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January 2015

A Post-SGR Guide to New Value-based and Quality-based Reimbursement Models – Listen in on this webinar as we guide you through the new law, alternative payment models, and the opportunities they represent. You'll learn how to prepare yourself and your practice to meet the challenges ahead. See other MIPS and APM resources here.

Improving Patient-Centered Care Series – Tracing the patient experience and aligning the informatics tools needed along each step of the way

The Value-Added Matrix– The radiologists at Radiology, Inc. in Mishakawa, Ind. have found a way to quantify non-billable value added actions, and hospital administrators are taking notice.

The Network Effect– "The Network Effect" demonstrates how a Pennsylvania radiology practice leader, Robert S. Pyatt Jr., MD, FACR, took his vision of referrer education and turned it into a tangible return on investment for his practice and local hospitals.

QCDR Webinar - Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, individual eligible professionals can meet 2015 PQRS quality reporting requirements by participating in a QCDR, where either PQRS measures or “non-PQRS” as well as registry measures can be used towards PQRS participation. NRDR is an approved QCDR for PQRS 2015.

PQRS Success and Beyond

Beyond Health Care Economics Milestones: Obstacles to Payment and New Initiatives – This session will describe how the concepts and mechanisms covered in the initial four sessions result in a reimbursement system that, when properly applied and documented, generate revenues that allow radiologists and radiology departments and practices to continue to provide necessary and high quality care to our patients

Beyond Health Care Economics Milestones: How Dictation Becomes a Dollar – This session shall introduce the manner in which physicians are paid within the Medicare program. This will include a detailed discussion of Relative Value Units (RVUs) and how they translate to payment. Pay for performance initiative which impact payment shall also be discussed. The session will close with a brief introduction to the financial performance indicators commonly used in radiology practice.

Change Management in Quality Improvement

JACR® Imaging Informatics Resource Center Videos on Clinical Decision Support

JACR® Imaging Informatics Resource Center Videos on Meaningful Use

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