SIR has focused on workforce initiatives through multiple avenues to improve access to high-quality patient care through insight and analysis of IR workforce trends. It is critical to have a better understanding of the effects of the recent transition to an independent primary specialty with a focus on optimizing opportunities for graduating residents. In addition, it is critical that patients have access to the growing breadth of treatments that address many diseases and conditions which are treated by IRs. Finally, practices in a range of setting and configurations have a need for new tools and resources to ensure IR’s ability to thrive in their chosen practice model and support a robust minimally invasive service line.
Understanding IR market trends and emerging opportunities
Building interventional radiology (IR) capabilities can provide new growth opportunities for hospital administrators, contain costs for health systems and insurers, and deliver high-quality care to patients.
SIR way to forecast what future holds is to comprehend the IR trend today. We are determined to:
- Unearth the best market opportunities.
- Foster efficient information for IR to thrive in the market.
- Endeavor to provide appropriate solutions to IR challenges.
- Initiate an effortless decision-making process
Process - Design and conduct workforce and practice analyses
Identify gaps - Identify workforce trends, current and evolving practice models, practice development pathways, and barriers
Define and implement - Define and implement workforce monitoring systems within SIR
Provide resources - Identify and define toolkits and resources to support practice pathways
Improve - Improve access to high quality patient care through understanding IR workforce trends