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Novel Single Chamber ICD Provides AF Diagnostics and MRI Access

Partner News | Published: Thursday, June 15, 2017


Traditional single chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) have been unable to determine if a patient is experiencing atrial fibrillation (AF) — until recently.


EPM Update: Cardiac EPMs to Begin January 1, 2018

News | Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The final rule on Cardiac EPMs has been released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and includes a delay of the effective date.

 


MACRA News: Update on Patient Relationship Categories and Codes

News | Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated list of Patient Relationship Categories


Astellas' Tina Karunaratne named a 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Luminary

Partner News | Published: Friday, May 12, 2017

Astellas and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) today announced that Tina Karunaratne, director of clinical and late-stage project management, will be honored as a 2017 Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the 28th Woman of the Year event.


MedAxiom Consulting and Terumo Medical Corporation Launch National, Value-Based Cath Lab Patient Care Pathway Program

News | Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

MedAxiom Consulting, a division of MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular performance community, is partnering with Terumo Business Edge, a new business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, to offer health systems customized cath lab care pathway programs.


FY 2018 Proposed IPPS Rule Overview

News | Published: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A summary of the major provisions of the proposed FY 2018 Hospital IPPS Rule along with a detailed spreadsheet on the changes to MS-DRG payments rates from FY 2017 to 2018.


Summary of the American Health Care Act Bill

News | Published: Friday, May 5, 2017

On May 4th, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House of Representatives (217-213), which now goes to the Senate. Major provisions of the AHCA bill include...


MIPS Participation Status Letter

News | Published: Friday, April 28, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. MIPS is an important part

QPP UPDATE: How the Scoring for Various Elements of the MIPS Categories will be Handled

News | Published: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Among the new items recently released from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are some details on Advancing Care Information (ACI) that will impact many in the MedAxiom community. We are providing explanations of those new details.


Sharecare Adds Key Executives To Aggressively Scale Integrated Population Health Platform Globally

Partner News | Published: Monday, April 24, 2017

Salesforce Veteran Carlos Ferraro Cavallini and Medical Tech Industry Executive Dave Springer Join Digital Health Company’s Leadership Team