ASNC Association News


ASNC International Emerging Market Membership

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2017

ASNC offers a discounted membership to physicians and scientists residing in developing countries, as defined by the World Bank Developing Countries List, who have earned an advanced academic degree (MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent), are in good standing in their respective communities, and are actively engaged in nuclear cardiology practice and/or research. See the benefits and become a member today.


Earn valuable CME/CEs with the ASNC journal

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2017

Each issue of ASNC's Journal of Nuclear Cardiology features an article designated for continuing education (CE/CME) credit, a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and a maximum of 1 ARRT Category A credits for technologists. ASNC members: No charge; non-members: $50.00. Access Journal CME/CE articles.


View webinars on your time schedule

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

ASNC offers web-based activities for CME and CE credit that are designed to increase learners' competence in nuclear cardiology. Visit the ASNC webinar webpage to view previously recorded and new upcoming webinars. Plus, earn and track all your CME/CEs online with the ASNC Learning Center.


Open access articles available in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

The Journal of Nuclear Cardiology is the only journal in the world devoted to the dynamic and growing subspecialty of nuclear cardiology. Physicians and technologists value the Journal not only for its peer-reviewed articles, but also for its timely discussions about the current and future role of nuclear cardiology. Original articles address all aspects of nuclear cardiology, including interpretation, diagnosis, imaging equipment and use of radiopharmaceuticals. As the official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Journal also brings readers the latest information emerging from the Society's task forces and publishes guidelines and position papers as they are adopted. Receive full Journal access with an ASNC membership.


One week left to save on ICNC 2017 registration!

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

ASNC encourages everyone in the nuclear cardiology community to attend the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC 2017). This international conference provides the opportunity for clinicians and scientists from all over the world to gather to learn about new advances and to exchange scientific ideas and experiences in a distinctive environment. Register for ICNC 2017 by Feb. 27 and save over $100.


Top 3 most-read Journal of Nuclear Cardiology articles

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

Here are the JNC-Top 3, an at-a-glance look at the top-read articles in the latest issue of ASNC's Journal of Nuclear Cardiology:
2014 ESC/ESA guidelines on noncardiac surgery: Cardiovascular assessment and management. Are the differences clinically relevant? The European perspective by Steen D. Kristensen
Guidelines in review: Comparison of the 2014 ACC/AHA guidelines on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and management of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery and the 2014 ESC/ESA guidelines on noncardiac surgery: Cardiovascular assessment and management by Fadi G. Hage
2014 ESC/ESA guidelines on noncardiac surgery: Cardiovascular assessment and management. Are the differences clinically relevant? The USA perspective by Steven C. Port

Access the full November/December JNC.


1 month away! Free Nuclear Cardiology and CT Fellows-in-Training Program

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 15, 2017

The 2017 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training 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 for this free ASNC program. Register now for free.


Join ASNC as we make American Heart Month fun & inspirational!

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017

ASNC will celebrate Heart Month by showcasing the many ways that our members, staff and partners practice heart health themselves -- how we walk the walk, practice what we preach and do our best to model heart-healthy lives. Post your photos on Facebook and/or Twitter using #AmericanHeartMonth and @myASNC, and we'll share them through ASNC's social media channels. Be sure to follow ASNC on Facebook and Twitter to see how your colleagues, like ASNC president, Raymond Russell, III, MD, PhD, FASNC, practice heart health. https://twitter.com/myasnc


In search of fun for everyone in Kansas City, Mo., home of ASNC2017

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

ASNC2017's Planning Committee, led by Donna M. Polk, MD, FASNC, will soon announce program details, presenters, special events and more. To kick things off, ASNC extends an early and enthusiastic invitation to join us in our wonderful host city, Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 14-17. Check out the VisitKC website for all the exciting things to do in this great city.


Now archived for anytime access, ASNC webinar to help you tackle MIPS requirements

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 06, 2017

Did you miss ASNC's latest webinar, "Fulfill MIPS Requirements with ASNC's ImageGuide Registry"? It's not too late to take advantage of this free online learning experience, featuring Program Chair Scott Jerome, DO, FASNC, demonstrating how participating in a Quality Clinical Data Registry (QCDR), such as ASNC's ImageGuide Registry, can help clinicians succeed under MACRA's new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program. Watch and learn more.


Earn valuable CME/CEs with the ASNC Journal

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 06, 2017

Each issue of ASNC's Journal of Nuclear Cardiology features an article designated for continuing education (CE/CME) credit, a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and a maximum of 1 ARRT Category A credit for technologists. ASNC members: No charge; non-members: $50.00. Access Journal CME/CE articles.


Complimentary Nuclear Cardiology and CT Fellows-in-Training Program

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 01, 2017

The 2017 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training 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 for this free ASNC program. Register now for free.


Here's what ASNC members are saying

ASNC SmartBrief | Feb 01, 2017

"ASNC is our go-to society for staying current on ALL nuclear cardiology issues for our facility," says David P., an ASNC Technologist member since 1999. Receive important benefits, such as the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, to support your practice. Renew or join today!


This Wednesday: Free ImageGuide Registry webinar

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2017

Watch our 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 this month 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.


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

ASNC SmartBrief | Jan 30, 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.




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