American College of Radiology

American College of Radiology ACR - the Voice of Radiology - is committed to making imaging safe, effective and accessible to those who need it. Visit us at www.acr.org to learn more.
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Become an ACR member: http://www.acr.org/membership/ Come work with us: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/acr/en-us/ The ACR is a nonprofit professional medical organization composed of diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists. It is based in Reston, VA, with offices in Silver Spring, MD, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC.

Mission: To serve patients and society by empowering members to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.

Operating as usual

11/07/2020
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Imaging 3.0 explores the collaboration between referring physicians and radiologists in the early days of COVID-19 that positioned this health system to respond effectively to the evolving public health crisis.

In this week's Voice of Radiology blog, Dr. Ashley Prosper shares the steps we can take to expand access to and utilizat...
11/05/2020

In this week's Voice of Radiology blog, Dr. Ashley Prosper shares the steps we can take to expand access to and utilization of lung cancer screening. ๐Ÿ’ญ Get the details โฌ‡๏ธ https://bit.ly/2IbwvuL

Learn how to better explain the importance of effective communication with pathologists in the diagnosis of lesions invo...
11/05/2020

Learn how to better explain the importance of effective communication with pathologists in the diagnosis of lesions involving the chest and cardiovascular system, illustrate how the underlying pathology of the lesion contributes to its imaging characteristics and more in our virtual Thoracic and Cardiovascular Imaging Categorical course. Learn more ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/34EEWYx

We're committed to supporting lung cancer screening centers with their #ReturntoCare efforts during the COVID-19 pandemi...
11/04/2020

We're committed to supporting lung cancer screening centers with their #ReturntoCare efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our free toolkit to help you save more lives during Lung Cancer Awareness Month and beyond: https://bit.ly/3mM4toK

Don't miss tomorrow's webinar, which will help you identify and outline a framework to create and sustain diversity & in...
11/03/2020

Don't miss tomorrow's webinar, which will help you identify and outline a framework to create and sustain diversity & inclusion in the radiation oncology field. Register now! https://bit.ly/3gNGdz8

Undiagnosed sleep disorders are more common that you think in physicians, including radiologists. How much impact does t...
11/02/2020
More than 90% of radiologists, other physicians living with a sleep disorder remain undiagnosed

Undiagnosed sleep disorders are more common that you think in physicians, including radiologists. How much impact does this have on professional burnout and could it be contributing to medical professionals' poor mental health?

Undiagnosed sleep disorders are common among physicians, including radiologists, and might be silently contributing to medical professionals' poor mental health.

Did you know that screening with low-dose CT can reduce lung cancer mortality by up to 20% among smokers? Find out how y...
11/02/2020

Did you know that screening with low-dose CT can reduce lung cancer mortality by up to 20% among smokers? Find out how you can help your patients breathe easier & live longer this Lung Cancer Awareness Month https://bit.ly/2BOWMtb

Amy Patel, MD, stops by in episode 7 of our PHM podcast series to discuss how breast imagers can get involved with popul...
11/02/2020

Amy Patel, MD, stops by in episode 7 of our PHM podcast series to discuss how breast imagers can get involved with population health management. You don't want to miss this! ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/316nhH9 ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

An alert from the FBI โ€“ Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and HHS warn o...
11/02/2020
Feds Warn of Growing Cyberattacks on U.S. Hospitals | Physician's Weekly

An alert from the FBI โ€“ Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and HHS warn of growing cyberattacks on healthcare providers. Learn how you can mitigate your risk ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3jTWQe6

Feds Warn of Growing Cyberattacks on U.S. Hospitals Nov 2, 2020 Ransomware hampers hospitalsโ€™ ability to treat patients Federal agencies warned that criminals are launching large scale ransomware attacks against the U.S. health care system, potentially hamstringing hospital information systems and...

This Imaging 3.0 case study highlights the way in which an interventional radiologist partnered with a gynecologic surge...
11/01/2020

This Imaging 3.0 case study highlights the way in which an interventional radiologist partnered with a gynecologic surgeon to develop a communication lifeline for COVID-19 patients. ๐Ÿ“ฑ https://bit.ly/3mCJHI4

We know you have questions regarding information blocking.  Here is all the information you need to know ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.l...
10/31/2020

We know you have questions regarding information blocking. Here is all the information you need to know ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/34DhGKq ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

We urge all members of Congress to pass the Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act to avert i...
10/30/2020

We urge all members of Congress to pass the Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act to avert impending Medicare cuts and preserve access to care for all. Read our statement: https://bit.ly/3efaxTU

Did you miss last night's virtual town hall? Listen in on the discussion about the ill-advised Medicare cuts, steps the ...
10/30/2020
ACR 2020 Town Hall

Did you miss last night's virtual town hall? Listen in on the discussion about the ill-advised Medicare cuts, steps the ACR has taken to counter them, and what you can do that may help avert them. Now available ON DEMAND ๐Ÿ’ป https://wi.st/37SuzCt

Dr. McKinley Glover joins us in episode 6 of our population health management podcast series to explore how value-based ...
10/30/2020

Dr. McKinley Glover joins us in episode 6 of our population health management podcast series to explore how value-based reimbursement can incentivize PHM initiatives. You don't want to miss this! ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/2SIk4sE

In the latest Voice of Radiology blog, Dr. Amy Patel outlines the impact of COVID-19 on this year's Breast Cancer Awaren...
10/29/2020

In the latest Voice of Radiology blog, Dr. Amy Patel outlines the impact of COVID-19 on this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and shares encouragement as we march on beyond October. ๐Ÿ’ญ Don't miss it ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/2TEGKu0 ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

How might looming Medicare cuts impact millions of Americans starting Jan. 1, 2021? ๐Ÿค”Dr. Michael J. Ulissey shares the p...
10/29/2020
Opinion: Cuts to Medicare services would be disastrous for the country

How might looming Medicare cuts impact millions of Americans starting Jan. 1, 2021? ๐Ÿค”Dr. Michael J. Ulissey shares the potential future of healthcare in the United States. ๐Ÿ’ญ Get the details โžก๏ธ https://cnn.it/3jFnFCD โฌ…๏ธ

Should these proposed changes become a reality, January 2021 will invite a public health emergency that could have been easily avoided โ€” one that will unnecessarily harm doctors and patients.

10/28/2020
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We strongly support the updated USPSTF recommendation to lower the starting age for colorectal cancer screening from 50 to 45. Learn more about how this update will help save lives ๐Ÿ‘‡

Mammography (still) saves lives. Encourage your patients to schedule their mammogram today and let them know how you pla...
10/28/2020

Mammography (still) saves lives. Encourage your patients to schedule their mammogram today and let them know how you plan to keep them safe. ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/2HPldfJ

Congratulations to the 2020 Minnies winners, including our very own Ruth Carlos, MD, MS, FACR, Editor-in-Chief of JACR, ...
10/28/2020
Minnies winners for 2020 shaped by COVID-19 pandemic

Congratulations to the 2020 Minnies winners, including our very own Ruth Carlos, MD, MS, FACR, Editor-in-Chief of JACR, and Elliot Fishman, MD, Co-Chair of Image Wisely. ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐ŸŽ‰ Special recognition also for runners-up Pamela Woodard, MD & Amy Patel, MD. ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/3e345zb

As with everything else in 2020, this year's winners of the Minnies awards have been inextricably shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. From the Most Significant News Event in Radiology to the winner of the Best Radiology Image, multiple Minnies categories reflect the impact of the pandemic on radiology.

A pair of sisters launched a non-profit to empower Black women battling breast cancer and survivors, and to encourage wo...
10/28/2020
'It's part of the healing we needed' | Sisters empower Black women living with breast cancer through DC non-profit

A pair of sisters launched a non-profit to empower Black women battling breast cancer and survivors, and to encourage women to stay on top of their breast health. Why is the cause important to them? Find out via WUSA 9 ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/3jx63J3

In honor of their late sister who died of Stage 4 breast cancer at 40, Alicia and Esther Tambe are helping Black women on their journey to healing and recovery.

How will looming E/M reimbursement cuts impact your practice? ๐Ÿค” Weโ€™ll share all the latest details in tomorrowโ€™s Medicar...
10/28/2020

How will looming E/M reimbursement cuts impact your practice? ๐Ÿค” Weโ€™ll share all the latest details in tomorrowโ€™s Medicare Cuts virtual town hall. Sign up now & join us at 8pm ET โžก๏ธ https://bit.ly/30gb0zc โฌ…๏ธ

The ACR Call for Nominations is underway for our next Council Speaker & Council Vice Speaker. Know someone fit for this ...
10/27/2020

The ACR Call for Nominations is underway for our next Council Speaker & Council Vice Speaker. Know someone fit for this role, or one of our other elected or selected positions? ๐Ÿ‘€ Submit your nomination by 12/8 ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/3036lAN

As the only modality that can be safely performed at a patientโ€™s bedside, a new study suggests ultrasound could reveal c...
10/27/2020
Ultrasound Reveals Cardiac Injury Caused By COVID-19

As the only modality that can be safely performed at a patientโ€™s bedside, a new study suggests ultrasound could reveal cardiac injury caused by COVID-19.

The modality is the only one that can be safely conducted at the bedside with patients on a ventilator.

During these challenging times, sharing experiences makes connections and builds strength. ๐Ÿค Are you in need of a well-b...
10/27/2020

During these challenging times, sharing experiences makes connections and builds strength. ๐Ÿค Are you in need of a well-being boost or have one of your own to share? We want to hear from you! ๐Ÿ’ญ ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/375fHA8 ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

As CMS places price pressure on CT and MRI services and with the most recent HOPPS proposed rule intensifying concerns, ...
10/26/2020
Radiology practices must step up their cost-accounting game as CMS places price pressure on CT, MRI

As CMS places price pressure on CT and MRI services and with the most recent HOPPS proposed rule intensifying concerns, radiologists need to strategically address the shifting focus of the price-cost relationship. Learn more ๐Ÿ‘‡

With recent rulemaking out of CMS, radiology practices will need to step up their cost-accounting game as the agency places increasing price pressure on CT and MRI exams.

In conjunction with our 2020 Imaging Informatics Summit & in partnership w/ the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medic...
10/26/2020

In conjunction with our 2020 Imaging Informatics Summit & in partnership w/ the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), we're hosting a Hackathon to test the model API. ๐Ÿ’ป Get the details ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/3dFEZWQ

The fourth review cycle of the ACR Practice Parameters & Technical Standards is now open. โš ๏ธ Submit your comments today ...
10/26/2020

The fourth review cycle of the ACR Practice Parameters & Technical Standards is now open. โš ๏ธ Submit your comments today to help improve the quality of radiologic care for your patients ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/315p4fS ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

We've made adjustments to our member benefits to allow easy access for members to continue their professional developmen...
10/25/2020

We've made adjustments to our member benefits to allow easy access for members to continue their professional development and maintain their CME as we continue to overcome this pandemic together. Learn more & renew today: https://bit.ly/3dwB3rr

10/25/2020
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Cultivating relationships with elected officials is key to helping pass legislation that matters to the radiology specialty and our patients, while also helping legislators and the general public understand radiologistsโ€™ role in healthcare. Imaging 3.0 explores how radiology advocates can demonstrate value to patients. ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/2nPmGZx

As physician leaders, radiologists can set an example and help people understand the risks of transmission through clear...
10/24/2020

As physician leaders, radiologists can set an example and help people understand the risks of transmission through clear and simple communication, rooted in science, showing that masks help stop the spread of COVID-19.๐Ÿ˜ท https://bit.ly/31xMqug

Find out what led Dr. Johnson Lightfoote to radiology, hear about his experience in the National Health Service Corps & ...
10/23/2020

Find out what led Dr. Johnson Lightfoote to radiology, hear about his experience in the National Health Service Corps & learn more about representative leadership. Check out the latest RLI Taking the Lead podcast ๐ŸŽง ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://bit.ly/35xQ3BU

Don't forget to register for the virtual 2020 Imaging Informatics Summit! ๐Ÿ’ป Join us for two days of expert-led talks, pr...
10/23/2020

Don't forget to register for the virtual 2020 Imaging Informatics Summit! ๐Ÿ’ป Join us for two days of expert-led talks, practical case studies & how-to sessions covering AI solutions. Act now. โฌ‡๏ธ https://bit.ly/3gchmF9

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I am very sad to hear that Eli Kasam has died. May he rest in peace.
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I need your help!! Pediatric patient, 12 years old pain, swelling of the head on the right lower leg # 3 months, Pain increases greatly at night and when exercising There is no history of trauma or insect bites Thanks!!!