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Advocacy Success: CMS Extends AUC Program Testing Period Through 2021

News | Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the Educational and Operations Testing Period for the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program through 2021.


CMS Releases Proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Rules

News | Published: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Aug. 3 released the proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, addressing Medicare payment and quality provisions for physicians in 2021. Under the proposal, physicians will see a reduced conversion factor from $36.09 to $32.26, effective Jan. 1, 2021.


WATCH: In times of COVID-19 PatientCare Enabled Clinic of Tomorrow

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Priority during this time of uncertainty is to ensure physicians have the tools they need to take care of patients — and that patients have access to the highest quality of care. We know that patients

MedAxiom Members Ranked Among Top Cardiology Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

News | Published: Thursday, July 30, 2020

MedAxiom is proud to have eight members ranked among the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery list. U.S. News evaluated 594 hospitals that see cardiology patients, including those needing heart transplants, those with cardiovascular disease and other complex heart conditions. The 50 top-scoring hospitals were ranked, followed by other high performing hospitals.


NextGen Telehealth Virtual Visits (OTTO) Case Study: Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Practice Profile 8 clinics located across Central Virginia 43 providers Problem: When offices become quiet COVID-19 marked the end of business as usual. In mid-March, Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Moving Analytics

Partner News | Published: Monday, July 27, 2020

MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular healthcare membership organization and performance community, is excited to announce its exclusive industry partnership in the arena of virtual cardiac

ACC Launches Search For Next CEO

News | Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The American College of Cardiology has launched a search for its next CEO. Led by a Search Committee made up of nine ACC member leaders, the College hopes to announce a new CEO early next year.


Addressing Data and Image Integration as a Strategic Imperative in the CVSL

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Learn how ScIm­age’s PICOM365 provides a turnkey end-to-end solution for data and image integration in this white paper that was developed in partnership with ScImage. Hear from MedAxiom members that have chosen their solution and the benefits they have experienced in workflows and overall work-life balance.


When It Comes to Open-Door Access, Culture Matters

News | Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In this Cardiac Interventions Today article Joel Sauer, Executive Vice President MedAxiom Consulting and Ginger Biesbrock, Senior Vice President MedAxiom Consulting explain the importance of having governance and leadership structures in place that support a culture of access to ensure efforts to improve in this area are successful.


New Case Study Shows Optimal Use of APPs Can Contribute Significantly to COVID-19 Financial Recovery

News | Published: Thursday, June 18, 2020

A recent Healthcare Financial Management Association case study shows that optimizing the use of advanced practice providers (APPs) can yield millions in increased revenue and operating margin opportunities – which can assist in a successful recovery from COVID-19.