ACR Leads Effort to Retain Increase to MPFS

ACR-led organizational sign-on letter urges Congress to retain the 3.75% increase to the conversion factor.

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The AIRP®️ Is Now Part of the ACR®️

Now the ACR Institute for Radiologic Pathology™️, this alliance will provide greater alignment with all other ACR educational offerings. Browse all course offerings

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CMS Releases 2022 HOPPS Proposed Rule

ACR offers radiology-specific analysis

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Fund Protects Patient Access to Radiologist Expertise

ACRA launches a new Scope of Practice (SOP) fund.

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The ACR has accredited more than 39,000 facilities in 10 imaging modalities. We offer accreditation programs in Mammography, CT, MRI, Breast MRI, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy.

November Bulletin


The JACR and ACR Bulletin provide topics relevant to the practice of radiology and information about the College's services and members. Readers receive in-depth information about the profession including research, advocacy efforts, the latest technology, and education courses.

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ACR Case In Point

Test your clinical knowledge with the daily Case in Point program, which gives you the opportunity each weekday to work through a subspecialty case.


A 13-year-old girl presented to the tertiary care hospital via air ambulance after sustaining a close-range single shotgun wound to the right upper extremity and thorax. The patient had been intubated in the field and was hemodynamically unstable upon arrival. As such, cross-sectional imaging was delayed until the patient was stabilized. Portable chest and upper extremity radiographs revealed numerous shotgun pellets throughout the right hemithorax and mediastinum as well as an extensive comminuted fracture of the right upper extremity. The patient underwent emergency surgery to repair a tracheal injury, right upper extremity vascular injuries, and external fixation of the right humerus. After 3 days of close monitoring in the pediatric intensive care unit, the patient’s Glasgow coma scale slightly improved and the clinical team determined the patient was now stable enough to undergo cross-sectional imaging. A CT scan of the head, neck, and right upper extremity was requested to further characterize the patient’s thoracic injuries and assess for possible hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.

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