|Sep. 4, 2012|
Need to review a medical image? Download an app!
Smartphones have become even smarter. The Google Play for Android and Apple App stores now offer various downloadable apps accessible at your fingertips. Find out what is available on the current market and which apps are most popular during the Learning Lab on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 12:45-1:45 p.m.
Start the day with Meaningful Use
The ACR-RBMA Forum will begin with an hour-and-a-half session on Meaningful Use and Radiology.
Faculty leaders Randy Hicks, MD, MBA; Karen Leppert and Barbara Rubel, MBA, FRBMA, will provide an update on the current status of Meaningful Use, how to implement MU within radiology practice, including case studies, and leave plenty of time for a discussion and Q&A.
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Special promotion for staff of RBMA members
Any non-member coding staff or Radiology Certified Coder of an RBMA member who registers to attend the Interventional Radiology Coding Course from now until Sept. 14 can save $100 off the non-member registration rate.
Investing in your coders is investing in your business. The results are better reimbursements faster. Encourage your staff to take advantage of this promotion and attend the only live presentation of the Interventional Radiology Coding Course this year.
Taught by coding experts Jeff Majchrzak, BA, R.T.(R)(ARRT), CNMT, RCC, CIRCC, and Ezequiel "Zeke" Silva III, MD, RCC, this two-day course will focus on core rules, regulations and definitions needed to code Interventional Radiology services confidently. Part of the workshop will be dedicated to a hands-on exercise in coding difficult IR cases by the attendees.
FREE webinar for RBMA members: Engaging Your Referral Network
Expanding business within a practice is often dependent upon obtaining referrals from physicians as well as satisfied patients. How do you make sure you are getting the referrals you need to maintain visibility within your community? Join Stephanie Boreale for a one-and-a-half hour webinar, "Engaging Your Referral Network," to find out how to successfully communicate with referring physicians, implement methods to maintain those business relationships and ensure your practice is the one at the top of the referral list.
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Calendar of events
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