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“Seismic shift” lifts primary care's impact on hospital revenues

News | Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A survey finding specialists accoun ting for less revenue to hospitals reflects changes putting more emphasis on primary care as the Affordable Care Act is implemented.


Value Over Volume — Healthcare's New Mindset

News | Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

It is clear that healthcare reform favors a consolidated healthcare industry.

Majority of cardiology practices integrated

News | Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

MedAxiom, a service provider and information resource for U.S. cardiology practices, found a majority – 53 percent -- of respondents to its recently released "2013 Annual Integration Report" to be fully integrated

More heart docs embrace hospital employment

News | Published: Friday, January 18, 2013

Even with concerns that healthcare consolidation produces massive inflation, hospital-physician integration steams ahead with cardiologists leading the move to hospital employment.

Survey: 53% of Cardiologist Practices Are Integrated With Hospitals

News | Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013

A recent MedAxiom report shows more than half of the country's cardiology groups have already embraced integration or are in the process of integrating with hospitals. The survey received 156 responses from

MedAxiom: Service lines, savings proliferating

News | Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The use of cardiovascular service line organizations to align resources needed to best serve patients appears to be spreading to all types of healthcare entities, according to MedAxiom’s “2013

Benchmarking: Cardiologists' Ally in Tough Times

News | Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012

NEPTUNE BEACH, FL, November 1, 2012 — It's become fashionable to describe the healthcare system as hopelessly broken, and to indirectly blame providers as a key reason for the situation. For instance, a

Joel Sauer authors article in Cardiovascular Business Magazine on Practice Valuation

News | Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

NEPTUNE BEACH, FL, October 16, 2012 – In the October issue of Cardiovascular Business magazine, Joe Sauer addresses how practice owners and management should view the process of valuation. The article,

Cardiologists Performing Fewer Advanced Tests on Patients as Tighter Rules, Financial Factors Take Hold

News | Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

"Put simply, physicians are seeing more patients and performing fewer studies on those patients," report notes BALTIMORE, September 4, 2012 — A new survey reveals that cardiologists around the United

MedAxiom Takes the Windy City by Storm

News | Published: Thursday, July 26, 2012

How can restructuring within a hospital help the bottom line? That question was paramount as administrators, cardiovascular (CV) service line executives and others discussed reinventing service lines, creating