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Take Action on the Increasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehabilitation Care Act of 2021

News | Published: Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Increasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehabilitation Care Act of 2021 was recently introduced in the House by Reps. Blunt Rochester (D-DE) and Adrian Smith (R-NE). This bipartisan legislation would expand patient access to critical cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation services (CR/PR) during a crucial time when treatments for medical conditions have been delayed or avoided during the COVID-19 pandemic. MedAxiom and the ACC have long supported passage of this legislation, which would accelerate and expand the ability of physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) to supervise CR programs under Medicare. The bill expedites the effective date of these changes to Jan. 1, 2022, and allows these practitioners to administer programs in their offices, prepare and sign treatment plans, and prescribe exercise.

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Partner News | Published: Thursday, April 1, 2021

Hitachi Healthcare Americas, focused on delivering innovative technologies that address the cardiology market.

Information Blocking Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act Take Effect Next Week

News | Published: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Final rules from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) supporting the seamless and secure access, exchange and use of electronic health information take effect April 5. Implementation of the rules, which were issued in March 2020, were delayed this past fall due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with RecoverRite

Partner News | Published: Monday, March 22, 2021

RecoverRite®, a customizable online patient education platform designed specifically to help heart patients and caregivers to understand their conditions and/or procedures, significantly improving the patient experience while saving providers valuable time. 

MedAxiom, ACC and Novo Nordisk to Advance Care for People with Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease

News | Published: Friday, March 19, 2021

MedAxiom and the ACC, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk A/S, are embarking on a new global program to support improvements in multidisciplinary care for people with Type 2 diabetes. Through the global UNITE (Multidisciplinary Teams In Cardiometabolic Care) program, clinicians across multiple specialties will receive the education and tools needed for an integrated approach to Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease care.

MedAxiom, ACC and Philips Collaborate to Shape the Future of Cardiovascular Care Delivery

Partner News | Published: Thursday, March 11, 2021

The goal of the collaboration is to drive significant performance improvements in integrated cardiovascular care in terms of the patient and care provider experience, clinical outcomes and productivity. 

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Westcove Partners

Partner News | Published: Monday, March 8, 2021

Westcove Partners (“Westcove”), a leading healthcare-focused investment bank that specializes in advising its clients through mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financings, as well as other complex corporate finance transactions.

ScImage Receives Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Partner News | Published: Friday, February 26, 2021

ScImage, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Imaging solutions, announces it has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2020 North America Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its Cloud-based Enterprise Imaging Solutions.

HHS Announces Flexibility on Reporting Deadline For Provider Relief Fund Recipients

News | Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Jan. 15 announced that it is amending the reporting timeline for the Provider Relief Fund Program (PRF) in response to the recent passage of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. 

Genetesis Applauds CMSís MCIT Rule to Provide National Medicare Coverage for FDA Breakthrough Devices

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the establishment of the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) pathway, to bring new and innovative technologies to beneficiaries

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