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CMS Approves Telehealth Cardiac Rehab During COVID-19 Pandemic

News | Published: Thursday, October 15, 2020

Responding to a key recommendation made by the ACC and other stakeholders, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services used emergency rulemaking authority to add cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) and intensive cardiac rehab services to the list of approved telehealth services outside the annual rulemaking process.


HEART FAILURE, SLEEP APNEA and the WATCHPAT TurnKey: A Heart Specialist’s Point of View

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Cardiac Sleep Review (CSR) talks with Daniel Bensimhon, MD, Medical Director of The Advanced Heart and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Bensimhon is an Advanced Heart Failure cardiologist who treats patients with all levels of heart failure—from very mild (Class II) to patients who need full mechanical support and referral for cardiac transplantation (Class IV).


Ms.Medicine and Genetesis Initiate WACE-MCG Clinical Registry

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Ms.Medicine and Genetesis announced the start of a clinical registry for Women’s Assessed Cardiovascular Evaluation with Magnetocardiography (WACE-MCG). The WACE-MCG registry is designed to compare the usual approach of diagnosing and evaluating patients with an elevated risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) with the results of a CardioFlux scan, a novel device that provides a biomagnetic view of cardiac function.


New ASC Revenue Sources via New Reimbursement Trends Related to OBLs

Partner News | Published: Sunday, October 4, 2020

There have been significant changes in the national ASC market. Over the last five years, it has been common for independent, physician owned ASCs to be formed or reorganized with new physician investors.

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.