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Experts Release Guideline on Multi-Modality Imaging Approach To Care for Patients With Complex Childhood Heart Disease

Partner News | Published: Saturday, July 9, 2016

Morrisville, NC, June 29, 2016 – Experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), today released a guideline, Multimodality Imaging Guidelines of Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries, to help optimize lifetime management of patients with this congenital heart defect, both before and after surgical intervention. These experts reviewed and analyzed a wide variety of scientific evidence, resulting in recommendations for optimal multimodality image monitoring for these patients.


What Problem Are You Trying to Solve?

Blog | Published: Thursday, July 7, 2016

Coming up with an effective health care solution often begins with knowing how to best define the problem. Evoking images of Albert Einstein, Larry Sobal puts pedal to the metal to help organizations get on the path to successful change.


Leslie Heisz Appointed To Edwards Lifesciences Board Of Directors

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2016 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that

Magellan Health Completes Acquisition of Armed Forces Services Corporation

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGLN), a leader in complex care and special population management, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Armed Forces

Digirad adds QuantumCam to camera line-up

Partner News | Published: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Digirad has expanded its offerings as a nuclear medicine company by adding a variable angle camera to its growing array of high-quality imaging equipment. Through their relationship with Universal Medical

Medicare’s Life Expectancy in Doubt

Blog | Published: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Call the doctor—stat. A grave prognosis for Medicare is on the horizon unless a financial fix can save its life. Larry Sobal explains in this week’s blog post.


Medtronic Announces Beacon Heart Failure Management Service, Furthering Its Commitment to Delivering Value in Healthcare

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

DUBLIN - June 28, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced availability of its Beacon Heart Failure Management Service in the United States. This new service from Medtronic Care Management Services

Medtronic to Expand Heart Failure Portfolio with Acquisition of Heartware International

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

DUBLIN and FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - June 27, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less-invasive,

Top 10 Concerns of CV Leaders

News | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A recent MedAxiom survey of top CV health care leaders from across the country identified their most pressing concerns. We list the Top 10 below and offer a variety of resources to help the MedAxiom community navigate its way through these challenges.


Team Approach to Cover Critical Coding Topics

News | Published: Monday, June 27, 2016

MedAxiom Consulting Takes a Team Approach to Cover Critical Coding Topics at Clinical Documentation/E&M Workshop


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