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CV Transforum Fall’17: 21st Century Cures Act - Mytych

  October 12, 2017

The 21st Century Cures Act includes a number of provisions that push for greater interoperability, adoption of electronic health records and support for human services programs. This session will cover the recent ONC’s “Top Priorities” related to The 21st Century Cures Act focusing on the interoperability portion of the law and what attendees can do to educate their programs on these changes.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
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Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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CV Transforum Fall’17: Cardiology Advocacy Alliance Update - Biga and Holloway

  October 12, 2017

Cardiology Advocacy Alliance (CAA) has been working aggressively in Washington DC on the multiple
priorities critical to the cardiovascular community. This session will review the latest developments in Washington, both regulatory and legal, that impact CV health care. 

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
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Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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Heart to Heart – MACRA/MIPS: What's Happening in 2018 and Beyond - Lannae Ewing & Cathie Biga

  October 13, 2017

Lannae Ewing, Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Surgical Services and Director of Value-Based Care Programs for Lourdes Health System, and Cathie Biga, President and CEO of Cardiovascular Management of Illinois, share tips on the following: Top things for CV organizations to anticipate for 2018; Quality benchmarks for MACRA and MIPS; Top two things practices should embrace for 2018; and Keys to success for 2018.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: Benchmarking, Legislative Affairs (CAA), MACRA, Payment Reform, QRUR
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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Heart to Heart – EMBRACE Model Explained - Dr. Gilead Lancaster

  October 12, 2017

Dr. Lancaster discusses the genesis for his 2016 book, "EMBRACE: A Revolutionary New Health Care System for the Twenty First Century". EMBRACE, which was first published as a proposal in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2009, stands for Expanding Medical and Behavioral Resources with Access to Care for Everyone, and was developed by a nonpartisan group of health care professionals with an infrastructure designed to use modern innovations and technology to achieve effective and efficient health care. In addition, MedAxiom's Larry Sobal, who has no disclosures regarding this book or its author, explains why he believes that this model is exactly what the American health care system needs.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: Governmental Incentive Programs, Medicare Payment Policy, Payment Reform, Population Health
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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Webinar Recording: CAA Webinar – Final Rules for the PFS, OPPS and MIPS

  November 29, 2017

Speaker:
Cathie Biga, CAA Past President and President & CEO, Cardiovascular Management of Illinois
Patrick Holloway, CAA President and COO, Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians

Panelists:
Mark Domyahn, MBA, Pursuance Consulting

Host:
Pat White, President, MedAxiom

Medicare recently released the Final Rules for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), the hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Our expert panel provides insight into how these Rules will impact your practice. Also, if the Final Rule on Bundles is published prior to the webinar, it will also be discussed. Be sure to invite others in your leadership to this important webinar.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: HOPPS, Legislative Affairs (CAA), MACRA, Medicare Payment Policy
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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CV Transforum Spring'17: Keynote - The Current and Future State of Health Care - CAA Panel Discussion

  April 18, 2017

This panel, representing members of the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance Board of Directors, shares their learnings from the April 2017 CAA Board Legislative Fly-In and meetings with key legislators. The panel explores the latest legislative policies and administrative changes that are impacting CV health care. What can we expect regarding future health policy decisions from Washington and how do we decide what to do, how to do it and when to start? How do we navigate such significant change with so much uncertainty? What is the real new normal and when will it arrive?

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: Legislative Affairs (CAA)
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


Thumbnail image for CV Transforum Spring'17: MACRA - Lessons Learned in the First 90 Days - Biga & Sauer

CV Transforum Spring'17: MACRA - Lessons Learned in the First 90 Days - Biga & Sauer

  April 18, 2017

Hear the most up-to-the-moment MACRA news and insights from the experts as the real MACRA journey begins (2017 began the measurement period for the first year of MACRA). The discussion will look at this complicated replacement to the broken SGR and provide detailed information on the practical applications of this challenging law.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: MACRA, Medicare Payment Policy, QRUR
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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EPM Gainsharing Arrangements – What’s the potential for hospitals and physicians to collaborate?

  July 26, 2017

Speakers:
Joel Sauer, Vice President, MedAxiom Consulting
Tim Kennedy, Attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.

This webinar provides a basic understanding of the legal and practical aspects of EPM Gainsharing as well as a general roadmap for implementation. Specifically, we will discuss the interplay between EPM Gainsharing and existing co-management arrangements, and give examples of potential dollars available and sharing opportunities.

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: Ancillary Services, Bundled payments, Cardiac bundles, EPM gainsharing, Episode payment model
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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Optimizing Clinical Pathways in the Cath Lab – Improving Outcomes, Reducing Costs and Achieving the Quadruple Aim

  May 4, 2017

Speakers:
Dr. Amit Amin, Barnes Jewish Hospital
Host: Ryan Graver, President, MedAxiom Ventures

Clinical and economic literature are showing clear advantages for utilizing trans-radial access in conjunction with Same-Day Discharge (SDD) to achieve optimal patient and cost outcomes for the elective PCI patient.  
 
This webinar will provide a compelling evidence for the trans-radial clinical care pathway.  Dr. Amin will discuss the data that demonstrate recent published evidence, plus his own considerable experience with trans-radial, including cost efficiencies achieved, and the breadth of his case mix.  

If your Cath lab is looking to deliver on the value proposition of the Quadruple Aim, learn how Dr. Amin has not only met, but exceeded expectations utilizing trans-radial and SDD. Gain greater understanding of the clinical and care pathways capable of achieving maximum cost efficiencies, clinical outcomes, and patient and staff satisfaction when managing patients undergoing a PCI.  

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Topic: Healthcare Policy
Tagged: Care Team Development, Cath Lab Management, Clinical Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations