Category: Cardiology

5 Reasons Why SPECT is Still the Test to Beat

For years, new cardiovascular imaging technologies have generated buzz, but how does SPECT MPI imaging compare to these newer modalities, and which is better? The answer may surprise you. While newer technologies may offer improvements to image quality, you have to consider the whole picture when it comes to cardiac

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Cardiology and Telehealth: What You Need to Know

MedAxiom recently held a webcast where the topic of Telehealth and Cardiology was explored in detail. The session was moderated by MedAxiom President, Dr. Jerry Blackwell, and featured a set of panelists with expertise in Telehealth. The Sudden Shift to Telemedicine The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval in countless ways.

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Real Ways That Artificial Intelligence Will Change Cardiology

Artificial intelligence is developing rapidly in medicine, including in the field of cardiology. If you’ve been to conferences in the last couple of years, you’ve probably seen presentations on some aspect of artificial intelligence. Quite simply, AI involves computer systems performing tasks that usually require human intelligence. They do this

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Six tips for reducing readmissions for cardiac cath procedures

Cardiac catheterization is one of the most common diagnostic procedures for heart patients. But, because of its invasive nature, it can carry a higher risk of patient-related and procedure-related complications. These complications can often lead to hospital readmissions which, under Medicare, not only serve as a performance measurement for hospitals

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Four new revenue streams for cardiologists

Operating a financially successful practice requires a daily focus on operational concerns, but it also necessitates seeking new opportunities for revenue streams. Many cardiologists overlook opportunities to offer ancillary services that will boost practice income. Here are four revenue streams that could increase efficiency, referrals, and patient volume, while improving

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