Healthcare Key Issues and Analysis

MedAxiom Articles cover the latest industry news and provide expert analysis to help you stay up-to-speed on CV hot topics and the impact on your organization.

When It Comes to Open-Door Access, Culture Matters

In this Cardiac Interventions Today article Joel Sauer, Executive Vice President MedAxiom Consulting and Ginger Biesbrock, Senior Vice President MedAxiom Consulting explain the importance of having governance and leadership structures in place that support a culture of access to ensure efforts to improve in this area are successful.

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Physician-Hospital Alignment Still Eludes Many Integrated Programs

Although healthcare change is moving at a rapid pace, the most pressing issues have remained somewhat stagnant for the last few years, with physician-hospital alignment models and strategies consistently ranking in the top three. In a Cardiac Interventions Today article, MedAxiom's Joel Sauer, MBA, and Terri McDonald, RN, MBA, CPHQ, discuss the foundational attributes required for aligning a CV program. 

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Reinventing Cardiovascular Care in Two Weeks: An Industry Adapts to a Pandemic

Despite staggering COVID- 19 statistics, the cardiovascular specialty united to transform cardiovascular care, together. This article underscores how community is at the core of the industry’s ability to adapt and innovate and details how administrators and clinicians came together like never before to learn from each other, support each other, and advocate for resources and support.

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Managing The Shift To Elective PCI In The ASC Setting

In a Cardiac Interventions Today article, MedAxiom’s Terri McDonald, RN, MBA, CPHQ, explains CMS CY 2020 changes that indicate an expectation to provide lower-cost interventional care in the nonhospital ambulatory setting and what CVSL leaders should consider as they build their strategies. 

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