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.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments
Larry tries to figure out why so many heart programs have not adopted a formalized same-day discharge (SDD) program for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures, despite documented efficacy, safety, cost savings and patient satisfaction.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | Joel Sauer, Dave Terry | 0 Comments
As you are probably well aware, CMS recently proposed to cancel the mandatory EPM program and reduce the size of the CJR program. At the same time, CMS has indicated they will be replacing EPM and CJR with new voluntary bundle payment initiatives that will allow hospitals, specialists and post-acute providers to serve as Episode Initiators. Contrary to some in the industry, we view these as positive developments and wanted to share with you a few quick thoughts about them.
Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments
With the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) seemingly dead in the water, the question of “what’s next” weighs heavy on the minds of elected officials and the overall population. One conversation that seems to be emerging is whether it is time to consider single payer health care.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments
There has never been a greater need for hospitals and their physician partners to collaborate and innovate together.