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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.

Peripheral Vascular Programs Could Improve Population Health and Grow Volumes

News | Published: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

New Cardiac Interventions Today magazine article featuring the MedAxiom Consultants.


What Patient Centric Care Really Means

News | Published: Friday, September 7, 2018

As published by the American College of Cardiology on July 2018, Joel Sauer provides relevant insights on “What Patient Centric Care Really Means” in reference to Compensation and other important data.


BPCI Advanced Update: CMS Gives Providers Another Week to Decide

News | Published: Friday, July 6, 2018

According to CMS, the deadline to submit signed participation agreements for BPCI Advanced has been extended from August 1 to August 8, 2018. 


Developing an Ambulatory Strategy

News | Published: Friday, July 6, 2018

New Cardiac Interventions Today magazine article featuring the MedAxiom Consulting team.


Two MIPS Announcements from CMS

News | Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Targeted Review Deadline in 9/30/18 

If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, your MIPS final score and performance feedback is now available for review on the Quality Payment Program website.


Update on BPCI Advanced Data and Target Prices

News | Published: Thursday, June 7, 2018

For MedAxiom members who have signed on with Archway Health to submit their BPCI Advanced application, we are excited to inform you CMS has finished uploading BPCI Advanced Target Prices and aggregate spending data to the Data Portal. CMS has also begun the process of transmitting raw claims files. 


Clinician Shortage Article in CVB

News | Published: Friday, May 25, 2018

Cardiovascular Business magazine (May/June issue) features an article titled Clinician shortage ahead? Cardiology’s workforce prepares for a pair of silver tsunamis, featuring an interview with Joel Sauer, Vice President of MedAxiom Consulting and his analysis of MedAxiom’s member survey data.


Leadership and Governance Article

News | Published: Friday, May 18, 2018

MedAxiom consultants Ginger Biesbrock and Joel Sauer explain how to create an intentional, carefully designed clinical strategy that establishes expected outcomes for care and creates standards for care delivery.


CVB Magazine Covers CV Transforum Conference

News | Published: Monday, April 23, 2018

The recent CV Transforum Spring’18 conference, held in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, was attended by hundreds of MedAxiom members—physicians and administrators—and industry partners. Two of the many

Where the Money Is: New Cardiac Interventions Today Article

News | Published: Thursday, March 15, 2018

As margins decline, hospitals should look to their heart programs for financial opportunities.

By Larry Sobal, MBA, MHA, CMPE