The session information will continually update. Check back often! CEUs to be offered (details TBA).

Sunday, Aug 2, 2019

1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Learn How to Step Into an Advanced Leadership Role
    Barbara Perez Deppman, RDMS, MSM, FACHE, and Nicole Perez, R.T.R., BBA, MPA

    Rapid changes in health care demand a relative response from you if you want to grow within your career. There are many steps one can take to keep pace while at the same time, prepare to advance in a leadership path. Are you grappling with questions such as “do I have enough experience”, “should I go back to college for an advanced degree” or "what do I need to better prepare myself for a more advanced leadership role”? As an early or mid-careerist seeking advancement, where do you go for opportunities to supplement your professional portfolio and enhance your skills? Considering the right academic foundation, participating in a relevant professional association, securing an advanced certification from an industry respected organization, and/or completing fellowship training in focused areas can prepare you to meet the challenges of the ever-shifting health care landscape; while securing your road to success every step of the way. This session will give you the tools to make these critical decisions.
    At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Assess various advanced learning programs and make the selections based on your needs and interests
    • Identify the certifications and fellowships that leading organizations such as RBMA and others, offer to expand your areas of interest and expertise
    • Choose the appropriate direction to achieve your desired goal and successful sustainability in this everchanging field.

    Experience Level: New Professionals/Experienced Professionals 

  • Executive Idea Swap
    Mark Kleinschmidt and Bill Ziemke, JD, LLM, MBA, CPA

    Are there problems or issues that keep you up at night? If you answered yes, then plan to attend this deep dive session where another executives will share, discuss, offer insights and possible solutions on a variety of topics that radiology group executives are grappling with. During the session, a prepared list of topics will be distributed and shared. Attendees will get data-driven examples from speakers and your peers that could be applied to your situation. Come, connect, and learn what other executives are doing to meet the challenges faced at their practices. Plan to walk away with at least one example that you can use for your situation.
    At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

    • List what challenges are most troubling for your practice
    • Identify practical solutions using examples shared from the session
    • Develop a plan of action using real data to share with key staff
    Experience Level: Seasoned Professionals 
  • Operationalizing Interoperability Impact in Your Radiology Practice
    Kinson Ho

    Through case studies, the presenter will illustrate how interoperability impacts radiology practices in the areas of scheduled workflow, radiation dose management, and capture of appropriate use criteria consultations. The Oxford definition of interoperability is the ability of computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information and the presentation will include an introduction to interoperability terminology. In the session, see how communication of data elements related to the performance of an imaging study is necessary for communicating results, documenting the service in the patient’s record, billing for the service, and reviewing workflow and productivity. The maximum standardization of these elements and their location in an electronic feed will result in the more efficient and effective use of them. Different operational environments will be utilized in the case studies to allow all participants to project themselves, and their infrastructures, into solutions that can benefit their organizations.
    At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Share how standardization of data elements and electronic formatting can benefit the radiology practice
    • Discuss with providers how these elements can be utilized in their workflows and the billing process
    • Apply the information gained to better utilize interoperability techniques in your practice

    Experience Level: Experienced Professionals
  • Communicating for Leadership Success
    Chantel Seymore

    This deep-dive deals with communication, engagement, and interaction in person and virtually to help leaders communicate effectively with peers, providers, patients, and the public. The session will bring participants through the Interaction essentials exercise to enable participants to handle a variety of challenges and opportunities they encounter every day in the workplace and beyond. Participants will identify strengths and opportunities to propel interpersonal skills and get things done by mobilizing and engaging others.
    At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Achieve results through others by building strong interpersonal relationships
    • Impact business outcomes by consistently meeting the personal and practical needs of others
    • Plan for successful interactions that focuses on collaboration and engagement with team members, external/internal customers in person and virtually

    Experience Level: Experienced Professionals
  • Excel Fun! Tips,Tricks, Pivot Tables, and More!
    Dennis J. Chaltraw, CRCE

    Excel Fun! is intended to demonstrate how to maximize Excel for simple and quick set up, beginning with an understanding of pivot tables, key radiology formulas, and the simplicity of keyboard shortcuts in your day-to-day use of Excel. The presentation will be light and humorous, but circles back around for a clearer understanding of the power of Excel to handle large data sets specific to radiology.
    At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Become familiar with and capitalize on Excel tips/tricks to improve data manipulation efficiencies and speed
    • Simplifying key formulas for use in radiology
    • Demystifying Pivot Tables for daily use in radiology

    Experience Level: New Professionals

3:45-5 p.m.
Becoming a Difference Maker

Chad Porter
Sponsored by  

Experience a message full of hope and overcoming devastating life circumstances. Hear how to appreciate all the gifts you have, use your ability to make a difference for others, and embrace your impact in your chosen field. See how adaptive you are to change, manage everyday challenges at work and in your personal lives and become an even more effective leader.
At the conclusion of the session, the attendee will be able to:

  • Use the tools gained to overcome challenges and adversities in your career and personal life
  • Recognize your impact in your career, home, and community
  • Maximize your talents and personality to make a difference in those around you

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