General News

CMS Releases ICD-10 Training and Preparation Webcast; Access This Second Webcast in "Road to 10" Series
 
Physician Payments Sunshine Act: CMS Extends Dispute Window to September 8; Data Will Go Live September 30, See SIR's Dedicated Sunshine Act Page For More Resources
 
SIR and SIR Foundation Nominations Due Oct. 10, 2014; See SIR Leadership Page for More Information
 
SIR submits Comments to FDA on Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Devices
 
SIR 2015: Get Ready to Be Energized—Annual Scientific Meeting Program Chair Jafar Golzarian, M.D., FSIR, and SIR Executive Director Sue Holzer Invite You To Attend, Describe “Excellent Venue … Wonderful Speakers … Comprehensive Program”
 
Application Period Open for SIR's International Scholarship Program; Physicians Within 10 Years of Completion of Training, Practicing Outside North America, Encouraged to Apply to Attend SIR 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
 
FDA Issues Drug Safety Communication, Warns of Neurological Problems Resulting From Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Pain
 
SIR, Other Specialties Register Concerns With CMS on Implementation of Physician Open Payments Sunshine Act; See SIR's Sunshine Act Page for More Information
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) Issues Rule Finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as New ICD-10 Compliance Date; Deadline Allows Health Care Industry Ample Time to Prepare for Change; SIR Members, Visit SIR’s Dedicated ICD-10 Page
 
JVIR Current Vodcast Features Discussion of Operating Expenses For Conventional Transcatheter Arterial Embolization (TACE).
 
Reported at Least One PQRS Quality Measure This Year? View First Quarter Data Through CMS Physician and Other Health Care Professionals Quality Reporting Portal
 
Committee Application Cycle Opens Aug. 4 For SIR Members; Deadline to Respond: Sept. 29; Learn More
 
IGI 50: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Angioplasty—The Procedure That Changed Medicine; View the IGI 50 Album
 
Radiology Today Article Explores “Pursuing PAD: How Interventional Radiologists Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease”; Hear From SIR Members Alan H. Matsumoto (SIR President-elect), M.D., FSIR; James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR; Warren Swee, M.D., MPH; and Bret Wiechmann, M.D., FSIR
 
SIR Members Alan H. Matsumoto (SIR President-elect), M.D., FSIR; James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR; Sanjay Misra, M.D., FSIR; and Bret Wiechmann, M.D., FSIR, Interviewed in Cardiovascular Business Article “Opportunity Knocks: Starting a Peripheral Artery Disease Program”
 
Register Now With "Sunshine Act"—Physician Open Payments Program
 
American Board of Radiology Announces Timing Change for 2015 and 2016 VIR Subspecialty Oral Examinations; For 2015 and 2016, Exam Previously Offered in Fall Will be Administered in May, Learn More
 
Applications Now Being Accepted for SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting Medical Student and Resident-in-training Annual Scientific Meeting Scholarships; Learn more and apply
 
2014’s Fellowship Match: 98 percent of Fellowship Positions Filled Via Match; 95 percent of Programs Filled All Positions Via Match
 
FDA Issues Recall of HydroFinity Hydrophilic Guidewire; May be Damaged During Use, Cause Injury
 
Grassroots Leadership Program Launches; Program Provides Opportunity for SIR Members to Visit Capitol Hill, Learn About Society's Advocacy Program
 
Experience SIR 2014 in Multimedia:
  View an Excerpt From the Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture; Watch the      Complete Lecture
  See Highlights From 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  Visit SIR's Multimedia Web Page
 
SIR Comments to CMS on Specialty Practitioner Payment Model Opportunities for Renal Dialysis
 
Mylan Institutional Updates SIR on Doxorubicin Powder Availability; New NDC Number Required
 
2014 Publications & Product Catalog; Includes E-learning Products, Expanded Selection of E-books and More Than 27 New Titles
 
Post a Job, Find a Job With SIR's Career HQ, Interventional Radiology's Specialized Job Board

Member News

Grow as a Physician Leader Within IR: Volunteer on SIR and SIR Foundation Committees; Application Process Opens Aug. 4, Deadline to Respond, Sept. 29
 
Avoid the 2015 EHR Penalty; AMA Provides New EHR Meaningful Use Requirements, July 1 Hardship Exemption Deadline, Learn More
 
August E-News Now Posted
 
All About ICD-10: SIR Develops New ICD-10 Resources Web Page With Up-to-date Information Learning Opportunities, Practice Impact
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues Update to 2010 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Safety Communication
 
SIR Interventional Neuroradiology Service Line Comments to WellPoint on Intracranial Arterial Disease
 
SIR Expresses Concern to Joint Commission on Proposed New CT-imaging Credentialing Requirements
 
Now Available: 2014 SIR Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members; Nonmembers May Purchase in IR Store
 
Spring 2014 Issue of IR Quarterly Available
 
CMS issues Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Released 2014 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule; SIR Provides More Information Here.
 
SIR Submits Comments to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on 2014 Draft Rules For the Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS); SIR Expresses Disagreement With Proposal to Cap Payment in Non-Facility Based on ASC or HOPPS Rates; and Opposes "Packaging" Methodology
 
SIR Expresses Urgent Concerns to CMS on Proposed 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and HOPPS Rules
 
See What's Happening: Check Out the SIR Calendar
 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Issues New Physician Fee Schedule and HOPPS Rules; SIR Summarizes, Provides Details
 
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