ACR

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American College of Radiology
Julianna Czum, MD, a member of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) editorial board, has played a central role in helping the American College of Radiology embrace blog posts. She launched the journal’s blog, JACR Blog, and serves as both its editor and its primary author. Czum spoke with Radiology Business about the impact of social media and how to differentiate a good blog post from a bad one.
March 01, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced Thursday, March 1, that it has published a new special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) focused on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data analytics and other related topics.
January 09, 2018 | Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week that its National Radiology Data Registry (NRDR) has been renewed as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry by CMS. This renewal means that providers can continue to use the NRDR to meet MIPS reporting requirements throughout 2018.
November 01, 2017 | Policy
The chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors, James A. Brink, MD, spoke to the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy today in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee was there to discuss the United States Department of Energy’s funding of low-dose radiation research, and Brink told its members that such research was needed to improve patient care.
September 07, 2017 | Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced Thursday that it has updated its standards for liver cancer screening and surveillance ultrasound exams. These new changes to the Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) were made to “improve communication with referring clinicians” and advance the overall quality of care being provided to patients.
August 29, 2017 | Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued an official statement about Anthem’s new Imaging Clinical Site of Care program, calling it “arbitrary and unwise.”
July 17, 2017 | Leadership
James Brink, MD, head of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, has reached the halfway point of his two-year term as chair of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s) Board of Chancellors. To reflect on his time in the position thus far, Brink penned a “midterm update” for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
October 04, 2016 | Policy
Multiple patient advocacy groups and healthcare organizations, including the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), are asking Congress to extend a federal mandate that requires insurance companies to fully insure annual mammograms for women 40 years old and older. 
May 31, 2016 | Quality
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week that it has released numerous updates to its ACR Appropriateness Criteria guidelines. 
May 19, 2016 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors has elected James A. Brink, MD, as its newest chair. Brink took office earlier this week during ACR 2016, the association’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.
May 16, 2016 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has announced the recipients of its 2016 Gold Medals. The award has been given to individuals for “distinguished and extraordinary service to the College or to the discipline of radiology” since 1927.
May 09, 2016 | Leadership
Members of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s) Young and Early Career Physician Section were recently asked to complete a survey about their current level of engagement in ACR committees, and current ACR leadership can learn valuable lessons from the members’ responses.
May 06, 2016 | Leadership
Alexander Norbash, MD, chair and professor of radiology at the University of California, San Diego, spoke with Radiology Business about handling mistakes in the workplace, creating a solution-oriented culture, and how radiologists can prepare for a career in leadership.
May 04, 2016 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week it has partnered with GE Healthcare and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to develop an ACR-led “imaging boot camp” for breast radiologists in the Middle East.
May 03, 2016 | Care Delivery
Garry Choy, MBA, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, spoke with Radiology Business about the fastest way to define your workplace’s “culture” and the importance of training radiology residents about the power of their own words.
Apr 26, 2016 | Leadership
Ezequiel Silva, MD, spoke with RadiologyBusiness.com about the ACR 2016 session he is moderating, how it came to be, and how increased communication can lead to improved patient care. 
Leadership
Apr 20, 2016 | Leadership
ACR 2016, the annual meeting of the American College of Radiology (ACR), is less than one month away. Cheri L. Canon, MD, ACR 2016 program chair, spoke with RadiologyBusiness.com about the upcoming meeting, which begins May 15 in Washington, D.C. 
Leadership
Jan 05, 2016 | Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) published a letter to CMS acting administrator Andy Slavitt before the holidays, summarizing its thoughts on 14 different issues related to the imaging industry. 
Policy
Dec 18, 2015 | Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued a statement applauding Congress for passing the $1.1 trillion, 2,000-plus page Omnibus Spending Bill late last week.
Policy
Oct 30, 2015 | Leadership
Three influential radiologists have been recognized by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as recipients of the organization's 2016 Gold Medal awards.
Leadership
Oct 12, 2015 | Quality
The Journal of the American College of Radiology recently presented readers with opinions from both sides of the debate over whether radiology residency spots need to be reduced. 
Quality