General News

Standard skills, extraordinary reach: Collaboration defines specialty globally; read more in “The Vision to Heal” blog
JVIR = Impact for science: Learn more from editor Ziv Haskal on The Vision to Heal blog
JVIR announces Beacon: Pilot outreach to international IR in developing countries
Why we collaborate: Hear from SIR Executive Director Sue Holzer on The Vision to Heal blog
JVIR dedicates August issue to interventional oncology, offers mix of original research and reviews
It’s about time: Stroke care—now available on The vision to heal blog. What do recent stroke studies mean to interventional radiologists?
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology ranks highest of interventional radiology journals, according to Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Reports
CMS and AMA announce efforts to help get ready for ICD-10; aim to make ICD-10 transition less disruptive for physicians
Integrated IR Residency Applications Due Sept. 1; ACGME Processing Integrated IR Residency Applications on First Come, First Serve Basis; Visit SIR Connect’s Open Forum or Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology (APDIR) Sections
LEARN 2015 delivers technical insights, state-of-the-art data; Preliminary Program Now Available, Registration Open
Post a Job, Find a Job With SIR's Career HQ, Interventional Radiology's Specialized Job Board

Member News

SIR and SIR Foundation nominating committees: Submit nominations for open Executive Council and Foundation Board positions; terms begin April 2016
Journal of the American College of Radiology provides open access to IR residency articles
QI guidelines available for review: transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts
HHS launches National Ebola Training and Education Center
New Biliary Procedures: Please Complete SIR RUC Survey
Coding presentations on SIRconnect; SIR will be posting to SIRconnect important coding presentations from the 2015 Annual Meeting, including Q&A from staff and RUC advsiers
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
As a tribute to Long-time Member, Health Policy/Economics Advocate George A. Fueredi, M.D., FSIR, a fund in his name has been established by friends and SIR colleagues that will allow donations to be made to SIR Foundation in recognition of his many outstanding contributions.
July Guidewire Now Posted
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
See What's Happening: Check Out SIR Dateline
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