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From the latest healthcare headlines to MedAxiom community news, this is the place to learn more and stay informed. Updated regularly.

Cardiovascular Coding Toolkit: Prepare for 2020 Now!

News | Published: Monday, December 9, 2019

2020 is just around the corner and there are numerous coding changes that will go into effect when the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule final rule goes into effect Jan. 1. Brush up on changes and take advantage of MedAxiom resources to ensure you and your practice are set up for success next year.


pMD Enhances Patient Satisfaction With Suite of New Communication Features

Partner News | Published: Friday, December 6, 2019

In a recent press release, pMD®, the innovation leader in health care technology, has enhanced patient communication by removing two critical barriers for active participation in their care. Patients can

Preparing your practice for new staff safety standards: USP General Chapter <800> effective 12/1/19

Partner News | Published: Friday, December 6, 2019

Starting December 1, 2019, healthcare facilities are responsible for following a new, strict set of guidelines surrounding the handling of hazardous drugs. The new safety standards, USP General Chapter <800>, apply to all healthcare personnel who receive, prepare, administer, transport or otherwise come in contact with hazardous drugs and all the environments in which they are handled. This likely includes most workers within the practice, such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and others.


End Days of Digging Through Reports: Biome Analytics Releases New Assessment Engine Capability; Statistically Ranks Performance Opportunities

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Biome Analytics released a new assessment engine capability this month, enabling cardiovascular service line leaders to statistically assess impacts and probabilities of success for performance improvement

CMS Releases Final List of Medicare Covered Procedures for 2020, to Include Both Cardiac Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures in the ASC Setting

Partner News | Published: Monday, November 4, 2019

National Cardiovascular Partners (NCP) is pleased to announce that on November 1st , the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final list of Medicare covered procedures for 2020

CMS Releases Final 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Rules

News | Published: Friday, November 1, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule addressing Medicare payment and quality provisions for physicians in 2020. 


Compensation and Production Trends for Interventionalists

News | Published: Friday, November 1, 2019

Joel Sauer, Executive Vice President, MedAxiom Consulting and author of the annual Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Survey, shares insights from the report showing a need for organizations to evolve compensation agreements as we continue to move toward value-based payments.


CV Transforum Fall 2019 Preview: Hot Topics, Exclusive Events and Real-World Solutions

News | Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

This week, more than 400 physicians, administrators, coders, industry partners and more will gather in Dana Point, CA, for the CV Transforum Fall 2019, where thought leaders meet. In addition to tackling today’s most pressing healthcare challenges and exploring practice changing opportunities, attendees will network with peers from hundreds of programs across the country and dozens of industry partners innovating in the CV space.


MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with BioTel Heart

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

BioTel Heart® enables healthcare providers to remotely monitor and diagnose patients more efficiently, accurately and cost-effectively.


MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC)

Partner News | Published: Monday, October 21, 2019

Physicians Realty Trust helps medical providers realize better healthcare by offering broader and deeper healthcare expertise than any other REIT with solutions that benefit all parties.