General News

CMS and AMA announce efforts to help get ready for ICD-10; aim to make ICD-10 transition less disruptive for physicians
Integrated IR Residency Applications Due Sept. 1; ACGME Processing Integrated IR Residency Applications on First Come, First Serve Basis; Visit SIR Connect’s Open Forum or Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology (APDIR) Sections
What’s happening in Washington? House committee passes repeal of medical device tax bill, CMS Expands ACO Demonstration
LEARN 2015 delivers technical insights, state-of-the-art data; Preliminary Program Now Available, Registration Open
Exhibit JVIR Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation From the 2015 SIR Annual Meeting Now Online
Have You Seen SIR's blog, The Vision to Heal? Latest Posts Include Steering SIR to Continued Success and Staying “All in” for IR, With Agility
SIR and SIR Foundation Joint 2014 Annual Report: "Your Mission, Your Voice, Your Society"; Includes Interactive Videos, Photo Galleries, More
ACGME Posts IR Residency Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for New IR Residency
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Member News

QI guidelines available for review: transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts
HHS launches National Ebola Training and Education Center
New Biliary Procedures: Please Complete SIR RUC Survey
Coding presentations on SIRconnect; SIR will be posting to SIRconnect important coding presentations from the 2015 Annual Meeting, including Q&A from staff and RUC advsiers
House committee passes repeal of medical device tax bill; as part of the ongoing effort to repeal the medical device tax
In a much-anticipated decision Supreme Court upholds ACA
Patient–Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS®): Efficient, Precise, Valid and Responsive Patient Health and Well–being Measures
Free, Online Data Collection Tool Enables Creation of Study-specific Websites for Capturing Participant Data Securely Online
SIR Foundation Funds 20 Grant Applications; 150 percent Increase Over 2014 Grant Cycle
2015 PQRS Sample Measure Codes Charge Sheets Now Available (SIR login required for download), With Codes for Commonly Performed Interventional Procedures
As a tribute to Long-time Member, Health Policy/Economics Advocate George A. Fueredi, M.D., FSIR, a fund in his name has been established by friends and SIR colleagues that will allow donations to be made to SIR Foundation in recognition of his many outstanding contributions.
July Guidewire Now Posted
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
SIR 2015 Publications and Product Catalog Now Available
See What's Happening: Check Out SIR Dateline
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