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Digirad Blog: MACRA: Meaningful Use, PQRS and what lies ahead for reimbursements

Partner News | Published: Friday, February 24, 2017

The complicated nature of MACRA’s rollout may have left some healthcare providers behind, but significant changes are on the horizon, so it’s important to stay up-to-date on the changes. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, better known as MACRA, affects all practices — big and small — and the mandates already in place will affect the bottom line of your practice in 2017 and beyond. These new rulings apply to all physicians, physician assistants, nurses, anesthesiologists and other healthcare professionals, so it’s important to understand what’s quickly coming down the pike.


Virginia Heart Chief Executive Officer Gregory P. Corbett Joins Ideal Protein Cardiology Advisory Board

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GATINEAU, Quebec--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today that Gregory P. Corbett, Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Heart, a leading cardiovascular center located in metropolitan Washington D.C., has joined their cardiology advisory board. Corbett was introduced to Ideal Protein through leading cardiovascular performance community MedAxiom and is the fifth member to join the board. Patrick J. White, President of MedAxiom, is also a cardiology advisory board member.


New Phone App Keeps Doctor and Patients in Touch

Partner News | Published: Monday, February 13, 2017

A recently developed cell phone application gives new meaning to the term 'house call.' The program, known as ChronicCareIQ, is an app that helps doctors remotely monitor the care of chronic patients.


MedAxiom and Archway Health to Offer Bundled Payments Solutions to CV Care Providers

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Partnership Combines Proven CV Expertise with Bundled Payments Experience for Successful Implementation and Management of EPM Programs


ContextMedia Becomes Outcome Health to Better Align with its Global Mission

Partner News | Published: Monday, January 30, 2017

The company announced its expanded vision of delivering health intelligence through its technology platform to activate the best health outcome possible for every person in the world.


Healthways Brings Award-Winning Program to MedAxiom Community

Partner News | Published: Monday, January 23, 2017

Neptune Beach, FL—MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular health care membership and performance community, is pleased to announce Healthways, a Sharecare company, as a new corporate partner. Healthways provides clinically-proven solutions that transform the delivery of health care and reduce health care costs; they offer the nation’s leading Intensive Cardiac rehab program—Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™--which is the first and only program scientifically proven to reverse the progression of heart disease, and is reimbursed by Medicare and many commercial payers. U.S. News & World Report recently awarded the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Diet the No. 1 ranking for the Best Heart-Healthy Diet for the seventh year in a row. 


MedAxiom and ScImage Provide Image Management Technology Results to CV Health Care Leaders

Partner News | Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017

Neptune Beach, FL—MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular health care membership and performance community, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting the results of a case study with corporate partner ScImage and Butler Health System.


Surgical Care Affiliates Joins OptumCare division of UnitedHealth Group; Grows CV Service Line

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

SCA has announced their merger with OptumCare, a leading health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group. The combination of SCA with OptumCare, Optum’s primary and urgent care delivery services

Ideal Protein Appoints Douglas W. Rothrock, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

GATINEAU, Quebec--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today its board of directors has appointed board-certified cardiologist Douglas W. Rothrock, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rothrock has served Ideal Protein since 2010 as Senior Medical Advisor and sits on the Ideal Protein Medical and Cardiology Advisory Boards.


New video just released! Women with Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease: What is the Best Diagnostic Approach?

Partner News | Published: Monday, January 9, 2017

ASNC invites you to view our new 30-minute enduring video, Women with Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease: What is the Best Diagnostic Approach?, presented by Drs. Jennifer Mieres, James Udelson, Viviany Taqueti and Leslee Shaw.