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Strength in Numbers: Confronting CV Challenges through Community

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Dana Carpenter | 0 Comments


At MedAxiom, we have always believed in leveraging the power of our CV community to succeed—no matter what. A perfect example of this is our CV Transforum conference, held twice a year for our members and CV industry partners to exchange ideas, and solutions.

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Re-engineering the way we deliver healthcare: we have to do better!

Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


When it comes to CV healthcare delivery, we know we can do it right. The question is: how can we redesign it so it is done right consistently?

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Cardiology is a Team Sport

Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Joel Sauer | 0 Comments


Cardiology delivers the greatest value when all of the component parts are working in sync, focusing not just on the product within a particular clinical focus area, but on the whole patient. To achieve success, Joel Sauer explains that the entire organization, from governance and leadership to the workforce deployment strategy and provider compensation model, must orient around the cardiology team.

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Where Did That Competitor Come From?

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Pat White | 0 Comments


CV practices may need to look beyond the imaging center around the corner or hospital in the next town to understand their competition. Pat White shares examples of non-traditional competitors that are changing the landscape of modern healthcare delivery.

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Counting your chickens? Not so fast...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Cherie Kelly-Aduli | 0 Comments


MACRA expert Cherie Kelly-Aduli explains that MIPS eligible clinicians still have several ways to avoid the 4% negative payment adjustment in 2019 from program year 2017. Alert: Important CMS deadline coming up on 3/31/18.

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The Importance of Documentation and Coding in Risk Adjustment

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments


Failing to adequately capture a patient's risk through documentation and coding may lead to an inaccurately low level of attributed risk and eventually to reduced reimbursement, payment penalties and exclusion from markets. Nicole Knight wants you to think about how accurate and thorough documentation and coding can provide the best chance of shared savings and, in turn, help with the successful management of your patient population.

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