ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

January 11 – 13, 2019 | Hyatt Regency Houston | Houston, TX
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Target Practice Challenges | Make Better Decisions for the Future

Join us in 2019 for a high-impact program of learning, networking and solution-building with the nation’s 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
Earn CME, Category A and 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. 

The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 up to 12.5 Category A credit hours of the ARRT

Time

(central time)

Topic

Faculty

Noon — 1pm Registration
1 — 1:10pm Welcome and Opening Remarks Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR;
Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA
1:10 –2:10pm  Various Imaging Practice Models in Preparation for Changing Medical Reimbursement
David Waldman, MD, PhD, FACR, FSIR;
James Forrester, MS;
John Melnick, MD;
Liz Quam;
Paul Berger, MD;
Greg Rose, MD, PhD;
Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA
2:10 – 2:50pm

Breakout Session: Various Imaging Practice Models in Preparation for Changing Medical Reimbursement

2:50 – 3:20pm Break With Exhibitors  
3:20 – 4:20pm Leadership Development, Transitions in Leadership and Succession Planning

Mohammed Naeem, MBBS, MD, Colonel, US Army; Chuck Falci, CPA;
Kamran Ali, MD;
Raedina Campbell, MBA;
Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR  

4:20 – 5pm Breakout Session: Leadership Development, Transitions in Leadership and Succession Planning
5 — 6pm Networking Reception with Exhibitors  

Time

(central time)

Topic

Faculty

7 – 7:55am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 – 8:30am The Future of Radiology — A View from the Chair of the BOC Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
8:30 – 9:30am Get a Grip: How to Excel at Solving Workplace Conflict By Harnessing Your Emotional Intelligence
Michael D.C. Fishman, MD;
Melissa Merres, MA, ACC;
Shira Fishman, PhD;
Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
9:30 – 10:15am Breakout Session: Get a Grip: How to Excel at Solving Workplace Conflict By Harnessing Your Emotional Intelligence
10:15 – 10:45am  Break with Exhibitors  
10:45am – Noon The "Nuts and Bolts" of the QPP in 2019
Ezequiel Silva III, MD, FACR; Barbara Rubel;
Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR;
David S. Nilasena, MD, MSPH, MS
Noon – 1:15pm Lunch with Roundtable Discussions
1:15 – 2pm Artificial Intelligence In Radiological Practice: What Radiologists Need to Know

Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM;
Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR;
Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR

2:05 – 2:55pm  Breakout Session: How Radiologists Will Be Involved in AI Development and Deployment
2:55 – 3:25pm  Break with Exhibitors   
3:25 – 4:25pm   Artificial Intelligence In Radiological Practice: Data Science to Clinical Practice
Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR;
Ezequiel Silva III, MD, FACR;
Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM
4:30 – 5:15pm  Breakout Session: Economics of Artificial Intelligence In Radiological Practice
 
5:15 – 5:30pm  Faculty Panel With Q&A Friday and Saturday Faculty
5:30pm  Adjourn for the evening  

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Faculty

7 – 7:55am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 – 8:45am Capitol Hill Update Ted Burnes, MPA
8:50 – 9:50am Diagnosing Happiness: Lessons From Positive Psychology
Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR
9:50 – 10:20am Break with Exhibitors
10:20 – 11am Reducing Risk Through Employee Engagement
Barry Nielsen, MBA, CRA, RT(R), CPC
11 – 11:45am Online Reputation Management Kim Kelley, FRBMA; Jennifer Kammer, MBA
11:45am – Noon Final Faculty Panel With Q&A
Sunday Faculty
Noon Meeting Adjourns  

Location

Date

Registration

Houston, TX January 11 - 13, 2019 Register

Registration Pricing


Description

Before January 11, 2019

On-site Rates

ACR/RBMA Member

$995

$1,095

Physician Nonmember

$1,195

$1,295

Resident

$475

$525


Faculty Information


Jonathan W. Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR, Program Chair
Clinical Professor of Radiology
NorthShore University Health System
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA, Program Chair
Principal
Integrity Consulting

Kamran Ali, MD
President
Wichita Radiological Group

Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR
Chief Medical Officer, ACR Data Science Institute™

Ted Burnes, MPA
Director, ACR RADPAC® & Political Education

Raedina Campbell, MBA
Executive Director
Wichita Radiological Group

Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM
Vice Chairman of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief Science Officer, ACR Data Science Institute™

Chuck Falci, CPA
Senior Practice Manager
Zotec Partners

Michael D.C. Fishman, MD
Section Chief of Breast Imaging
Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Boston University School of Medicine

Shira Fishman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
William James College

James Forrester, MS
Chief Technology Officer
University of Rochester Medicine

Jennifer Kammer, MBA
Executive Director
Vancouver Radiologists, P.C.

Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR
Adjunct Professor, Positive Psychology
President, CCHC Imaging Group

Kim Kelley, FRBMA
Principal, Creative Director
Ali’I Marketing & Design

Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Operations
Department of Medical Imaging
University of Arizona Medical Center
Chief Medical Officer, RLI

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
Chief Strategy and Contracting Officer
Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization
Chair, ACR Board of Chancellors

John Melnick
Medical Director
Lenox Hill Radiology & Medical Imaging Associates, P.C.
West Side Radiology Associates, P.C.

Melissa Merres, MA, ACC
Melissa Merres Coaching

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
CEO & President
Imaging Consultants
Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of South Florida & South Florida Colleges of Medicine

Mohammad Naeem, MD, MBBS
Colonel, Medical Corps United States Army
Defense Health Agency, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

Barry Nielsen, MBA, CRA, RT(R), CPC
Practice Administrator
Casper Medical Imaging and Outpatient Radiology

David S. Nilasena, MD, MSPH, MS
Chief Medical Officer, Region VI
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Liz Quam
Executive Director
CDI Quality Institute

Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Client Services
MSN Healthcare Solutions

Ezequiel Silva III, MD, FACR, FSIR, RCC
Chairman, Commission on Economics
South Texas Radiology Group
UT Health Science Center

David L. Waldman MD, PhD, FACR, FSIR
Professor and Chairman
Department of Imaging Sciences
University of Rochester

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas, USA, 77002

Group Rate: $175 single/double + 17% tax

Phone reservations: Please call 713-654-1234 or 1-800-233-1234 and refer to group name ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum to receive the special group rate

Reservation deadline: December 14, 2018

Online Booking Information
Earn CME, Category A and 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

Regular

On-site

Team Member
(Two registrants — one must be an ACR or RBMA member)
    $1,495 $1,595 $1,695
Team Nonmember
(Two registrants — non-ACR or RBMA members)
   $1,695 $1,795 $1,895
Additional Team Member     $625 $725   $825