Medical Imaging Economics at RSNA

2011-11-22
 

Medical Imaging, RSNA, McKessonMedical imaging professionals love RSNA. It’s a time to see old friends, connect with fellow professionals, and learn about the latest medical imaging hardware and software. It’s also a great place for people new to the field to start building their networks.

The other reason medical professionals look forward to RSNA is to learn about the economics that drive the industry. ACO’s, meaningful use, teleradiology, commoditization – these are all changing the medical imaging market, and professionals in the field should know how they may define the role of the medical imaging professional in the future.

If you’re interested in the economics of medical imaging, we suggest you think about attending the following sessions:

  • Special Lecture: Year Two of Health System Reform—Where Are We Now? Arie Crown Theater, Monday, Nov. 28, 1:30 – 2:45 PM. Get an update on the impact of healthcare reform on the economics of the healthcare industry from Peter Carmel, MD, President of the AMA.
  • How Payment Policy Will Impact Technology Development in the 21st Century: An ACR Interactive Session. S404AB, Tuesday, November 29, 4:30-6:00 PM. Learn “about the current process of how reimbursement for new technology and procedures is obtained and consider strategic partnerships between industry, researchers, governmental agencies and third party payors in order to optimize the process in the future.”
  • Monetary Decisions in Radiology Practice: Valuing Your Practice, Assessing Future Financial Trends, and Optimizing Personal Finance. S403A, Thursday, Dec. 1, 8:30 – 10:00 AM. Learn about key market trends, valuing services, growing a business, wealth management, and other topics from a panel of experts in healthcare economics.
  • Health Policy and Economics. LL-PPE1021, Lakeside Learning Center, every day.  Actually, it’s an exhibit, not a presentation. But it’s hosted by noted healthcare economist James Vincent Rawson, who also happens to be a radiologist.

Pre-book an RSNA demo with McKesson online or visit booth #211 Lakeside Center.

Can’t go to RSNA? Register to attend the RSNA Virtual Conference and explore a virtual world complete with educational offerings. Attend sessions and be sure to visit the McKesson Showcase on your own time, from anywhere in the world.

This blog post includes information from a recent article in HealthImaging.com

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