Medicare Coverage of Screening CT Colonography

The ACR and its partners have submitted solid recommendations. Now we wait for the results.blueribbon

March 2015

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and I cannot think of a better time to reengage policy-makers about the value of CT colonography

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Final Read

Lynn S. Broderick, MD, FACR

finalread

March 2015

Q:What is one of your most memorable experiences with a patient?

Years ago, I performed a venogram on a middle-aged woman.

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The New LI-RADS

The latest edition offers an expanded lexicon and clearer guidance for interpreting and reporting on imaging of the liver.

LIrads

March 2015

The Bulletin sat down with Claude B. Sirlin, MD, chair of the ACR Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS),

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Patients and Pricing

Educating our patients about the true costs of imaging reaps benefits throughout the health care system.

 pricing

March 2015

I've written before about how we need to take a leadership role in helping our patients understand the value of the care and services we provide as radiologists.

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Full Speed Ahead

Image professionals from across the country come together for the 2014 IT Imaging Informatics Summit

ITWeb

March 2015

Radiology and technology go together so often in health care that they could be considered the peanut butter and jelly of medicine.

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Diagnosing Differences

Autism

March 2015

Diagnosing neurotypical disorders such as autism is done largely through interviews and behavioral observations.

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TBI Accelerated

TBI

March 2015

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a fairly commonly used acronym these days.

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How Does the ACR Work?

Before you head to ACR 2015, find out how the College's governance works.

With so many initiatives going on at once, the College needs a well-defined, streamlined strcture that is well representative of its diverse constituency.

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Let's Get Clinical

At ACR 2015, clinical education takes a leading role. Which sessions are on your agenda?

LetsGetClinical

At ACR 2015, clinical education will be woven throughout the meeting agenda. Whether you’re attending sessions from the Clinical Education Pathway or another area, clinical content will be an integral part of the meeting experience. As ACR 2015 nears, ACR members from across the specialty weigh in on their can’t-miss clinical aspects of the meeting.

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Getting the Message

How can radiologists best communicate critical test results?

MESSAGE

March 2015

Nearly every radiologist has been there: you discover an incidental finding that requires prompt clinical attention. 

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Are You Ready for ICD-10?

Find out how practices are gearing up for the big switch.

ICD10IMAGE

March 2015

In 2009, health and human services and CMS dropped their first handful of change into the meter marked ICD-10.

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No Grace Period for ICD-10

numbers

February 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will not allow for dual processing of International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 and ICD-10 codes for dates of service on or after the ICD-10 implementation date of Oct. 1, 2015.

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Following the Leaders

The College recognizes leaders from throughout the radiology community. 

LEADER

February 2015

Each year, the College awards individuals whose work and dedication advances and strengthens the specialty. From the bustling streets of Moscow to the plains of Oklahoma, this year's recipients include individuals from across the global community of imaging. Joining the Gold Medal and Honorary Fellowship, a new award debuts this year: the Distinguished Achievement Award, which honors highly notable service to the College and the radiology profession, both clinical and non-clinical. All awards will be presented at the ACR 2015 Convocation in May.

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