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pMD Announces Instant Capture for Lighting Fast Mobile Charge Capture in Seconds

Partner News | Published: Monday, October 14, 2019

In a recent press release, pMD®, the innovation leader in health care technology, announced they have reduced charge entry to as fast as two seconds with a new Instant Capture feature. pMD® Charge

Turn Your EHR Into a CV Quality Improvement Engine with Performance Analytics

Partner News | Published: Friday, October 11, 2019

Tackling the root cause of care variation from best practice can save your cardiovascular service line $1+ million annually – while also improving quality and increasing patient satisfaction. Modify

Biome Analytics Awarded “Best Cardiovascular Care Products Engineers 2019 -USA” by Global Health & Pharma

Partner News | Published: Friday, October 4, 2019

Global Health & Pharma (GHP), a global industry research firm, named Biome Analytics as the “Best Cardiovascular Care Product Engineers 2019 – USA”. The judging criteria focused on

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with LUMEDX

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

LUMEDX utilizes a knowledgebase of best practice insights derived from more than 600 medical centers—combined with analytics embedded in workflows—to boost clinical and financial performance.


Biome Analytics Competing in Second Round of UCSF Digital Health Awards; Top 10 of More than 500 Entries

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Biome Analytics announced today that the UCSF Digital Health Awards committee advanced Biome Analytics to the Top 10 of ‘Best Patient Cost Savings’ category. Over 100 expert judges evaluated the

Take Action: Congressional Sign-On Letter Next Step in Joint Society Efforts to Stop PET Cuts

News | Published: Sunday, September 22, 2019

The ACC, the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance and other societies have secured a Congressional sign-on letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by Reps. Mike Kelly, (R-PA), Ron Estes (R-KS), and Ron Kind (D-WI) that addresses significant reimbursement cuts of up to 80 percent for myocardial PET scans in the physician office setting which were included in the proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. MedAxiom fully supports the joint society efforts to stop PET cuts and urges you to call your respective members of Congress and ask them to sign the letter which explains these concerns to CMS.


What Does CMS’ Proposed Addition of PCI in ASCs Mean for Hospitals?

Partner News | Published: Thursday, September 19, 2019

The outpatient migration of cardiovascular procedures started in 2016 when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added pacemaker implants to the list of approved surgical procedures for

HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

HeartFlow, Inc. announced that it has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the HeartFlow Planner, a non-invasive, real-time virtual modeling tool for coronary artery disease

CV Community Comments on Potential PET Cuts

News | Published: Friday, September 13, 2019

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) covering a wide variety of services and payment policy proposals in the 2020 proposed physician fee schedule. Of note, the comments addressed proposed alarming updates to payment inputs for myocardial PET that could lead to technical component payment reductions as high as 80 percent for some services. 


Enhanced Nuclear Cardiology Workflow by ScImage

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

ScImage, Inc. is pleased to announce the implementation of Cardiac Imaging, Inc.’s mobile services and on-premise Stress-PET imaging and reporting at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s