Private practice management

Private practice overview

Private practice is an important part of the health care delivery and a desirable option for physicians seeking the freedom and independence to practice in a personalized medical care for their patients. Staying competitive in the evolving health care marketplace requires an active role in building, managing, marketing, and diversifying your practice. Find helpful material in this section to implement successful strategies for enhancing a private practice.

Taking the next step in raising our membership business acumen!



The Society of Interventional Radiology presented the third successful year of the Business Institute, which was very well-attended. This phenomenal 1-day symposium took place in Salt Lake City, UT. The developmental course aims to raise the business acumen of IRs who are within a private practice, OBL, or are planning to open one. The topics included cyber security, marketing/social media, HR/practice management, legal jeopardy, business finance basics, supply chain, access to capital, the ins and outs of IR revenue cycle performance, and much more.

Access SIR Business Institute virtual series On-demand here.

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SIR Business Institute 2023 On Demand is available here. 

Building and sustaining a thriving private practice

SIR Policy Statement: Exclusive Contracts and Carve-outs for IR Services

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AMA private practice playbook


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SIR and the private practice initiative

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Private practice benefits for participating in VIRTEX registry

The registry will be a powerful asset for private practice sites to advance their effectiveness and efficiencies in a wide range of ways. These include the capability to 1) better define quality standards, 2) enhance service quality, 3) improve practice performance, and 4) achieve better patient outcomes. In addition, the registry will facilitate the sharing of best practices and innovative ideas that can help support research and product development. 

  • Data on best practices to drive quality improvement efforts
  • Large datasets for research and publication purposes to advance the specialty
  • Data to help with conversations with policymakers on defining quality in IR


Additional resources

Reimbursement claims and appeals

Is your practice using the right specialty code to properly capture your work as an interventional radiologist? Access coding and reimbursement resources designed to help physicians navigate challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

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IR Business Center




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Guidelines and statements

The Guidelines and Statements Division of the SIR provides a framework of evidence-based clinical practice documents to ensure patient safety and enhance the delivery of patient care.

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