ASNC Association News


In 2 weeks: Webinar to discuss MIPS and QCDRs

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

Register for our new webinar to learn how participation in Quality Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs), such as the ImageGuide Registry, can help physicians succeed under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program. This month, CMS has implemented MIPS, a new quality program through which payment adjustments are based on evidence-based quality data specific to a clinician's practice. Learn more by joining our free webinar, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. EST. Register now.


Just published: Stress Testing Practice Points

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

For physicians, exercise physiologists and nuclear cardiology technologists, selection of the appropriate stress agent helps ensure a high-quality stress test while minimizing risk to the patient. ASNC's new Stress Testing Practice Points are a concise and easy-to-read reference for health care professionals performing stress testing and are designed to be used as an adjunct to the recently published updated Stress, Protocols and Tracers Guidelines. View new Practice Points.


What is the best diagnostic approach for women with ischemic heart disease?

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

In our newly released video, a panel of experts discusses the issues in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease in women. They explore the mechanisms of ischemia in symptomatic women and the shifting paradigm in defining coronary artery disease. Specific risk factors in women and diagnostic strategies are also discussed, as well as the challenges of diagnosing ischemic heart disease in women with heart failure. Activity is free to all participants. Offers 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians. View on MedPage Today.


Registration now open for fellows-in-training nuclear cardiology program

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

The 2017 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training Program will cover clinical and multimodality considerations for nuclear cardiology practitioners. The program will be held immediately prior to the start of the ACC.17: Annual Scientific Session & Expo on March 16 in Washington, D.C. All cardiology, nuclear medicine and radiology fellows who are planning on attending ACC.17 are encouraged to attend; however, registration is open to all fellows-in-training. This complimentary event is co-sponsored by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT). Register now for free.


Fulfill MIPS requirements with ASNC's ImageGuide Registry

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

Register for our new webinar to learn how participation in Quality Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs), such as the ImageGuide Registry, can help physicians succeed under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program. CMS has implemented MIPS this month, a new quality program through which payment adjustments are based on evidence-based quality data specific to a clinician's practice. Learn more by joining our free webinar, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. ET. Register now.


Less than one week left to play "What Is This Image?"

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

Each issue of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC) features an image open for your interpretation. Submit your interpretation for a chance to win an ASNC Gift Pack and be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of registration to the ASNC's Annual Scientific Session. Deadline for the January/February image is Jan. 16.


Nuclear Cardiology Today: Best Practices for Today, Innovations for Tomorrow

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 09, 2017

Are you ready to lead your nuclear cardiology team in the best practices to ensure future success? Then come experience Nuclear Cardiology Today, the only program focused solely on the latest in nuclear cardiology as well as in-depth instruction on SPECT, PET & CT technology, radiation dose reduction, challenging cases and more! Support your career by attending NC Today, April 21-23 in Chicago. Become an ASNC member and save!


Happy New Year from ASNC

ASNC SmartBrief | Dec 28, 2016

We're grateful to have supporters such as members, sponsors, partner organizations, our board of directors and staff that enable us to improve cardiovascular outcomes through image-guided patient management. We wish you and your family a safe and happy new year!


We invite you to play "What Is This Image?"

ASNC SmartBrief | Dec 28, 2016

Each issue of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC) will feature an image open for your interpretation. Submit your interpretation for a chance to win an ASNC Gift Pack and be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of registration to the ASNC's Annual Scientific Session. Deadline is Jan. 16.




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