ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

February 2022

In This Issue

  • ACR Reimagined

    The highest level of patient care and the continued success of the specialty depend upon on the College’s adaptability and educational offerings.
  • Surprise Billing Implementation Update

    As the healthcare system recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, now is not the time to restrict access to care, punish physicians, and empower insurers who have registered record profits.
  • Thinking Beyond FFS

    Radiologists are central to care coordination, which opens opportunities for us to participate in alternative reimbursement models.
  • Advocating for Access

    The ACR’s interest in collaborating with sister organizations drives its participation in the Commission on Cancer’s activities.
  • An Abbreviated Process

    A new ACR workgroup is aiming to improve the way the Practice Parameters and Technical Standards are approved.
  • Beyond Borders

    The ACR’s Radiology Leadership Institute® and the International Society of Radiology partnered to provide a leadership course to resource-constrained areas beyond the U.S.
  • Expanding AI Opportunities

    Federated learning allows for multiple facilities to participate in model training while data remain local to each facility and secure behind their firewalls.
  • The Gold Standard

    The ACR Accreditation program is raising the bar for radiology and radiation oncology practices to achieve a higher level of consistent imaging quality.