Advancing the Business of Radiology
The leading professional organization for radiology business management professionals in any radiology setting.
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Welcome, Leaders!

As a practice leader, you have come to the right place for radiology business professionals who are dedicated to supporting and enhancing their vocation, investing in their career and pursuing higher goals. You have the respect of your physicians to help guide, develop and maintain a practice/department and you strive to advance the profession and improve the business of healthcare.

RBMA is the place to turn for inspiration, resources and practical tools you can’t find anywhere else.

Leaders
“The RBMA provides critical information through expertise and dedication to the field of radiology business. Being a member of RBMA as an administrator has provided me with the most up to date information and networking opportunities to assist me in performing at the highest level.”

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Resources For Leaders

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Welcome, Radiology Business Managers!

As a manager you have come to the right place for information and resources that will assist you in coding properly and obtaining the best possible reimbursement for your practice.

RBMA connects radiology business managers with resources and practical tools to help you succeed.

Manager
“I have been in the radiology business for 34 years and have seen many changes. One of the best changes is how the RBMA has grown and provides us with the necessary tools that we need in order to help us continue on this rocky road.”

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Enroll in RBMA U’s Radiology Business 101 – an overview program covering the basics of radiology business as defined under the RBMA Common Body of Knowledge.

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RBMA’s innovative new practice analytic solution that takes benchmarking to new levels through the combination of your practice’s information and state-of-the art technology and data query protocols.

 

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Welcome, Coders!

As a coder, you have come to the right place for for information and resources that will assist you in coding properly and obtaining the best possible reimbursement for your practice.

RBMA connects coders with resources and practical tools to help you succeed.

“RBMA membership offerings, either the list serve or conference attendance, has provided up to date trends in coding, payor policy and practice management issues. The topics discussed through the list serve either coding or practice management has helped my practice be proactive.”

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Resources For Coders

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The IDC-10-CM Toolkit designed by Coding Strategies (CSI) and Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) gives the busy radiology administrator all of the tools needed to prepare the practice for the implementation of ICD-10.

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Welcome, Marketers!

As a marketer, you have come to the right place for information on the state of imaging today and how to effectively market your radiology practice by incorporating tools and strategies including social media and today’s technological innovations.

RBMA is the place to turn for inspiration, resources and practical tools you can’t find anywhere else.

“The RBMA Marketing Conference is a great way to network with colleagues from around the country to gain different ideas and perspectives without the threat of direct competition.”

More Resources For Practice Marketers:

Order your Marketing Toolkit today.

A toolkit designed specifically for radiology marketing, includes samples forms and ideas.

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Resources For Marketers

5 Steps to Effective Social Media Measurement
If you’re going to invest time in social media, you need to measure performance, but it can be difficult to identify relevant metrics.

How to Generate Compelling Content Ideas for Your Online Customer or Member Community [Infographic]
Are you looking for content to fulfill your new content marketing strategy, but don’t know where to start? Try these 10 great content ideas – plus a bonus idea – to jump start or breathe new life into your efforts.

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Welcome, Vendors!

As a vendor offering radiology products and services you have come to the right place to find your target audience. RBMA attracts decision-makers with buying power.

RBMA members rely on vendors to keep them informed of new technologies, developments, and products for their practices.

“RBMA provides the foundation for connecting with the right people. We appreciate the opportunity to visit with our existing clients as well as meet new prospective clients.”

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Resources For Vendors

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  • Call for Speakers

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    Introduction

    Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) is committed to offering education, networking opportunities and management resources to assist members to effectively manage the business of radiology.

    RBMA seeks individuals interested in presenting a topic applicable to the business of radiology. RBMA requests your assistance in offering high-quality educational programming. We are currently accepting proposals for the following: 

    2018 PaRADigm - April 4-8, 2018, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA 

    All topics are welcome, however the RBMA Programs Committee is particularly interested in the following broad topic areas and session formats:

    1. Financial Management 
    2. Governance 
    3. Information Management 
    4. Operations Management 
    5. Deep Dive sessions - these 2 hour sessions should include both lecture material as well as activities and exercises that engage the attendees. Examples include small group work, small group case studies, role play, peer to peer discussion, take home tools, etc. 

    Roundtable Topic – Suggest a roundtable topic for any of the RBMA live programs 

    Presentations

    RBMA sessions are noncommercial forums. Speakers must refrain from the use of brand names and specific product endorsement.

    RBMA Guidelines require that presentation(s) be free of commercial bias and cannot by nature of the content or format of the educational materials advance the proprietary interests of any commercial interest. Session handouts and audiovisual materials used during presentations shall not include any company or organization logo. Speakers' own company name may be on the title slide.

    Speaker agrees that content presented by the Speaker shall not infringe or violate any copyright, trademark patent or intellectual property rights of any person or entity.

    Instructions

    Please complete a separate Call for Speakers submission for each session you are proposing. A maximum of five (5) submissions will be considered for each speaker. Speakers should be available to present at any time during the conference for which they submit a proposal. Incomplete, late, or incorrectly submitted proposals will not be considered.

    Session Type

                                                          

    Select Conference(s) for which you wish to be considered: 

       

    Session Length

    General and concurrent sessions may be presented in increments of 60 or 120 minutes. Please indicate the optimal time needed for presenting your material. Remember to allow 10-15 minutes for audience Q & A.  

    Speaker Information
    Name
     
    E-mail  
    Phone  
    Company  
    Title  
    Address  
    City  
    State  
    Zip  

    Will your presentation include a co-presenter?

                                                                                         

    If "Yes", enter the Co-presenter's information here:

     

    Presentation Information:

    Session Title

    Please enter a descriptive title for your session:
     

    Have you presented on this topic before?

                                                                                         

    If 'Yes,' list the name and date of the event(s):

     

    Are you scheduled to present this topic during the next 12 months?

                                                                                         

    If “Yes,” list the name and date of the event(s)

     

    Did an RBMA member refer you to speak on this topic?
    If 'Yes,' enter the referring member’s name.
     

    Session Description

    Submit an 80-90 word description of your presentation with sufficient detail to evaluate the content and assess the level of interest for attendees. Session levels are evaluated with respect to attendees as follows:

                                                                                         

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    Description (limit to 550 characters):
     

    Learning Objectives of Session

    List the three items that participants will be able to do at the end of the session. These Learning Objectives should take the form of "At the conclusion of the session the attendee will be able to..." followed by at least three bulleted items that attendees will learn.

    Delivery Method

    Please select the closest representation of the format and style of your presentation:

                                               

    What will the attendees be asked to do during your session (small group exercises, role playing, ask questions, etc.)?

    What adult learning techniques do you incorporate into your presentation?

    Are there any take home tools or resources that you give to attendees as part of your presentation?

    What is one change to attendee behavior that you hope will result from your presentation?

    Speaker Compensation Categories

    Please let us know which (choose one) of the following categories you are requesting for compensation.

      • Professional Fees($)
      • Are above professional fees negotiable?
      • Travel and Expense Requirements:
      • Website of speaker:
      • Are past presentation recordings available on website?
      • Coordinator Name and Contact Information:
                                                                                         

    Audio Sample

    RBMA encourages potential speakers to include an audio sample of a previous presentation if one is available. Any previous presentation is fine, it does not need to be a recording of the same presentation topic you are submitting for consideration at an RBMA program. Please submit an audio sample that is at least 5 minutes in duration.

    E-mail an MP3 file to jill.hunt@rbma.org.

    The Process

    Submissions are reviewed based on the following criteria:

    • Originality, first time presentation or topic
    • Clarity, quality, and organization of ideas
    • Speaker’s experience and knowledge of the subject matter
    • Timeliness and relevance of topic to radiology industry and professionals
    • Usefulness, practicality, and vision of concept
    • Level of planned attendee interaction

    Audio and Video Recording

    By submitting a Call for Speakers proposal, speakers agree to allow RBMA to audio and/or video record the presentation. Recordings, if made, will be available for sale after the event. Speakers will have online access to the MP3 recording of their session shortly after the event.

    Handouts

    RBMA meeting attendees place great value and importance on receiving handouts that match, as closely as possible, the presentation on the day of session. You will be required to provide copies of your handouts via e-mail no later than 30 days prior to the meeting. RBMA does not provide remuneration in any way for the expenses incurred by a speaker related to session handouts.

    Speaker Profile

    Please submit a speaker profile appropriate for publication that is no more than 300 characters in length. RBMA reserves the right to edit profiles in order to comply with space restrictions in hard copy promotional materials. 

    Originality and Copyrights

    I certify that my submitted presentation is an original work and has no prior ownership or copyright restrictions. I give RBMA authority to reproduce and publish my handout in their conference program, website, and proceedings of the meeting. If any other individual or organization asks for or receives copyright privileges for this work, I will promptly notify RBMA.

    By submitting a Call for Speakers proposal, Speaker acknowledges that he/she has both read and understands the information above and agrees to comply with RBMA’s policies and procedures. Failure to do so shall be considered a breach of the Speaker Agreement and can result in revocation of future speaking privileges.

    Acceptance

    Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis. You will be contacted by RBMA upon selection of your topic for a program. All submissions will remain in the RBMA topic submissions database for a period of two years from the date of submission. Topics will be considered for all RBMA programs.

    Questions

    Please contact Kimberly Mydland, RBMA Director of Education and Meetings at Kimberly.Mydland@rbma.org.


     

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