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The Latest from Washington DC: CMS Issues Rule Delaying Effective Date for Cardiac EPMs

News | Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017

CMS issued a rule delaying the effective date of the cardiac-related EPMs (and the new ortho EPM) from February 18, 2017 to March 21, 2017


Maximizing Reimbursement through MACRA

News | Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017

In the January/February issue of Cardiac Interventions Today magazine, MedAxiom consultants Larry Sobal and Nicole Knight write about Maximizing Reimbursement through MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Through the article, they create a road map for how to take advantage of the financial opportunities available with MACRA.


How Does Your Cath Lab Stack Up?

News | Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Cath Lab Digest magazine features MedAxiom survey results and commentary


New Phone App Keeps Doctor and Patients in Touch

Partner News | Published: Monday, February 13, 2017

A recently developed cell phone application gives new meaning to the term 'house call.' The program, known as ChronicCareIQ, is an app that helps doctors remotely monitor the care of chronic patients.


MedAxiom and Archway Health to Offer Bundled Payments Solutions to CV Care Providers

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Partnership Combines Proven CV Expertise with Bundled Payments Experience for Successful Implementation and Management of EPM Programs


ContextMedia Becomes Outcome Health to Better Align with its Global Mission

Partner News | Published: Monday, January 30, 2017

The company announced its expanded vision of delivering health intelligence through its technology platform to activate the best health outcome possible for every person in the world.


Healthways Brings Award-Winning Program to MedAxiom Community

Partner News | Published: Monday, January 23, 2017

Neptune Beach, FL—MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular health care membership and performance community, is pleased to announce Healthways, a Sharecare company, as a new corporate partner. Healthways provides clinically-proven solutions that transform the delivery of health care and reduce health care costs; they offer the nation’s leading Intensive Cardiac rehab program—Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™--which is the first and only program scientifically proven to reverse the progression of heart disease, and is reimbursed by Medicare and many commercial payers. U.S. News & World Report recently awarded the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Diet the No. 1 ranking for the Best Heart-Healthy Diet for the seventh year in a row. 


MedAxiom and ScImage Provide Image Management Technology Results to CV Health Care Leaders

Partner News | Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017

Neptune Beach, FL—MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular health care membership and performance community, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting the results of a case study with corporate partner ScImage and Butler Health System.


Surgical Care Affiliates Joins OptumCare division of UnitedHealth Group; Grows CV Service Line

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

SCA has announced their merger with OptumCare, a leading health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group. The combination of SCA with OptumCare, Optum’s primary and urgent care delivery services

Ideal Protein Appoints Douglas W. Rothrock, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

GATINEAU, Quebec--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today its board of directors has appointed board-certified cardiologist Douglas W. Rothrock, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rothrock has served Ideal Protein since 2010 as Senior Medical Advisor and sits on the Ideal Protein Medical and Cardiology Advisory Boards.