ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

Target Practice Challenges | Make Better Decisions for the Future
Register
January 17 - 19, 2020

Join us in 2020 for an all-new program of learning, networking and solution-building with peers and top radiology business strategists.

The ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum offers practical management strategies, tailored for a radiology environment, that will boost your practice performance, align your business operations with new health care models and promote a value-based mindset within your team.

 

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  • Gain all-new insight into the economic and cultural factors driving radiological change
  • Lay a strategic roadmap for success ― explore new ideas for achieving optimal practice performance
  • Collaborate and innovate with colleagues and top business experts
  • Network with colleagues and top leaders
  • Boost your management impact and build confidence as a strategic thinker
ACR-RBMA 2020 Practice Leaders Forum Brochure
Earn CME, RLI and Category A Credits 
Earn 14.9 NASBA CPE and 9 RBMA Credits

Interested in Exhibiting?

Table top exhibits are available through sponsorship. If you would like to be a sponsor at this meeting, contact Daphne Gawronski or call her direct at 703.621.3353.

Accreditation Information

Physician Accreditation and Designation Statements

The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Technologist Accreditation and Designation Statements

The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for Category A credit hours of the ARRT

 

Time
(pacific time)

Topic

Faculty



Noon – 1:00 PM Registration
1:00 – 1:10 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR
Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA
1:10 – 1:40 PM Keynote Session: 2020: Driving Organizational Excellence Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
1:40 – 2:40 PM How to Address Radiology Workforce Needs: Rethinking Your Recruitment
Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR
Juan J. Jimenez, MD
Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA
2:40 – 3:10 PM  Break With Exhibitors  
3:10 – 4:00 PM  Radiology Metrics: Navigating a World of Metrix Fixation Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR
Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA
4:00 – 5:00 PM  MIPS and the QPP: What to Expect in 2020 Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA
Nancy Fisher, MD, MPH
5:00 – 6:00 PM  Networking Reception with Exhibitors  
 

Time
(pacific time)                        

Topic

Faculty



7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 – 8:50 AM In the Room Where it Happens: An Inside View from the ACR's Board Chair Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR                                                                                                                
8:50 – 9:10 AM The RBMA and ACR Partnership: Collaborating to Advance Radiology Sarah Mountford, CPC, FRBMA
9:10 – 10:10 AM Using AI to Drive Quality and Ensure Patient Safety Across the Radiology Practice David Kondas
Jason B. Wiesner, MD, MS, MBA
10:10 – 10:40 AM Break With Exhibitors
10:40 – 11:40 AM Building Highly Effective Radiology Teams Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA
11:40 AM – 12:50 PM                                                                          Lunch with Roundtable Discussions
12:50 – 1:50 PM How to Increase Personal Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment without Quitting Your Job

Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR
Michael W. Langenberg, CPA, FRBMA

 

1:50 – 2:40 PM

Breakouts (Sessions repeat before and after the break. Attendees can choose two topics)

 

The Evolution of Radiology Employment: Corporatization, Generational Habits, and the Gig Economy

Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR
Juan J. Jimenez, MD
Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

Case Studies in Successful (and not so successful) Teamwork

Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA

Don't Like My Metrics? Tell Me Yours!

Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR
Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA
 2:40 – 3:10 PM Break with Exhibitors  
 3:10 – 4:00 PM Breakouts (Repeated)  
  The Evolution of Radiology Employment: Corporatization, Generational Habits, and the Gig Economy Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR
Juan J. Jimenez, MD
Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA
  Case Studies in Successful (and not so successful) Teamwork Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA
  Don't Like My Metrics? Tell Me Yours! Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR
Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA
 4:00 – 5:00 PM Essentials of Radiology Clinical Decision Support: What Does an Institution Need to Know to be Ready?  Ryan Lee, MD, MBA, MRMD; attendee panelists
 5:00 PM  Adjourn for the evening  
 

Time
(pacific time)

Topic

Faculty



7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 – 8:40 AM Capitol Hill Update Ted Burnes, MPA
8:40 – 9:40 AM Practice Consolidation: Issues, Opportunities, and Alternatives Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR
Paul W. Pitts
9:40 – 10:10 AM Break With Exhibitors
10:10 AM – Noon Navigating Murky Waters: Dealing with Opportunity and Adversity in the New Healthcare Environment (Case Study) Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR
Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA
Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
Noon Meeting Adjourns

Location

Date

Registration

La Jolla, CA January 17 - 19, 2020 Register

Registration Pricing


Description

 Early Bird 
(on/before Oct. 31, 2019)

Regular
(on/before Jan. 16, 2020)

On-site

ACR/RBMA Member

 $895

$1,095

$1,195

Physician Nonmember

 $1,095

$1,295

$1,395

Resident

 $425

$575

$625


Faculty

Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR

Course Chair
Clinical Professor of Radiology
NorthShore University Health System
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA

Course Chair
Principal
Integrity Consulting

Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR

Chair, ACR Human Resource Commission
Professor Emerita, Department of Radiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Ted Burnes, MPA

Nancy Fisher, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)


Juan J. Jimenez, MD

Associate Medical Director of Radiology
Carle Foundation Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology

Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR

President, Optimal Life Imaging Group
Founder, Positive Psychology for Physicians
Adjunct Professor, Positive Psychology


David Kondas

Sutter Health

Michael W. Langenberg, CPA, FRBMA

Executive Director for University Radiology

Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA, MRMD

Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, SKMC at Thomas Jefferson University
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety
Magnetic Resonance Medical Director
Section Chief, Neuroradiology
Department of Radiology
Einstein Healthcare Network

Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Operations
Department of Medical Imaging
University of Arizona Medical Center

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer
Weill Cornell Physician Organization
Chair, ACR’s Board of Chancellors

Sarah Mountford, CPC, FRBMA

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

Past CEO & President, Imaging Consultants, Inc.
Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of South Florida College of Medicine & University of Florida College of Medicine 

Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR

Value Management Program Director
Radiology, Inc.
Beacon Health System Board of Directors

Paul W. Pitts, JD, Esq

Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Client Services
MSN Healthcare Solutions

Alicia M. Vasquez

Jason B. Wiesner, MD, MBA

Sutter Health

Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA

Chief Administrative Officer
Radiology, Inc.

Hotel Information

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 N Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA  92037-10061

Please call 1-877-414-8020 and mention ACR210. 

Rooms reserved by the ACR and RBMA are available on a first-come first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed after the December 27, 2019 reservation deadline. Reservations made after December 27, 2019 will be accepted on a space-available basis and may not be at the conference group rate. 

 $215 single/double + 20% tax

Americans with Disabilities Act
The ACR and RBMA encourage the participation of all people. Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services identified in the American with Disabilities Act should contact Rachel MacGregor at 703-621-3360 or rachel.macregor@rbma for assistance.
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Earn CME, RLI and Category A Credits 
Earn 14.9 NASBA CPE and 9 RBMA Credits

Special reduced pricing for teams available


The ACR and RBMA are excited to offer a team-pricing program for the Practice Leaders Forum.

Team registration can be made by contacting Meetings Registration at 800.373.2204. 

 

Early Bird
(on/before Oct. 31, 2019)

Regular
(on/before Jan. 16, 2020)

On-site

Team Member
(Two registrants — one must be an ACR or RBMA member)
    $1,495 $1,695 $1,795
Team Nonmember
(Two registrants — non-ACR or RBMA members)
   $1,695 $1,895 $1,995
Additional Team Member     $625 $825   $925