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Together Ahead: Maximizing Synergies

Partner News | Published: Friday, September 18, 2020

Earlier this year, Fresenius Medical Care North America, one of the nation’s leading healthcare conglomerates, made the decision to formally merge two of their most successful and synergistic companies,

The Benefits of a Sale-Leaseback Real Estate Transaction

Partner News | Published: Monday, September 14, 2020

Imagine you are the owner of the medical office building or ambulatory surgery center (MOB) that contains your practice. Your top priority as a physician is to provide quality care to your patients. Yet, as

COVID-19 Clinical Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Afib Patients with Sleep Disorders

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Jennifer Cook, MD, is Global Medical Director at Itamar® Medical, and also serves as Professor of Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist at the University of Cincinnati. In this Q&A, Cardio Sleep Review (CSR) speaks with Dr. Cook about managing sleep-disordered breathing in afib patients when healthcare resources around the country are battling COVID-19.


2020 Report: Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Survey

News | Published: Thursday, August 27, 2020

MedAxiom has released its eighth annual Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Survey report, revealing trends across cardiology, surgery, advanced practice providers (APPs) and non-clinical compensation. The report’s findings (based on 2019 data) are instrumental in optimizing cardiology organizations of all sizes and ultimately advancing cardiovascular care.


MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Itamar Medical

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Itamar Medical®, a publicly-traded medical device company focused on improving cardiovascular outcomes by leading the integration of Sleep Apnea management into the cardiac patient care pathway.


Identifying a “best in class” tracer for evaluating chest pain in the Emergency Department (ED)

Partner News | Published: Monday, August 17, 2020

When a patient presents in the ED with chest pain or shortness of breath, physicians need timely access to the accurate data provided by noninvasive imaging of myocardial perfusion and function.


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.