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Partner News | Published: Friday, October 11, 2019Tackling the root cause of care variation from best practice can save your cardiovascular service line $1+ million annually – while also improving quality and increasing patient satisfaction. Modify
Partner News | Published: Friday, October 4, 2019Global Health & Pharma (GHP), a global industry research firm, named Biome Analytics as the “Best Cardiovascular Care Product Engineers 2019 – USA”. The judging criteria focused on
Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
LUMEDX utilizes a knowledgebase of best practice insights derived from more than 600 medical centers—combined with analytics embedded in workflows—to boost clinical and financial performance.
Partner News | Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019Biome Analytics announced today that the UCSF Digital Health Awards committee advanced Biome Analytics to the Top 10 of ‘Best Patient Cost Savings’ category. Over 100 expert judges evaluated the
News | Published: Sunday, September 22, 2019
The ACC, the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance and other societies have secured a Congressional sign-on letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by Reps. Mike Kelly, (R-PA), Ron Estes (R-KS), and Ron Kind (D-WI) that addresses significant reimbursement cuts of up to 80 percent for myocardial PET scans in the physician office setting which were included in the proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. MedAxiom fully supports the joint society efforts to stop PET cuts and urges you to call your respective members of Congress and ask them to sign the letter which explains these concerns to CMS.
Partner News | Published: Thursday, September 19, 2019The outpatient migration of cardiovascular procedures started in 2016 when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added pacemaker implants to the list of approved surgical procedures for
Partner News | Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2019HeartFlow, Inc. announced that it has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the HeartFlow Planner, a non-invasive, real-time virtual modeling tool for coronary artery disease
News | Published: Friday, September 13, 2019
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) covering a wide variety of services and payment policy proposals in the 2020 proposed physician fee schedule. Of note, the comments addressed proposed alarming updates to payment inputs for myocardial PET that could lead to technical component payment reductions as high as 80 percent for some services.
Partner News | Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2019ScImage, Inc. is pleased to announce the implementation of Cardiac Imaging, Inc.’s mobile services and on-premise Stress-PET imaging and reporting at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s
Partner News | Published: Monday, September 9, 2019The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released their proposed list of Medicare covered procedures for 2020, which includes both cardiac diagnostic and treatment procedures in the ASC