Category: Education

ASNC2016 and Board Preparation Course

Are you scheduled for the upcoming Nuclear Cardiology Board Exam? In conjunction with ASNC 2016, The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology will offer their Nuclear Cardiology Board Preparation Course on September 21-22 in Boca Raton, Florida. The review course is designed to prepare participants for the certification and recertification exam

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Two great events from ASNC this month

If you’re interested in the best practices and latest research available in the field of nuclear cardiology, ASNC is hosting two important webinars. Register and mark your calendars now- these are two events you won’t want to miss. Reporting a Myocardial Perfusion SPECT Scan July 20, 9:00 PM PT On

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Four Critical Components of an Effective Risk Assessment

Security risk assessments play a vital role in making sure your patient data is safe and secure. Many organizations believe that a simple vulnerability scan will satisfy the requirement for a risk assessment, but the fact is that it’s only one element. A complete and compliant risk assessment must include

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Safeguarding Health Information Conference Recap

On September 2-3, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) co-hosted the 8th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. The conference explored the current

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Is it time to move to an EHR system?

Transitioning from paper-based health records to an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system is a move that will affect almost every aspect of your practice. There are many benefits to an EHR system, but these benefits come with a cost. You’ll need to invest in the software and train your staff

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Challenges and obstacles of the PQRS

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a quality monitoring reporting program that was launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve care through accountability and disclosure. Under PQRS, healthcare providers report quality measures about the services they have provided to Medicare beneficiaries. These quality measures

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Five ways a Cloud PACS can help your practice

With advancements in technology, a traditional PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) is no longer your only choice when it comes to image storage and retrieval. A cloud-based PACS removes many of the limitations of a traditional PACS. Cloud based PACS offer benefits and conveniences that increase efficiency, accessibility, and

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Accreditation Timelines

No one looks forward to an audit, but it’s required triennially to ensure continued IAC or ACR accreditation for your practice. Because maintaining your accreditation is of such great importance, the reaccreditation audit can be extremely stressful. To help manage the pressure and avoid a lapse in your accreditation status,

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