Archive September 2018

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Claiming CME or CE from Annual Meeting

Directions for ASNC2018 attendees to obtain your credits.

Get Involved in the Society-Volunteer to serve on an ASNC Committee or Panel!

ASNC volunteer opportunities bring together leaders from all levels to explore the many facets of our unique society. Committee participation is essential for achieving ASNC’s mission. Chairs routinely report to the Executive Council and the Board of Directors. ASNC relies on members like you to provide volunteer leadership and help shape programs, events and services. Review our many options for committee engagement and submit your application by October 1, 2018.

Q&A with Krishna Patel, MD, Recipient of the First IANC Research Fellowship Award

ASNC congratulates Krishna Patel, MD, who received the first Institute for the Advancement of Nuclear Cardiology (IANC) Research Fellowship Award at ASNC2018 in San Francisco. Dr. Patel will apply the $50,000 grant to her project, “Patient-centered Reporting in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Development and Pilot-testing a Framework for Incorporating Patient-centered Decision Support in MPI Reports.” 

Physician Groups Ask Congress for AUC Program Relief

On September 7, 2018, 28 national medical organizations sent a letter to lawmakers on Capitol Hill seeking to reduce unnecessary reporting requirements as a result of the appropriate use criteria (AUC) program.

Contemporary Cardiac SPECT Imaging Innovations and Best Practices

A new American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) position paper, co-published with American Heart Association's (AHA) Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, highlights advances in Cardiac SPECT imaging and supports incorporating new technology and techniques in laboratories performing Nuclear Cardiology procedures (as stated in the recently published 2018 SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Guidelines). 

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