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45 Minutes to Radiology Data Privacy and Security

John Gomez
CEO, Sensato

Patrick Williamson
Sr. Director of IT & Security Officer, vRad

The headlines may be daunting, but don’t despair! Healthcare leaders CAN successfully combat today’s security threats. Listen in as these healthcare security experts discuss key security elements healthcare providers are responsible for, specific actions imaging providers can take to bolster their security posture, top considerations when working with managed service partners such as teleradiology and much more.

Imaging Clinical Decision Support: The Medicare Mandate and Nine Steps to Success

Erin Lane
Sr. Analyst, Advisory Board

On January 1, 2018 Medicare’s Appropriate Use Criteria Program begins. This means that ordering providers will consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) via electronic CDS when ordering outpatient advanced imaging exams. Radiologists and imaging programs must document that use on claims for Medicare reimbursement. But Advisory Board survey results suggest that most organizations are not ready. Hear all the regulatory details during this recorded webinar. Erin also walks through step-by-step guidance to successful CDS implementation, and learn how to make sure your program improves financial health, patient access, and appropriate imaging use.

How to Become a High Performance Radiology Practice

Raymond Montecalvo, MD
Medical Director, vRad

David Landry
CEO, Spectrum Medical Group

Jason Shipman, MD
President, Radiology Alliance

Listen in as these practice leaders discuss the current radiology market, where it’s headed, and specific ways your imaging organization can embrace change and adapt to become a High Performance Radiology Practice.

2017 Policy Updates – And What They Mean for Imaging

Lea Halim
Senior Consultant, Advisory Board

In this webinar, Lea Halim of Advisory Board covers their imaging experts' take on key policy developments finalized last fall: the Clinical Decision Support mandate under Medicare, the site-neutral payment initiative, and MACRA. It also delves into details of the recently published CMS final rules governing physician and hospital outpatient reimbursement. Watch today to learn what imaging leaders need to prepare for Clinical Decision Support implementation, what site-neutral payments mean for imaging strategy and how MACRA will affect radiologists starting in 2019.

How to Drive Billing & ICD-10 Compliance with Structured Final Reports

Benjamin W. Strong, MD
Chief Medical Officer, vRad

Join vRad Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Benjamin W. Strong, to explore how to supercharge your billing and ICD-10 compliance via accurate data inputs, improved processes and structured final reports. Perfect for imaging leaders, Dr. Strong will highlight key tips and off-the-shelf solutions you can readily apply to your radiology practice – in addition to sharing vRad best practices and lessons-learned.

5 Things CEOs Need to Know About Imaging

Lea Halim
Senior Consultant, Advisory Board

Watch this informational webinar on how vRad's Breast Imaging Live Video Diagnostics delivers same day diagnostic results for your patients. vRad’s live video and image-sharing consultations significantly enhance communications by bringing the vRad radiologist “face to face” with your technologists and patients – right in your practice or facility.

Virtual Resident Workflow

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Samir Shah, MD
Medical Director, vRad

Who has time to teach in the middle of the night? You do, with vRad. Learn why residency programs across the country are turning to vRad’s Virtual Resident Workflow solution to solve their challenges.

vRad Analytics

Kent Thomas
V.P. of Business Development, vRad

Watch this informational webinar on how to utilize vRad's complimentary Analytics Reports, delivered right to your inbox, to help measure and improve quality, value and performance.

ED Imaging Volume is Up: Understand the Trend and How Teams are Coping

Sruti Nataraja, MPH
The Advisory Board Company

For imaging leadership and radiologists, we’ve seen sizable increases in ED imaging volumes coupled with pressure for quicker turnaround times. Given these challenges, this web conference will unpack the drivers that have led to increases in overall ED volumes and ED imaging volumes, and will highlight radiology-driven opportunities to decompress the ED.

Imaging Clinical Decision Support Part 2: Next Steps to Thoughtful and Effective Implementation

David L. Katz, MD, JD
The Advisory Board Company

CMS requires clinical decision support (CDS) for imaging—but programs are in the early stages of implementation. The Imaging Performance Partnership created a suite of tools imaging leaders can use to secure stakeholder buy-in and roll out CDS efficiently. Get step-by-step guidance to successful CDS implementation, and learn how to make sure your program improves financial health, patient access, and appropriate imaging use.

Imaging Clinical Decision Support Part 1: Understanding the Mandate and Deadlines

David L. Katz, MD, JD
The Advisory Board Company

Congress mandated the use of clinical decision support (CDS) for outpatient imaging orders or face reimbursement sanctions from CMS—do you know all the details? CMS delayed certain components of the mandate, but finalized moving forward with others. This web conference will provide an in depth discussion about the mandate components, newly established deadlines, and what we are still waiting to hear about the Medicare CDS mandate.

ICD-10: An Informed and Intelligent Transition

Shannon Werb

Shannon Werb
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer , vRad

Sharon Roeder
Sr. Manager of Payer Coding Compliance, vRad

Even with the grace period allowing unspecified ICD-10 codes through October 1, 2016, a December survey by the RBMA highlighted that a staggering 54% of respondents have experienced a reduction in daily deposits since the transition to ICD-10 due to coding delays.1 This webinar discusses best practices, tools and guidance - applicable to your ICD-10 preparations across all imaging within your organization. Learn from vRad's highly successful ICD-10 transition of 2,100+ healthcare facilities and 6 million+ annual studies to ICD-10 with: 19% decrease in addenda, no increase in days to post charges, no increase in days sales outstanding (DSO), and no increase in denied claims due to medical necessity.

Imaging Market Update Key Forces Shaping Imaging Economics

David L. Katz, MD, JD
The Advisory Board Company

Imaging profitability hangs in the balance. Providers must have the latest benchmarks on growth performance and an understanding of the impact of reimbursement cuts and regulatory changes to inform their strategic and operational decisions. This presentation explores key regulatory updates and market pressures impacting imaging. Specific topics include: Key pressures confronting providers Outlook for inpatient, outpatient, and ED volumes Impact of reimbursement and regulatory change.

Transformative Innovations in Radiology - 2016 Preview

Benjamin W. Strong, MD

Benjamin W. Strong, MD
Chief Medical Officer, vRad

Shannon Werb

Shannon Werb
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer , vRad

This webinar explores vRad's 360 degree focus on accelerated patient care with some of our transformative radiology advancements for 2016 including: Artificial Intelligence (AI) – “Looking” for the potential presence of Intracranial Hemorrhage for accelerated interpretation. Critical Findings ‒ “Listening” for voice-dictated critical findings, automatically calling the referring physician for a real-time conference call in under 2 minutes. Mobile App – Accelerating notifications even further with point-of-care results on a mobile device.

Developing a Breast Cancer Center of Excellence

Arlene Sussman, MD
Medical Director, vRad

Deirdre Saulet
The Advisory Board Company

Breast cancer tends to be the highest volume tumor site, and breast cancer patients are often the most engaged—and vocal—consumers of cancer care. Consequently, cancer program leaders need to understand how to attract and retain this population. In this excerpt from The Advisory Board's 2015 national meeting presentation Tumor Site Centers of Excellence, we will share the biggest innovations in breast cancer program development.

Transformative Innovations in Teleradiology – Big Benefits for You and Your Patients

Benjamin W. Strong, MD

Benjamin W. Strong, MD
Chief Medical Officer, vRad

This fast-paced webinar explores recent vRad advancements that are delivering big benefits for all of radiology including: up to 40% faster radiology reports, uniformly formatted and comprehensive radiology reports, proprietary data normalization allowing powerful radiology performance reporting, improved client reimbursement, and much more.

Become Indispensable to Your Imaging Partners–A Practical and Tactical Guide

Shannon Werb

Shannon Werb
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer , vRad

This webinar, featuring 4 case studies, takes a deeper look at specific ways radiology groups and hospitals can partner to deliver higher quality, become more efficient, and provide greater value – all of which are requirements of the transformation occurring in healthcare today.

Natural Language Processing (NLP) What is it and how can NLP impact your patients and imaging services?

Kyle Silvestro
CEO, SyTrue

SyTrue CEO, Kyle Silvestro, demonstrates how you can gain insights and a competitive edge with your radiology data–and most importantly impact practice management and patient care.

Radiology's Window of Opportunity

Curtis Kauffman-Pickelle
President/CEO, ImagingBiz

Gain critical insight from radiology thought leader and ImagingBiz President/CEO, Curtis Kauffman-Pickelle as he describes radiology’s defining moment to develop the partnerships needed to reap the enormous rewards available to visionaries who survive healthcare’s fundamental transformation.

Building a World-Class Breast Imaging Service Line

Arlene Sussman, MD
Medical Director, vRad

Dr. Arlene Sussman explores key components of a world-class woman’s imaging service line and provides insight on how you can enhance or implement your very own breast imaging program.

Facing the Future by Defining Today’s Challenges

Shannon Werb

Shannon Werb
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer , vRad

Kent Thomas
Vice President of Business Development, vRad

Understand market trends and challenges redefining what it takes for imaging partners to maintain their mutually-beneficial and indispensable partnerships.

Manage Up, Cascade Down – Communicate Imaging’s Value to the C-suite and Frontline Staff

Sruti Nataraja, MPH
The Advisory Board Company

Imaging is a valuable component of many patients’ care pathways and it can contribute to larger institutional goals beyond profitability. However, many C-suite executives have not readjusted their expectations of imaging departments to account for recent changes in healthcare. It’s up to imaging leaders to reestablish and communicate that NEW value upward to C-suite management and set the course for the department by cascading institution goals from senior leadership to frontline staff. You'll learn how to: Identify institution and stakeholder priorities, communicate imaging’s contribution to institution objectives, develop a dynamic process for cascading goals, and incorporating department feedback.

Approaching Perfection: Tackling Quality Issues in Radiology

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Samir Shah, MD, MMM
Medical Director, vRad

Dr. Samir Shah provides key insights for tackling contemporary radiology quality issues. This webinar explores the meaning of quality in radiology today—sharing the newest literature, underscores the importance of mining QA data to drive quality improvement, describes the QA program vRad pioneered to deliver the process and data necessary to demonstrate and improve quality performance, and shares a breakthrough solution to delivering long-sought customized, structured radiology reports.