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From the latest healthcare headlines to MedAxiom community news, this is the place to learn more and stay informed. Updated regularly.

Best approach to prevent cardiovascular disease

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The risk of having cardiovascular disease during one’s lifetime is 60 percent for men and 55 percent for women.

This includes heart disease, stroke or death from either.


Profiles of Excellence: Sanjeev Gulati, MD

Blog | Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Is Paying More Out-of-Pocket For Health Care Good Or Bad?

Blog | Published: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Asking people to pay more of the health care is an emotionally charged and financially painful subject, and I’m not calling for people to have to pay even more. But it’s also possible that paying a greater portion may be a necessary part of the reformation of the ...


Profiles of Excellence: Meghan Emig, MPAS, PA-C

Blog | Published: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In anticipation of Meghan Emig’s presentation on HF Clinic Development and Success Story with Dr. Sanjeev Gulati at the CV Transforum Spring’16 conference. On Thursday, April 7th, we sat down with Meghan to learn more about her and her work.


Physicians Leisurely Racing Toward Value-Based Reimbursement

Blog | Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Where are we in our transition from volume to value? Are we really moving away from fee-for-service and toward value-based reimbursement?


How does a cardiac monitoring service work?

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Cardiac monitoring providers offer physicians a way to measure a patient’s heart rhythm over a defined period of time. It is considered standard practice in diagnosing cardiac arrhythmias and is also

Profiles of Excellence: Dr. Xiaoyan Huang

Blog | Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

MedAxiom is honored to welcome top CV thought leaders to present at our conferences throughout the year. Dr. Xiaoyan Huang, President-Elect and Invasive Cardiologist at Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Portland, OR, is one such leader.


Four Philosophical Questions on the Trinity of Healthcare IT

Blog | Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016

If there is a trinity of healthcare IT, I think it is: Security, Big Data Analytics, and Interoperability. It just so happens that all three are in the news right now, and the issues surrounding them lead to some interesting philosophical questions.


2016 Nuclear Cardiology Benchmark Report Released

Partner News | Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016

After a tremendous response to the Nuclear Cardiology Benchmark Report, Digirad has launched a new and updated version for 2016. The report gives users an unbiased evaluation of where their organization stands relative to national standards. The data used in the report was compiled by Medaxiom, as well as new provider information from 2015. Metrics covered within the report include the average number of new patient consults, study volume, number of cardiologists, camera age, and more.


ScImage and NextGen Partner on Integrated Enterprise PACS Solution

Partner News | Published: Monday, March 7, 2016

MedAxiom is pleased to announce an exciting collaboration between two of our corporate partners: ScImage is integrating its PICOM365 Enterprise PACS into the NextGen Ambulatory EHR, creating a seamless

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