CRS and LARS Joint Mid-Winter Meeting
January 20-21, 2018 | Pasadena, CA

LARS and CRS have partnered to add practice management, insurance, legislative and regulatory subjects into the educational program to complement the Conference focus sessions.

Visit https://www.lars-midwinter-conference.org for more information.

CA Radiological Society Leadership Summit Itinerary

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Plenary Session
From Bits to Bedside: Translating data from routine clinical radiology of the past into routine clinical radiology of tomorrow - Dexter Hadley, MD, PhD

Value and Radiology

The State of Value Based Contracts from the Trenches - Sanjay Shetty, MD, MBA
The Health Plan's Perspective: Quality and Efficiency Metrics in Imaging Utilization Management and Clinical Decision Support - Andrew Holz, MD
Radiology's Role in the world of Accountable Care - Sanjay Shetty, MD, MBA

Technology and AI affecting the practice of and payment for radiology
Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence In Radiology: Lessons learned the hard way! - Dexter Hadley, MD, PhD
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and the Radiologist - Lisa Watanabe, MD
Mannerism in Radiology – Addressing Overdiagnosis - David Seidenwurm, MD

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Plenary Session
How Research on Health Policy Translates to Change in Policy - Danny Hughes PhD.  Senior Director, Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

Legislative Sessions
California Legislative update - Bob Achermann, JD
What is the Neiman Policy Institute and How can its Tools be used to Understand Radiology Utilization and Payment - Danny Hughes, PhD
MACRA MIPS from Rad Onc perspective - Join Luh, MD

Metrics and Practice Improvement
Measuring and Improving Patient experience in Radiology - David Seidenwurm, MD
Quality Metrics from the Rad Onc perspective - Join Luh, MD
Radiology-centric practice management - Christopher Hancock, MD

Life of the Practicing Radiologist
Radiologist Career Panel - TBN academic, community, private practice

CRS Resident and Fellows Section Election (Members only)

CRS Resident and Fellows Section - Executive Committee Meeting (RFS Officers Only)

Visit https://www.lars-midwinter-conference.org/ for more information.

CRS News and Updates  

 

AGAIN IN 2018! LARS & CRS at one place and time

 
 

Nov. 15, 2017 - California Radiological Society Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit. LARS and CRS have partnered to add practice management, insurance, legislative and regulatory subjects into the educational program to complement the Conference focus sessions.. 

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Bill to Fix Work Comp Issue for Physicians Is Signed by Governor

 
 

Nov. 15, 2017 - SB 189 (Bradford) is the CRS supported bill to fix a provision in law passed last year that made many radiologist owners in groups employees, thus subject to mandatory Work Comp coverage, unless they had at least a 15% ownership interest in the group. SB 189 would exempt from that ownership threshold if;
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Medicare Breast Biopsy Code Denials

 
 

Nov. 15, 2017 - If you are billing Medicare for biopsies involving breast mass/lump/nodules you may see denials as "medically unnecessary" when using any of the following ICD-10 codes;
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