Category: Cardiology

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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What’s next after the cancelation of Episode Payment Models

After much debate, countless delays, and requests from providers to have more involvement in the process, CMS has canceled Episode Payment Models and the Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model. While these payment models have been withdrawn, CMS’ focus on value-based care has not changed. Back to the drawing board The

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Smart ways to take advantage of the ASNC ImageGuide Registry

Launched in 2015, the ASNC ImageGuide Registry is the first national registry developed to support non-invasive cardiac imaging and reduce the increasing regulatory reporting burden. It effectively promotes and ensures continuous quality improvement for referring physicians, technologists, and laboratories by improving efficiency, elevating the level of patient care, and reducing

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