ASNC Association News


Submit your abstract or case to ICNC 2017 for opportunities to win free registration and cash prizes

ASNC SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

Investigators, act now to take advantage of a unique opportunity to present your work to key opinion leaders and more than 600 health care professionals. The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC 2017) is accepting abstract and clinical case submissions through Dec. 15, 2016. Learn more and submit.


Earn discounts on CME/CE education and receive the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

ASNC SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

Receive important benefits to support your career in 2017, including a subscription to the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Become a 2017 ASNC member -- be part of the only organization dedicated to nuclear cardiology. Submit prior to Dec. 31 to claim on your 2016 taxes, if applicable. Renew or join today!


Be MACRA-ready for 2017 with the Success in Quality Payment webinar series

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

ASNC is pleased to offer a 2016 year-end webinar series aimed at educating you on the final components of the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 and what you will be responsible for reporting in the quality payment program for 2017 and onward.

  • Part 1, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. ET: MACRA Program Overview: Understand Medicare Payment Changes for 2017 and Beyond. Register for free.
  • Part 2, Dec. 14, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. ET: Making MIPS Work: What You Need to Know for 2017. Register for free.


ASNC, IAC, SNMMI call for field to focus on radiation dose optimization in nuclear cardiology

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

ASNC has joined with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) to mandate specific dose ranges for myocardial perfusion imaging studies to decrease radiation exposure while maintaining image quality, thus ensuring patient safety. Read the new mandate.


Need CME/CE's before the end of the year? ASNC can help

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

ASNC provides you many online CME/CE activities such as:

  • Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)
  • Journal CME/CE
  • MOC
  • Meetings On Demand
  • Webinars
See a comprehensive list of online CME/CE offerings.


ASNC International Emerging Markets Membership

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

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.


Happy Thanksgiving from ASNC

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

We'd like to remember and be grateful for the people in our lives. 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 Thanksgiving weekend!


Looking for a 2016 PQRS Solution?

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2016

Don't leave Medicare money on the table! When you enroll in the ImageGuide Registry for 2016, you'll avoid payment adjustments on Medicare revenue in 2018. And, for a limited time, as a special benefit just for ASNC members, ASNC will waive all 2016 participation fees. As an ImageGuide participant, you'll have access to valuable national benchmarking data that can be used for quality improvement initiatives as well as to advocate for regulatory and payment policy. Get more information and how to enroll to the ImageGuide Registry.


Couldn't attend the Live Board Prep Course? Order Meeting on Demand and receive a $500 gift card of choice!

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

Nuclear Cardiology Board Prep On Demand is a digital library with 15 hours of education from the Nuclear Cardiology Board Exam Preparation Course that you can watch anytime, anywhere. Whether you are preparing for your certification or recertification exam, or simply seeking a thorough review of the fundamentals on appropriate cardiac nuclear imaging procedures, Nuclear Cardiology Board Prep On Demand is a valuable educational resource. This program also allows participants to earn CME credits. Order now.


Last days to play "What Is This Image?"

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

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 November/December image is Nov. 18.


In case you missed it: Dr. Gibbons' ASNC2016 Keynote Lecture

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

Raymond Gibbons, MD, MASNC, received a standing ovation for his Mario Verani keynote lecture "What Is the Evidence? A Call for Scientific Rigor," delivered at ASNC2016. He examined five crucial aspects of scientific rigor and detailed how proper use of each optimizes patient care. View the lecture and other ASNC2016 highlights.


Top 3 most-read Journal of Nuclear Cardiology articles in the Sept./Oct. issue

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

Issue after issue, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology readership keeps growing. Want to know what your peers are clicking? Here are the JNC-Top 3 in an at-a-glance look at the top-read articles in the latest issue of ASNC's esteemed journal.

Access the full September/October JNC.


One week left to play "What Is This Image?"

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 09, 2016

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 November/December image is Nov. 18.


Save the date: Nuclear Cardiology Today, April 21-23

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 09, 2016

Join program co-directors Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC, and David A. Wolinsky, MD, MASNC, for how-to learning, three days of case-based education designed to increase learners' competence in solving clinical and practice management issues facing nuclear cardiology imaging professionals. Mark your calendar for NC Today in Chicago, April 21-23.


Earn valuable CME/CEs with the ASNC Journal

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 07, 2016

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.


Receive a $500 gift card of choice by ordering ASNC2016 Meeting on Demand

ASNC SmartBrief | Nov 07, 2016

ASNC Scientific Session On Demand is an extensive digital library with 60 hours of presentations that you can watch anytime, anywhere, and it offers participants the opportunity to earn CME credits. Our state-of-the-art media player makes it easy to search the exact content you're looking for. We'll even direct you to the specific slide that contains your search term. This activity offers a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians. Order now and save.




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