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CMS Update: EPMs Will Not Be Delayed

News | Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

During a CMS call on February 22, 2017, regarding the AMI and CABG episode payment models (EPMs), a CMS official advised that there will be no further delays to the models.


Virginia Heart Chief Executive Officer Gregory P. Corbett Joins Ideal Protein Cardiology Advisory Board

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GATINEAU, Quebec--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today that Gregory P. Corbett, Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Heart, a leading cardiovascular center located in metropolitan Washington D.C., has joined their cardiology advisory board. Corbett was introduced to Ideal Protein through leading cardiovascular performance community MedAxiom and is the fifth member to join the board. Patrick J. White, President of MedAxiom, is also a cardiology advisory board member.


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.