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Medicare’s 2022 Fee Schedule for Cardiovascular ASC and OBL procedures: 5 Details

Partner News | Published: Friday, November 12, 2021

In the past 10 years, we’ve seen Medicare shift many cardiovascular procedures to the outpatient site of service: PAD, EP implants, diagnostic coronary caths, PCI and complex PCI. In an unprecedented

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Medtronic

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Medtronic offers the broadest range of innovative medical technology for the interventional and surgical treatment of cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias.

Fragmented and Outdated Patient Education May Influence Post-Surgery Outcomes

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

It’s no secret that provider burnout is at an all-time high; everyone is stretched thin. The need for cohesive, simple, patient education is more important than ever. Saving time while improving the patient experience can be a balancing act, but with the right strategy the benefits are measurable. Nationwide, patient satisfaction with discharge instructions is low[1], and a majority of caregivers did not feel prepared for the responsibility in a cardiac surgery study[2].

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Novocardia

Partner News | Published: Monday, September 13, 2021

Novocardia, a value-based cardiovascular disease care delivery platform.

Genetesis Announces New Scientific Advisory Board

Partner News | Published: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Genetesis, the market leader in the design, development and commercialization of biomagnetic imaging solutions, today announced its new Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The group is comprised of world-class

Murj SaaS Cardiac Device Management Software Surpasses Quarter Million Patients Under Contract

Partner News | Published: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Today, Murj, a leader in cloud-based digital healthcare software for cardiac device management, announced that over a quarter million patients are under contract to be managed on the Murj platform by leading

ScImage Announces Cloud Install at Cardiology Consultants of Spartanburg

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

ScImage, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud-centric enterprise imaging and reporting solutions, announces its partnership with Cardiology Consultants, PA of Spartanburg, SC (CCPA), a Cardiology group consisting

The 9 Lives of PAD Reimbursement in the OBL

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Marc Toth can be contacted at The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) in early July and there were major cuts

MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Vector Remote Care

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Vector provides the expert, timely cardiac insights that clinics need to deliver the highest level of care.

The Impact of Patient Education and Satisfaction on Outcomes

Partner News | Published: Monday, July 12, 2021

With the move toward quality-based care as a means of defining success and reimbursement, cardiovascular conditions have come under intense scrutiny. It is in the interest of patients and healthcare systems alike to deliver effective patient education to improve patient satisfaction. According to an online article in Nursing2021, “Someday reimbursement to healthcare facilities may include providing proof of properly educating patients. So, providers need to perfect the delivery of patient education in order to increase patient satisfaction, patient care, and hospital reimbursements.” It’s time to evaluate the efficacy of these programs and create a new standard in patient education. 

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