General News

Registration now open—Y-90: The Complete Course; Jan. 11-14, 2015, Learn more
New SIR Expo Enhancements Add to Education Experience; Interactive Floor Plan, Learning Labs, More Planned for SIR 2015 in Atlanta
SIR Comments to CMS on Proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Rule and Hospital Outpatient Services
Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® (PCPI®) Opens Comment Period on Draft Measures for Non-cardiac Diagnostic Imaging: Submit Comments Until Oct. 1
Join SIR in San Francisco Jan. 11-14, 2015, for Y-90: The Complete Course; the Only Meeting Dedicated to Authorized User and Advanced Practice of Y-90 Treatment of Hepatic Malignancies; Learn More
JVIR Celebrates Silver Jubilee in 2015; Seeks Input on IR Milestones (Events, Discoveries, Publications) Since 1990; Submit Suggestions by Sept. 30.
Society of Interventional Radiology Issues Global Call For Research; Drive the Future of Image-guided Intervention; Share Outcomes at the SIR 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting; Scientific Abstract Online Submission Open Until Oct. 3
LEARN to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients: Society of Interventional Radiology’s Lower Extremity Arterial RevascularizatioN Meeting Concentrates on Managing Patients With PAD; Register for Oct. 9–11 Course in Scottsdale, Ariz.
CMS Releases ICD-10 Training and Preparation Webcast; Access This Second Webcast in "Road to 10" Series
Physician Payments Sunshine Act: CMS Extends Dispute Window to September 8; Data Will Go Live September 30, See SIR's Dedicated Sunshine Act Page For More Resources
SIR and SIR Foundation Nominations Due Oct. 10, 2014; See SIR Leadership Page for More Information
SIR submits Comments to FDA on Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Devices
Application Period Open for SIR's International Scholarship Program; Physicians Within 10 Years of Completion of Training, Practicing Outside North America, Encouraged to Apply to Attend SIR 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
FDA Issues Drug Safety Communication, Warns of Neurological Problems Resulting From Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Pain
SIR, Other Specialties Register Concerns With CMS on Implementation of Physician Open Payments Sunshine Act; See SIR's Sunshine Act Page for More Information
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) Issues Rule Finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as New ICD-10 Compliance Date; Deadline Allows Health Care Industry Ample Time to Prepare for Change; SIR Members, Visit SIR’s Dedicated ICD-10 Page
Reported at Least One PQRS Quality Measure This Year? View First Quarter Data Through CMS Physician and Other Health Care Professionals Quality Reporting Portal
Committee Application Cycle For SIR Members Open Now; Deadline to Respond: Sept. 29; Learn More
Register Now With "Sunshine Act"—Physician Open Payments Program
American Board of Radiology Announces Timing Change for 2015 and 2016 VIR Subspecialty Oral Examinations; For 2015 and 2016, Exam Previously Offered in Fall Will be Administered in May, Learn More
Applications Now Being Accepted for SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting Medical Student and Resident-in-training Annual Scientific Meeting Scholarships; Learn more and apply
Mylan Institutional Updates SIR on Doxorubicin Powder Availability; New NDC Number Required
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Member News

Member Alert: FDA Issues Class I Recall for CloverSnare Vascular Retrieval Device
Registries Key to Improving Medical Device Safety and Innovation: New Medical Device Registries Report Available From Pew Charitable Trusts/Blue Cross Blue Shield Association/Medical Device Epidemiological Network Science Infrastructure Center at Weill Cornell Medical College
Deadline to Submit Nominations For Open Positions on 2015 SIR Executive Council and SIR Foundation Board of Directors: Oct. 10, 2014; More Information on Positions and Process on SIR Leadership page, Use Online Form For Self Nomination, to Nominate Someone Else, Please Email
Grow as a Physician Leader Within IR:
Volunteer on SIR and SIR Foundation Committees; Application Process Opens Aug. 4, Deadline to Respond, Sept. 29
Summer 2014 Issue of IR Quarterly Available
August E-News Now Posted
All About ICD-10: SIR Develops New ICD-10 Resources Web Page With Up-to-date Information Learning Opportunities, Practice Impact
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues Update to 2010 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Safety Communication
Now Available: 2014 SIR Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members; Nonmembers May Purchase in IR Store
CMS issues Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Released 2014 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule; SIR Provides More Information Here.
See What's Happening: Check Out the SIR Calendar
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