Society of Interventional Radiology

General News

Holiday closing: The SIR office will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 and remain closed through Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. The office will reopen on Monday, July 6. Messages may be left at (703) 691-1805. Have a safe and happy 4th of July.
What’s Happening in Washington? House committee passes repeal of medical device tax bill, CMS Expands ACO Demonstration
LEARN 2015 Delivers Technical Insights, State-of-the-art Data; Preliminary Program Now Available, Registration Open
Exhibit JVIR Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation From the 2015 SIR Annual Meeting Now Online
Update: Senate Passes "Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act;” SIR Informs Members, Summarizes
Have You Seen The Vision to Heal? Latest Posts Include Steering SIR to Continued Success and Staying “All in” for IR, With Agility
SIR, ACP, AVF Respond to Controversial JAMA Article About Catheter-directed Thrombolysis; Emphasize Need for Clinical Trial Data
SIR and SIR Foundation Joint 2014 Annual Report: "Your Mission, Your Voice, Your Society"; Includes Interactive Videos, Photo Galleries, More
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

Patient–Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS®): Efficient, Precise, Valid and Responsive Patient Health and Well–being Measures
Free, Online Data Collection Tool Enables Creation of Study-specific Websites for Capturing Participant Data Securely Online
SIR Foundation Funds 20 Grant Applications; 150 percent Increase Over 2014 Grant Cycle
2015 PQRS Sample Measure Codes Charge Sheets Now Available (SIR login required for download), With Codes for Commonly Performed Interventional Procedures
Blog: Interventional Radiologists Leading Radiology in PQRS Participation; Visit SIR's Dedicated PQRS Resource Page
2015 PQRS GPRO: Four Weeks Left to Register; Learn More
SIR Notes Passing of Long-time Member, Health Policy/Economics Advocate George A. Fueredi, M.D., FSIR; AMA House of Delegates Passes Memorial Resolution Honoring Fueredi During 2015 AMA Annual Meeting. Read the Obituary, SIR’s Letter of Condolence
New Washington Interventionalist Report Posted; Read SGR Summary, GME Funding Legislation Action, SIRPAC Event News
Spring IR Quarterly now available: Vein Center Accreditation, MOC, RPVI, More
June Guidewire Now Posted
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
SIR 2015 Publications and Product Catalog Now Available
See What's Happening: Check Out SIR Dateline
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