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Foothill Cardiology and ScImage: Enhancing the Physician Experience and Improving Patient Care

Partner News | Published: Friday, December 9, 2016

Foothill Cardiology was looking for an integrated PACS solution capable of supporting an image-enabled EHR. ScImage provided a comprehensive hosted solution that fulfilled the vision of minimal onsite service with a completely remote diagnostic venue for reading and reporting of exams.


Ideal Protein on "Avoiding hypertension, obesity and diabetes may lower the burden of heart failure" Article

Partner News | Published: Thursday, December 8, 2016

Ideal Protein's COO, Tim Callahan, comments on Knowridge Science Report latest article.


Over 40,000 pounds lost with the Ideal Protein Protocol at Aspirus Heart & Vascular

Partner News | Published: Friday, November 18, 2016

Austin, TX (November 18, 2016) – Statistics show that 70% of Americans are overweight or obese.[1]  Many of these individuals have metabolic syndrome, a cluster of health conditions including increased blood pressure, high blood sugar and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels, putting them at increased risk for a host of cardiovascular diseases.[2]


Ideal Protein on "How providers, payers, employers should be fighting obesity" Article

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Ideal Protein's COO, Tim Callahan, comments on Dr. Logemann's latest article: Dr Timothy N. Logemann's latest articles highlights how when providers, payers and employers team up to stem the tide of obesity, improved health outcomes and significant savings in healthcare costs can result.Read Dr. Logemann’s case for incentivizing a healthy weight.


Is a Repeal of the ACA in Our Future?

News | Published: Friday, November 11, 2016

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump vowed to eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety. Now, just days after the election, what do we really know and what can we anticipate? Marshall Brachman, lobbyist for the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance (CAA), offers his insights.


Summary: 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS)

News | Published: Friday, November 11, 2016

A summary of the The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule key policy changes impacting cardiology.


Summary: 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System updates and policy changes

News | Published: Monday, November 7, 2016

A summary of the OPPS and ASC Payment System updates and key policy changes that go into effect January 1, 2017.


Award Winning Research Linking the Ideal Protein Protocol with Reduced Healthcare Costs Presented at ObesityWeek 2016

Partner News | Published: Thursday, November 3, 2016

Gatineau, QC.  (November 3, 2016) – Weight loss with the Ideal Protein Protocol, a medically designed and developed protocol for weight loss and weight maintenance, has been shown to potentially reduce healthcare claims and improve key markers of cardiac and metabolic health, according to findings detailed in two poster presentations unveiled at Obesityweek 2016 in New Orleans today.


Ideal Protein on AHA's Treating Obesity as a Disease Article

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Ideal Protein's COO, Tim Callahan, comments on the American Heart Association's latest article on obesity: "Obesity is a chronic disease and should be treated as such. To arrest obesity and mitigate associated health conditions,  people need tools to effect a sustainable lifestyle change," said Tim Callahan, Chief Operating Officer of Ideal Protein. "Many healthcare professionals realize that the simplistic advice of 'eat less, exercise more' isn't working long-term, and are approaching obesity with integrated, medically-developed protocols that include nutritional guidance, ongoing practitioner oversight, education and counseling."


Disease-Based Programs as Solutions to Population Health: New Article by MedAxiom Consultants

News | Published: Monday, October 24, 2016

Anne Beekman and Ginger Biesbrock write on creating well-designed and fiscally sound programs for purposeful growth for latest issue of Cardiac Interventions Today magazine.