ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

January 12 – 14, 2018 | Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass | Phoenix, AZ
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Drive New Value Through Innovation, Teamwork and Quality Care.

Don’t miss this impactful 3-day 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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Leverage the power of leading radiology business insiders. 

Earn 12.75 CME, Category A and RBMA Credits:

  • See radiology in 360°
    Overcome professional challenges — regulation; reimbursement; quality; burnout; practice sustainability — at every level. Get the full perspective in sessions that address the radiologist and business manager perspective.
  • Turn business objectives into concrete achievements
    Gain the knowledge and confidence to turn prospective practice goals into well executed successes.
  • Collaborate and innovate
    Work with colleagues and top business experts to assess the needs of your practice, set goals and develop value-infused action plans that fill performance gaps.
  • Forecast the future
    See how current economic and health policy shifts will affect your future practice planning.
  • Boost Your Management Impact
    Build meaningful skills in operational strategy and team management. Resolve critical HR concerns and learn to recruit and retain top talent.

Earn 12.75 CME, Category A and RBMA Credits

Accreditation Statements

Physician Accreditation Statement

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

Physician Designation Statement

The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Technologist Accreditation Statement

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.

Technologist Designation Statement

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 12.75 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Faculty

Noon — 1pm Registration
1 — 1:15pm Welcome and Opening Remarks Program Chairs/Co-Chairs
1:20 –2:05pm  From Policy to Practice: How a Radiologist Can Make a Difference Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR
2:05 – 2:20pm Q&A Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR; Ted Burnes, MPA
2:20 – 2:50pm Break With Exhibitors  
2:55 – 3:55pm Recruitment and Retention Issues: Possible Solutions in a Rapidly Changing Environment Edward Bluth, MD, FACR, James Chen, MD; Tom Olivo, CMC
4 – 5pm Forming Effective Teams: What Sound Science Tells Us about the Most Consistent and Succcessful Teams Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR; Tom Olivo, CMC
5 — 6pm Networking Reception with Exhibitors  

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Faculty

7 – 7:55am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 – 8:30am The Future of Radiology — A View from the Chair of the BOC James Brink, MD, FACR
8:30 – 9:20am In-Depth Breakout Sessions
  Recruitment and Retention Issues  James Chen, MD; Edward Bluth, MD, FACR 
  Forming Effective Teams  Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR; Tom Olivo, CMC 
9:25 – 10:15am In-Depth Breakout Sessions (repeated from 8:25 AM)  
  Recruitment and Retention Issues  James Chen, MD; Edward Bluth, MD, FACR  
  Forming Effective Teams  Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR; Tom Olivo, CMC  
10:15 –10:45am Break With Exhibitors  
10:45am – 12:05pm Practical Strategies for Demonstrating Radiology Value to Your Clients Kert Anzilotti, MD, MBA; Keith Fernandez, MD;
Samir Patel, MD, FACR; James Hamilton, MHA, CMM, FRBMA
12:05 – 1:20pm Lunch With Roundtable Discussions
1:20 – 2:15pm From MACRA to QPP: Lessons Learned from Year 1 and Strategies for Success Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR;
Pierre Yong, MD, MPH (invited)  
2:15 – 3:35pm  Independent, Academic, Employed and Other: The Future of Radiology Practices  Anthony Gabriel, MD; Sanjeev Katyal, MD;
Arl Van Moore, Jr, MD, FACR;
Keith Chew MHA, CMPE, FRBMA;
Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR;
Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR 
3:35 – 4:05pm  Break with Exhibitors   
4 – 5pm  Resist the Heat and Avoid Burnout: Data and Strategies From the Trenches  Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; James Chen, MD 
5pm  Adjourn for the evening   

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Faculty

7 – 7:55am Breakfast With Exhibitors
8 – 8:45am Interactive Burnout Session Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP;
James Chen, MD
8:50 – 9:40am Value Breakout Session Kert Anzilotti, MD, MBA; Keith Fernandez, MD;
Samir Patel, MD, FACR; James Hamilton, MHA, FRBMA, CMM
9:40 – 10am Break With Exhibitors
10 – 10:50am Managing Change to Create Lasting Value Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR 
10:50 – 11:35am Capitol Hill Update Ted Burnes, MPA
11:35am – Noon
Final Faculty Panel With Q&A
All Faculty
Noon Meeting Adjourns   
Earn 12.75 CME, Category A and RBMA Credits

Location

Date

Registration

Chandler, AZ January 12 - 14, 2018 Register

Registration Pricing


Description

Regular

(on/before 1/11/18)

On-site

ACR/RBMA Member $995 $1,095
Physician Nonmember $1,195 $1,295
Resident $475 $525

Faculty

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

Course Chair
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Operations
University of Arizona Medical Center
Regional Manager, Professor & Global Consulting Practicum
The Wharton School
Chief Medical Officer, RLI
Tucson, AZ

Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA

Course Chair
Senior VP of Strategic Positioning & Consulting Services
Integrated Medical Partners
Chair, RBMA
Milwaukee, WI

Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR

Course Chair
Clinical Professor of Radiology
NorthShore Medical Group
Co-Chair, RLI
Evanston, IL

Kim Singletary

Course Chair
Administrator
Radiology Associates, LLC
Co-Chair, RBMA
Baton Rouge, LA

Kert F. Anzilotti, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care
Neuroradiologist
Christiana Care Health System

Edward I. Bluth MD, FACR

Chairman Emeritus, Department of Radiology
Ochsner Health System

James A. Brink, MD, FACR

Radiologist-in-Chief
Massachusetts General Hospital
Chair, ACR Board of Chancellors
Boston, MA

Ted Burnes, MPA

Director, RADPAC & Political Education
Reston, VA

James Y. Chen, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology
San Diego VA Medical Center
UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA

Keith Fernandez, MD

Senior Physician Executive, Privia Health
CEO, Privia Medical Group — Gulf Coast

Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR

U.S. Congressional Candidate - Arizona 9
Phoenix, AZ

Anthony Gabriel, MD

Chief Operating Officer
Radiology Partners
El Segundo, CA

Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Chief Administrator Officer
West County Radiological Group, Inc.
St. Louis, MO

James Hamilton, MHA, CMM, FRBMA

Chief Administrative Officer,
Medical Imaging Physicians, Inc.

Sanjeev Katyal, MD

Executive Vice President of Strategic & Clinical Services
Foundation Radiology Group
Pittsburgh, PA

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Managing Partner, NRAD Medical Associates
Vice Chair, ACR Board of Chancellors
Garden City, NY

Arl Van Moore, Jr, MD, FACR

Chairman, Strategic Radiology Officers
Vice President, Charlotte Radiology
Charlotte, NC

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

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

Tom Olivo, CMC

President, Success Profiles, Inc.
Founding Partner, Healthcare Performance Solutions
Bozeman, MT

Samir B. Patel, MD

Founder & Director, Value Management Program
Radiology, Inc.
Mishawaka, IN

Pierre Yong, MD, MPH (invited)

Director, Quality Measurement & Value-Based Incentives Group
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD
Earn 12.75 CME, Category A and RBMA Credits

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

To make reservations by phone: 

Call 1-866-837-4156 and ask for the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, AZ, and reference the ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum. Hotel reservations must be made directly by attendees.

Special group rate (limited time): $239/night (single/double) + 13% tax
Includes complimentary resort service charge

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and the ACR cannot guarantee that rooms will be available after the reservation deadline. Reservations made after the deadline will be accepted on a space-available basis and may not be at the ACR group rate.

Note: Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass has implemented new mandatory charges: a one-time bellman gratuity of $12 and a daily housekeeping gratuity of $4 per day (plus tax). It will not be necessary to tip bellmen and housekeeping staff individually.

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass 

Book Now

5594 West Wild Horse Pass Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85226
Earn 12.75 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. 

 

Regular

On-site

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