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Thursday Meeting Schedule

9:30 am Welcome Address 9:45 am Mario Zeiss, VP, Head of Sales & Marketing for Refurbished Systems, Siemens Healthcare Siemens Healthcare – Our Philosophy, Our Vision: Where are We from, Where are We Going? 10:30 am Phil Jacobus, President, DOTmed.com, Inc. Market Trends: Which Markets and Market Segments are Growing and Which are Contracting? Forewarned is [...]

By |2013-09-12T06:10:25+00:00September 12th, 2013|Conference|0 Comments

Wednesday Meeting Schedule

Michael Friede, Ph.D. Charting the Future of Our Industry & What it Means for IAMERS – Conceptual Blockbusting 10:30 am – 12:45 pm First Session 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch, included 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm Last Session Wednesday Night, 7 pm Welcome Reception

By |2013-09-11T06:57:18+00:00September 11th, 2013|Conference|0 Comments

Joint Commission Seeks to Expand Imaging Standards

The U.S. Joint Commission has proposed more-stringent requirements in the ambulatory care, critical access hospital, and hospital accreditation programs for facilities that provide CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, and PET services. "Research has indicated that the current Joint Commission requirements need to be enhanced to address several significant quality- and safety-related issues associated with diagnostic imaging," [...]

By |2013-08-16T08:42:18+00:00August 16th, 2013|Government, Healthcare, Imaging|0 Comments

Medicare Slaps Two-Thirds of US Hospitals with Readmission Penalties

Two-thirds of the nation's hospitals will get hit with fines in the second round of Medicare's readmission penalties, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. For the upcoming year, 2,225 of the nation's 5,700 hospitals will receive payment reductions totaling $227 million starting on Oct. 1. Read about it here.

By |2013-08-05T15:17:29+00:00August 5th, 2013|Healthcare, Medicine|0 Comments

Senators Team Up In a Non Partisan Effort To Force CBO To Fully Count The Cost Savings Of Preventive Health Care

U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) and Angus King (I-Maine) have joined together to introduce nonpartisan legislation that would direct the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to more accurately reflect the cost-savings of preventive healthcare, including screenings. Read more here.

By |2013-08-03T19:38:06+00:00August 3rd, 2013|Government, Healthcare|0 Comments

IAMERS 9th Annual European Meeting Schedule

IAMERS announces the 9th Annual European Meeting Schedule All events are at the Four Seasons, unless otherwise noted Michael Friede, Ph.D. Charting the Future of Our Industry & What it Means for IAMERS   – Conceptual Blockbusting 10:30 am – 12:45 pm First Session 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch, included 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm [...]

By |2013-07-25T21:40:06+00:00July 25th, 2013|Conference, Event|Comments Off on IAMERS 9th Annual European Meeting Schedule
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