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2021 news releases

SIR to CMS: Protect access to patient care, reverse devastating Medicare Physician Fee Schedule cuts; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed rule would shutter practices and harm patients in underserved communities (Sept. 8, 2021)

SIR publishes new position statement and quality improvement document on percutaneous lung ablation (Aug. 2, 2021)

Joint statement in support of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all workers in health and long-term care (July 26, 2021)

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Impact Factor increases 14%Society of Interventional Radiology’s flagship publication hits 3.464, according to Journal Citation Reports (July 12, 2021)

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<p>Elise Castelli<br />Director, Communications and Public Relations<br />Phone: (703) 460-5572 <br />Email: <a title="email elise castelli" href="mailto:ecastelli@sirweb.org">ecastelli@sirweb.org</a></p>

Media contact information

Elise Castelli
Director, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 
Email: ecastelli@sirweb.org

2021 Annual Scientific Meeting news releases

Hysterectomy used more for postpartum bleeding compared to less invasive optionNon-invasive option has quicker recovery and shorter hospital stays in 12-year sample (March 16, 2021)

Minimally invasive treatment provides fast pain relief for cancer patientsPatients with debilitating bone tumors experienced improved quality of life in as little as three days (March 16, 2021)

Non-surgical treatment quickly reduces arthritis knee pain and improves functionTreatment provides long-term, safe option for disabling condition that affects millions (March 16, 2021)

Society of Interventional Radiology names Matthew S. Johnson, M.D., FSIR, president for 2021–2022; New Executive Council and Board of Directors members announced (March 23, 2021)


SIR 2021 in the news

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The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 8,000 practicing interventional radiology physicians, scientists and clinical associates, dedicated to improving patient care through the limitless potential of image-guided therapies. SIR’s members work in a variety of settings and at different professional levels—from medical students and residents to university faculty and private practice physicians.

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