General News

Senate passes the "Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act," repealing the current SGR formula. SIR will provide a complete analysis of the bill and its implications to IR soon.
SIR, ACP, AVF Respond to Controversial JAMA Article About Catheter-directed Thrombolysis; Emphasize Need for Clinical Trial Data
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Bestows Awards; Interventional Radiology Pioneers Receive Leaders in Innovation Award; Young Investigator, Research and Philanthropy Awards also Presented During SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology Chooses Publishing Partner; Thieme Medical Publishers Plans Several Interventional Radiology Publications Per Year
SIR and SIR Foundation announce release of joint 2014 annual report, "Your Mission, Your Voice, Your Society”; view digital report for interactive videos and photo galleries, links to additional valuable information, more
Suggest a Topic for SIR 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 2–7, 2016; suggestions received by April 24 will be added to planning materials and be reviewed by members of the Annual Scientific Meeting Committee
CMS Accepting Suggestions for Potential PQRS Measures; Quality Measures May Also be Considered for Use in Other Quality Programs
ACGME Posts IR Residency Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for New IR Residency
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Member News

SIR Members Attending ACR 2015: Attend Interventional Radiology Caucus Meeting, May 17
Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in July; Forms Due April 17
April Guidewire Now Posted
Image Safety: FGR-14, New Federal X-ray Guidance Published
Read National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements’ “Outline of Administrative Policies for Quality Assurance and Peer Review of Tissue Reactions Associated with Fluoroscopically-Guided Interventions”
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
SIR 2015 Publications and Product Catalog Now Available
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