General News

Robert K. Kerlan, M.D., FSIR, Delivers 31st Annual Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture, "Interventional Radiology: Adapting to the Changing World of Health Care"
Gala Attendees Turn Tomorrow's Possibilities to Realities Through Enthusiastic Support of IR research; SIR Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala successful and incredibly memorable
Suggest a Topic for SIR 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Feb. 28-March 5; suggestions received by April 24 will be added to planning materials and be reviewed by members of the Annual Scientific Meeting Committee Guest Blog Post focuses on "Radial vs. femoral artery: A better path for treatment?" (based on SIR 2015 scientific abstract) Guest Blog Post notes "Interventional radiology therapy with Y90 offers hope for colorectal cancer patients" (based on SIR 2015 scientific abstract)
Society of Interventional Radiology sees “the vision to heal"—SIR launches new brand, reinforcing specialty’s commitment to develop breakthrough treatments, enhance medical practice and improve standard of patient care through image-guided therapies
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
SIR 2015 Publications and Product Catalog Now Available
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 Accepting Suggestions for Potential PQRS Measures; Quality Measures May Also be Considered for Use in Other Quality Programs
ACGME Posts IR Residency Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for New IR Residency
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Member News

Image Safety: FGR-14, New Federal X-ray Guidance Published
Read National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements’ “Outline of Administrative Policies for Quality Assurance and Peer Review of Tissue Reactions Associated with Fluoroscopically-Guided Interventions”
SIR urgently needs you to contact your member of Congress about new bill to replace sustainable growth rate system
FDA approves CT breast imaging system; Koning Breast CT system to be marketed, learn more
ICD-10 News: Register now for Feb. 26 ICD-10 Implementation and Medicare Testing MLN Connects National Provider Call, See SIR ICD-10 page
SIR responds to New York Times article, "Medicare Payments Surge for Stents to Unblock Blood Vessels in Limbs"
QI Guideline for Adult Diagnostic Cervicocerebral Angiography is Posted for Member Review; Deadline to Review is Feb. 27, 2015
March Guidewire Now Posted
Announcement of 2015 SIR Executive Council Slate of Candidates and SIR Foundation Board Appointees
Read SIR's Draft Analysis of 2015 Medicare Physician Fee rule and HOPPS
Volunteers Needed to Develop ABR Vascular and Interventional Radiology Exams; Learn more.
See What's Happening: Check Out the SIR Calendar
Interested in Providing a Visiting Fellowship/Observership for International IRs? Learn More