General News

Y-90 and Liver Cancer: Applying the Best of Today’s Medicine; Develop and Strengthen Medical Practice by Registering for Y-90: The Complete Course, SIR’s In-depth Radioembolization Learning Program, Jan. 11–14, 2015
Large-scale Study on Inferior Vena Cava Filter Use LaunchesJoint Press Release From Society for Vascular Surgery and Society of Interventional Radiology on Behalf of IVC Filter Study Group Foundation: Seven Filter Manufacturers Set to Participate in Multicenter Predicting the Safety and Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filters (PRESERVE) Study
CMS is Accepting Suggestions for Potential PQRS Measures; Quality Measures May Also be Considered for Use in Other Quality Programs
SIR 2015: Interventional Radiology Shapes Tomorrow’s Medicine: Join the Society of Interventional Radiology at its Annual Scientific Meeting Feb. 28–March 5, 2015, in Atlanta
ACGME Posts IR Residency Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for IR/DR Certificate and New IR Residency
SIRPAC Challenge: Trainees and Attendings Invited to Participate in Fundraising Endeavor; Learn more
Major IR Residency Milestone Achieved: ACGME Approves Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for IR/DR Certificate and New IR Residency
SIR 2015 Online Registration Now Open: Experience the World's Most Comprehensive IR Educational Experience; New SIR Expo Enhancements, More Planned for SIR 2015 in Atlanta
Application Period Ends Oct. 24 for SIR's International Scholarship Program; Physicians Within 10 Years of Completion of Training, Practicing Outside North America, Encouraged to Apply to Attend SIR 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
Registration now open—Y-90: The Complete Course; Jan. 11-14, 2015, Learn more
SIR Comments to CMS on Proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Rule and Hospital Outpatient Services
JVIR Celebrates Silver Jubilee in 2015; Seeks Input on IR Milestones (Events, Discoveries, Publications) Since 1990; Submit Suggestions by Nov. 30.
SIR and SIR Foundation Nominations Due Oct. 10, 2014; See SIR Leadership Page for More Information
SIR submits Comments to FDA on Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Devices
American Board of Radiology Announces Timing Change for 2015 and 2016 VIR Subspecialty Oral Examinations; For 2015 and 2016, Exam Previously Offered in Fall Will be Administered in May, Learn More
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Member News

SIR Members: ACR Issues Call for Nominations; Get Involved in ACR and ACR Leadership, Nominations Due Dec. 15
Participate in ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing Week: Nov. 17–21, 2014
CMS Announces 2012 eRx Incentive Program Supplemental Incentive Payments are Now Available; Learn More
We’re Listening—And Fortifying “Who” We Are
SIR Provides Ebola Resources for Interventional Radiologists
Strengthening Our Story: Working to Increase Awareness of Interventional Radiology
Volunteers Needed to Develop ABR Vascular and Interventional Radiology Exams; Learn more.
The 2015 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting is Now Available on the 2015 ICD-10-CM and GEMs Web Page; See SIR’s ICD-10 Dedicated Resource Page for More Information
ABR Board of Trustees Issues Call for Applications for Associate Executive Director
New Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Rule Reclassifies Hydrocodone; Prohibits Refills, Establishes Other Restrictions, Learn More
Member Alert: FDA Issues Class I Recall for CloverSnare Vascular Retrieval Device
Deadline to Submit Nominations For Open Positions on 2015 SIR Executive Council and SIR Foundation Board of Directors: Oct. 10, 2014; More Information on Positions and Process on SIR Leadership page, Use Online Form For Self Nomination, to Nominate Someone Else, Please Email
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues
Update to 2010 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Safety Communication
Now Available: 2014 SIR Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members; Nonmembers May Purchase in IR Store
CMS issues Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Released 2014 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule; SIR Provides More Information Here.
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