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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.

October 1 Deadline: No More Unlisted Codes

News | Published: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Be Ready with these ICD-10 Quick Tips


Cath Lab Optimization Improving Margins and Market Competitiveness in the Procedural Space

News | Published: Friday, September 16, 2016

September Cath Lab Digest Article by Anne Beekman Focuses on Same-Day Discharge, Bundled Payment Models and Radial Programs The new issue of Cath Lab Digest magazine features an article by MedAxiom’s

Save the Date: CV Transforum Spring'17

News | Published: Monday, August 29, 2016

The CV Transforum Spring'17 Conference will be held April 18-20, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL.


The Importance of Creating a Care Team

News | Published: Monday, August 22, 2016

With a focus on value-based health care, MedAxiom’s consultants are helping articulate and implement the benefits of care teams to CV programs across the country. 


How CMS Final Rule for Fiscal Year 2017 IPPS Impacts Your Business

News | Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

On August 2, CMS published the Final Rule for Fiscal Year 2017 IPPS for hospital reimbursement; this rule outlined inpatient payment rates for hospital services beginning October 1, 2016. The rule also included a number of key policies that will impact hospital services in the coming year. To keep you up-to-date on this important development, we provide a summary of the key policy changes as well as an analysis of policy impact on cardiovascular services.


Leading Provider of Digital Education Solutions Named as Corporate Partner

News | Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ContextMedia:Health’s educational tools help optimize patient experience and engagement during an office visit, leading to clinical practice improvements that pave the way for health care’s merit-based pay and value-based environment.


Top 10 Concerns of CV Leaders

News | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A recent MedAxiom survey of top CV health care leaders from across the country identified their most pressing concerns. We list the Top 10 below and offer a variety of resources to help the MedAxiom community navigate its way through these challenges.


Team Approach to Cover Critical Coding Topics

News | Published: Monday, June 27, 2016

MedAxiom Consulting Takes a Team Approach to Cover Critical Coding Topics at Clinical Documentation/E&M Workshop


The Link Between Protocol–Driven Clinics and Growth

News | Published: Friday, June 17, 2016

MedAxiom’s Ginger Biesbrock and Anne Beekman take on an emerging care delivery model that promotes the Quadruple Aim.


CV-Specific ACOs: A New Initiative to Accelerate Transformation

News | Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Being on the frontlines of cardiovascular health care, the MedAxiom community lives the day-to-day challenges of operating a successful program. We know many of you are finding that what has worked in the past—from the makeup of your provider teams to your reimbursement processes—may not work in the future. The shift to value-based medicine is ...