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LUMEDX Announces Official HIMSS20 Speakers

Partner News | Published: Friday, January 31, 2020

LUMEDX, a leading provider of healthcare analytics and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS), is pleased to announce that client partner Duke University Health System has been selected to present at the

Congratulations to the IBM Watson Health Top 50 CV Hospitals of 2020

News | Published: Monday, January 13, 2020

In late 2019, IBM Watson Health published its annual list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the U.S., one of the leading surveys the CV industry turns to for hospital performance rankings. The 2020 survey, which included nearly 1,000 hospitals across the country with cardiovascular service lines, identified 50 hospitals that “delivered better outcomes while operating more efficiently and at a lower cost.” MedAxiom is proud to be affiliated with nearly half of the top 50 hospitals on the 2020 list.


Are ASCs Ready for CV Procedures in 2020? 6 Insights from 2 Executives

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

In an article published in Becker’s ASC Review, two executives from National Cardiovascular Partners, a MedAxiom partner, recently discussed the latest Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ruling regarding percutaneous coronary interventions in the ambulatory surgical center (ASC) setting for 2020. Read their responses to six questions ranging from ASC preparation for these 2020 CMS rulings to ensuring patient care in ASCs when undergoing these procedures.


12 Days of Resources: 2019 in Review

News | Published: Friday, December 20, 2019

Join us as we countdown the 12 Days of Resources with the most popular MedAxiom resources of 2019.


Cardiovascular Coding Toolkit: Prepare for 2020 Now!

News | Published: Monday, December 9, 2019

2020 is just around the corner and there are numerous coding changes that will go into effect when the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule final rule goes into effect Jan. 1. Brush up on changes and take advantage of MedAxiom resources to ensure you and your practice are set up for success next year.


pMD Enhances Patient Satisfaction With Suite of New Communication Features

Partner News | Published: Friday, December 6, 2019

In a recent press release, pMD®, the innovation leader in health care technology, has enhanced patient communication by removing two critical barriers for active participation in their care. Patients can

Preparing your practice for new staff safety standards: USP General Chapter <800> effective 12/1/19

Partner News | Published: Friday, December 6, 2019

Starting December 1, 2019, healthcare facilities are responsible for following a new, strict set of guidelines surrounding the handling of hazardous drugs. The new safety standards, USP General Chapter <800>, apply to all healthcare personnel who receive, prepare, administer, transport or otherwise come in contact with hazardous drugs and all the environments in which they are handled. This likely includes most workers within the practice, such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and others.


End Days of Digging Through Reports: Biome Analytics Releases New Assessment Engine Capability; Statistically Ranks Performance Opportunities

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Biome Analytics released a new assessment engine capability this month, enabling cardiovascular service line leaders to statistically assess impacts and probabilities of success for performance improvement

CMS Releases Final List of Medicare Covered Procedures for 2020, to Include Both Cardiac Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures in the ASC Setting

Partner News | Published: Monday, November 4, 2019

National Cardiovascular Partners (NCP) is pleased to announce that on November 1st , the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final list of Medicare covered procedures for 2020

CMS Releases Final 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Rules

News | Published: Friday, November 1, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule addressing Medicare payment and quality provisions for physicians in 2020.