Order DVDImproving Practice Performance in Challenging Times for Radiology

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Price: $250.00

Credit: No CME

Date: November 21, 2009

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Item#: 2009-1

Course Description

This three day course will consist of lectures focusing on developing leadership skills.  Faculty will focus on issues that leaders and business managers face on a daily basis and provide practical solution that can be implemented.  Faculty will also discuss pertinent issues as strategic planning, productivity concerns, reimbursement management strategies and other practice related topics.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Improve practice performance in the face of heightened accountability and competition
  • Achieve quality care for patients and referring physicians
  • Implement service and quality initiatives
  • Develop reimbursement management strategies for their practices

Target Audience

This course is intended for radiologist and radiology business managers, as well as our imaging specialitist including cardiologist and neuroradiologist.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosures will be made at the beginning of each lecture.

Accreditation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of (||| HOURS |||) AMA PRA Category 1™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Expiration Date:  November 21, 2009

Method of Physician Participation

To earn CME credit, you must watch all the lectures for this course (DVDs), and read the course materials and complete a post assessment CME quiz. Estimated time to complete course – 11.5 hours.

Evaluation Method

Each CME activity includes a post assessment CME Quiz and course evaluation to determine that the learning objectives have been met and that the activity was of educational value to the target audience and was unbiased. The evaluation also assesses whether or not the CME activity resulted in a change in physician practice behavior and offers participants a method of feedback.

DVD Set Contents

Box Contents

Contains:
one (1) DVD set and
one (1) CME application.
Additional CME applications may be purchased for an additional $325.00 per application.

Disc 1

Strategic Challenges to Radiology in the 21st Century - Lexa

Coding, Billing, and Compliance - Duszak

Disc 2

What Makes a Good Practice Great: Strategies for Success - Muroff

Evaluating New Business Ventures - Berlin

Disc 3

Would Disney Run Your Practice Better than You Do - Muroff

Measuring & Managing Physician Productivity - Duszak

Disc 4

Understanding and Adapting to Changes in Radiology Reimbursement - Berlin

How to Negotiate a Difficult Hospital Contract - Muroff

Disc 5

CSI Radiology - Duszak

Business Opportunities for Radiology Practice - Muroff

Disc 6

Improving Patient Relationships - Lexa

Reimbursement Management Strategies - Duszak

Disc 7

Economics of Medical Liability - Berlin

Fundamentals of Negotiations - Berlin & Lexa

Disc 8

Pay for Performance - Lexa

Questions & Answers - Faculty

Speakers & Directors

Faculty

Frank J. Lexa, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Marketing & Project Faculty and East Asia Manager
Global Consulting Practicum
The Wharton School
Adjunct Professor of Biotechnology
Instituto de Empresa, Madrid

Jonathan W. Berlin, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Radiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Evanston, IL

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

CEO and President, Imaging Consultants, Inc.
Tampa, FL
Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of Florida
Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of South Florida

Richard Duszak Jr, MD,

Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics
Memphis, TN

Policies

Return Policy

Unlike physical goods, electronically distributed software can be easily duplicated. Accordingly, it is our policy that once we have distributed software to a customer, the sale is final, and you may not return the software for a refund or credit.

Defective Software

Defective software will be exchanged within 30 days of receipt of merchandise (the date carrier lists the package as received) with the same title and subject to availability.

Cancellations

We cannot guarantee the cancellation of products that are not pre-orders due to the speed of the fulfillment process. Please send a written request to iicmemail@gmail.comto cancel any order. If we are able to accommodate the request, we will send a cancellation number to confirm your order cancellation. A 10% restocking fee (based on invoice subtotal) will be charged to the customer for any refused shipment. (For example: If the customer does not accept the package at the time of delivery by the courier).

It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available on each DVD for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosure will be made at the beginning of each lecture.