


Have you done a health check lately?

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Lori Walsh | 0 Comments

Whether you consider your program to be an advanced performer, stable, or in need of help, you should be questioning how to improve your organization. With the rapid pace of change in healthcare, staying stagnant can be the death knell for a program. Lori Walsh offers tools and tips to help you assess and improve the current state of your program from organizational, operational, clinical and transformational standpoints.

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Is My Vendor My Partner?

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | Joe Sasson | 0 Comments

Vendor relationships in healthcare today are about so much more than buying products and services—they are about true partnerships. But what makes a successful partnership? Joe Sasson offers a few suggestions of high-level questions that physician practices and hospitals should be asking their vendors to help find the partnerships that are right for them.

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Is it time to ?refresh? your merger strategy?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Anne Beekman | 0 Comments

If nothing much has changed since your hospital merger, Anne Beekman suggests brushing off your merger strategy and focusing on duplicate program consolidation as well as standardization across the system.

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Value-Based Purchasing Initiatives Deserve a Break

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Joel Sauer | 0 Comments

Despite a recent study disputing the value of value-based purchasing programs in improving care, Joel Sauer argues that cardiovascular programs have implemented significant infrastructures around them.

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It is Getting Tougher to Be a Successful CVSL Leader

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments

What makes a great CV leader in today’s world? Ginger Biesbrock shares some of her lessons learned that are still essential: get out of the office, delegate, and know the difference between leadership and governance.

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Solving the Access Problem in Cardiovascular Practices

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | Pat White | 0 Comments

Increasingly, improved patient access is being linked to improved CV practice and program success. In this week’s blog post, Pat White offers a variety of reasons for and ways to improve your patient access. They include use of data, technology as well as referrals and workforce planning.

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