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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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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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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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.”

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

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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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  • David Anderson is a manager and information security consultant with seven years of experience in the IT field. Currently, he performs, and provides project management for, network penetration testing, internal vulnerability assessments, and social engineering engagements in a variety of industries.

    Chris Austin, MD is GE Healthcare’s director of clinical informatics and imaging analytics, leading GE’s efforts to develop and integrate best-in-class deep learning imaging applications that transform the productivity and quality of traditional radiology workflows.  Dr. Austin trained in radiology at University College London Hospital in the UK, and has over 20 years of global clinical and industry experience in digital healthcare solutions. He holds a medical degree from the University of Glasgow, where he also trained in Internal Medicine. He has a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

    Jennifer Bash, RHIA, CPC, CIRCC, RCC, has been with ADVOCATE Radiology Billing and Reimbursement Specialists since 2002. In her current role as coding and documentation education manager, she serves as a liaison between the ADVOCATE team and their clients in all aspects of coding and documentation. Ms. Bash’s responsibilities include providing ongoing documentation feedback to clients, educating internal coding staff, and interpreting and communicating coding changes when they are published. She is a member of AHIMA and AAPC and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Ms. Bash is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in health information management and systems. 

    Walt Blackham, RCC has a strong background in radiology billing and practice management and is recognized nationally as one of the leading authorities on radiology coding. Mr. Blackham has been Practice Administrator of a large radiology group practice for 20 years and is formerly President and CEO of Specialty Medical Services, Inc., a billing service for radiology and pathology practices. He is the Principal of Radiology Coding Consults, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in CPT coding for radiology practices. He has served as Chair of the RBMA Coding Committee and is currently a member of the Committee on Coding and Nomenclature of the American College of Radiology (ACR), a position he has held intermittently for many years.

    James Brink, MD is radiologist-in-chief at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Juan M. Taveras professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. He earned a BS degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University and an MD at Indiana University before completing his residency and fellowship at MGH in 1990. He joined the faculty at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine where he rose to the rank of associate professor prior to joining the faculty at Yale University in 1997. Dr. Brink served as chair of the Yale Department of Diagnostic Radiology from 2006 to 2013 prior to returning to MGH as radiologist-in-chief. Dr. Brink is Fellow of the Society for Computed Body Tomography/Magnetic Resonance, Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR), and Past-President of the American Roentgen Ray Society (2012). For the ACR, Dr. Brink serves as Chairman of the Board of Chancellors. For the National Council for Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), he serves as the Scientific Vice-President for Radiation Protection in Medicine. For the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, he services as Vice-Chair of the Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board.

    Ronald Bucci, PhD attended undergraduate school at the Ohio State University and graduated as an X-ray technologist. He then furthered his education with an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and then a Ph. D. from California Southern University. Dr. Bucci has spent most of his career in healthcare administration with the majority of it being in the radiology spectrum in Northeast Ohio. He is currently a radiology solutions architect for Philips Healthcare.

    Ted Burnes, MPA, has served as director of RADPAC and political education for the American College of Radiology (ACR) for more than seven years. In addition to his fundraising activities, he manages the ACR’s Grassroots Program that has organized more than 140 facility visits by Members of Congress to radiology practices throughout the country. Mr. Burnes has worked on political campaigns and managed political polling accounts for local, state and federal candidates. He earned an undergraduate degree in government and politics from George Mason University as well as a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in government relations.

    Chad Calendine, MD completed his Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship and Radiology Residency at Emory University Hospital. He now serves as president of Premier Radiology and CEO of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging in Nashville, TN. ADI partnered with Aris Radiology where he now also serves as CMO.

    W. Kenneth Davis, Jr., JD, is a partner in the law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He counsels health care providers on the structuring, growth and ongoing operations of all types of businesses and relationships including initial business model development, analysis of regulatory, compliance and reimbursement issues, negotiation of contracts, various types of financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Chicago and his law degree with honor from DePaul University College of Law.

    Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. is a partner with The Health Law Partners, P.C. where she practices in all areas of healthcare law and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to providing clients with counsel and analysis regarding Stark and fraud and abuse. 
    Ms.  Dresevic graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University Law School in 2002. 

    For over 20 years Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, has been a leading expert on PACS. Dr. Dreyer brings significant expertise to the Radiology Consulting Group, focused on Internet based medical image distribution, voice recognition, electronic medical records and Internet/CD-ROM based medical education. As the vice chairman of radiology informatics and the corporate director of medical imaging, Dr. Dreyer has led Massachusetts General Hospital through numerous digital imaging initiatives. Additionally, Dr. Dreyer is widely published and serves as a clinical and technical advisor for several major medical imaging companies. Dr. Dreyer's accomplishments are extensive and include: PACS installation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, image distribution solution for Partners HealthCare System, and the creation of the MGH Advanced Imaging Laboratory.

    Stephanie Dybul, MBA, RT (R)(VI), CIRCC completed her radiologic technology education at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she later completed an internship in vascular and interventional radiology.  She received a Bachelor’s of Science in radiologic technology from Marian University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ms. Dybul began her career at Froedtert as a staff interventional technologist, but soon became involved in other roles, including the practice’s coding. She has also served as a senior technical operations specialist and practice coordinator for interventional radiology. She currently serves as the division administrator of vascular and interventional radiology with The Medical College of Wisconsin where she oversees the operational activities of the division and clinical program development.  Ms. Dybul is an active volunteer within the Society of Interventional Radiology, serving on numerous committees including the Relative Value Update Committee workgroup, Coding Education and Application Workgroup, Standardized Reporting Subcommittee, and Health Systems Outreach Committee.  She also has been serving on RBMA’s Coding Subcommittee since 2013. 

    Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Catherine Everett, MD, MBA graduated summa cum laude in 1972 from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1976 from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at North Carolina Memorial Hospital. Her special interests are breast imaging and musculoskeletal imaging. Dr. Everett has been a member of Coastal Radiology since 1980 and currently serves as President and managing partner. She served as Chief of Staff at CarolinaEast Medical Center from January 2001 – January 2003. She is the first and only woman to serve as Chief of Staff at CarolinaEast. In May 2010, Dr. Everett received an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

    Stephen Ferrara, MD is an interventional radiologist and retired navy captain. His policy interests arose during a distinguished 25-year career where he completed multiple deployments and helped lead one of the nation’s largest health care systems of ~9.5 million beneficiaries as its Chief Medical Officer. His career was defined by pioneering achievements including the introduction of endovascular therapies to the battlefield and leading Navy Medicine’s transition to becoming a High Reliability Organization. Dr. Ferrara honed his policy skills during the 113th Congress where he served as a National Academy of Sciences Congressional Health Policy Fellow. He served as a health staffer on the Energy and Commerce Committee and became instrumental in the repeal of the SGR and was a principal contributor to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

    Alexander N. Fritz, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, is part of the Valuation and Healthcare Strategy Group and responsible for coordinating services to doctors, hospitals and imaging centers. The majority of his time is spent on healthcare practice management issues and business valuations healthcare related entities.

    Carol Hamilton, MBA, SHRM-SCP, FACMPE, has been in radiology management for a small imaging center and then a large hospital-based practice. She hold an expertise in human resources and has participated on the Membership Committee and is current chair of the Educational Materials and Products Committee. She was largely responsible for the launch of RBMA U and is a faculty member for Radiology Business 101.

    Patrick C. Harrigan concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation and internal investigations involving health care fraud. He has represented clients in qui tam actions brought under the False Claims Act in a variety of industries, including academic medical centers, skilled nursing facilities and energy companies. He regularly counsels clients on detecting fraudulent billing and in crafting litigation strategies to reduce and recover losses from fraud. Patrick handles sensitive internal investigations on behalf of health care providers, hospitals and medical device companies and counsels them on self-reporting issues. He also has represented hospitals and health care providers under civil and criminal investigation by the government.

    Scott Hazelbacker has earned an AS in Radiologic Technology, BS in Interpersonal Communication and an MS in Healthcare Administration. He has worked in radiology for 29 years, 16 as a director and is currently working on his MBA. He understands how to create a positive radiology environment.

    Patrick Hurley, CPA is the executive director of Radiology of Indiana

    Catherine Huyghe, CPC, has years of experience in the interventional radiology and cardiology auditing, revenue cycle and management industry and is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). In her role as consultant, Ms. Huyghe performs cardiology, interventional radiology, image guided invasive procedures, and radiology procedure based CPT procedure and ICD-10 diagnosis coding audits, charge master assessments, reviews for regulatory agency compliance; evaluates administrative policies and procedures; and assists in the development of compliance programs. In addition, she conducts interventional radiology and cardiology educational training seminars.

    Thomas Jensen is a partner with Emerald AR Systems (INC. 5000 company). Mr. Jensen has been a healthcare receivables consultant for 25 years. He was instrumental in building small businesses honored twice on Forbes List of the “Top 200 Small Businesses in America”.

    Steve Kahn is partner of pHY Consultants. pHY consultants is a healthcare consulting firm, providing services to facilities/hopsitals, payers, physicians, networks/organizations in assessing and improving processes, financial and operational performance.

    John Kass is the Vice President of Healthcare Strategy & Business Development with Bottomline Technologies. He has been in this role since 2013, and oversees Bottomline’s Healthcare industry partnerships, along with developing corporate strategy for the Healthcare Division.  He has been an influential leader in driving the movement of paperless registration and clinical Workflows in healthcare. He is passionate about ensuring that healthcare organizations implement solutions that improve patient and staff efficiencies and satisfaction, while improving their cost structures.  John spent over 4 years at Hyland Software prior to his role at Bottomline Technologies working with large healthcare IDN’s to reach Meaningful Use via Enterprise Content Management solutions that ensured a longitudinal medical record. John also gained valuable experience at McKesson working across the healthcare enterprise in both financial and clinical systems.  This experience provided a strong foundation for understanding a broad spectrum of running an efficient healthcare organization.   John has spent 23 years in technology and 14 years in healthcare specifically.  He brings a passion for utilizing technology solutions to improve clinical, operational, and financial benefits.  He graduated with Honors in 1994 from Wayne State College with a Bachelor’s of Science is Business Administration.  He enjoys being active in his hometown of Austin, Texas where you’ll find him running, playing tennis, or spending free time with his family boating on Lake Travis.

    Pam Kassing, MPA, RCC, is a Senior Economic Advisor for the Department of Economics and Health Policy at the American College of Radiology (ACR). She has worked at ACR for over 25 years. Ms. Kassing is an expert in Medicare payments systems focusing specifically on the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Her main focus is in policy analysis including the development and presentation of data to affect a change in health policy for both Medicare and private payer issues. She works in cooperation with ACR’s Government Relations Department and other lobbying groups in DC on policy issues that also appear in legislation. Most recently she has been focusing on health care reform and new payment and practice models for the College and its members.

    Dianne Keen is the director of business development and marketing for Northside Radiology Associates in Atlanta, Georgia.  She has spent 20+ years in healthcare education and marketing, dedicating the last 14 years to radiology practice development. With a unique skill set of clinical knowledge, practice development and relationship management, Ms. Keen works closely with the referring physician community in developing targeted educational programs and collaborative partnerships. With extensive experience and practice development expertise in the field of Interventional Radiology, she has expanded and grown Northside’s interventional oncology program and is especially passionate about uterine fibroid embolization. Throughout her career she has been involved in the development of educational materials and campaigns used on a national level. Ms. Keen serves on the advisory council for Susan G. Komen Atlanta and is on the board of directors for the Ovarian Cancer Institute. She is also a passionate advocate for The Marfan Foundation.

    Wendy Kotch has over 20 years of experience with office and practice management, more than 15 years of which have been in the medical field. She studied Recording Arts at UCLA and has since obtained considerable knowledge by participating in office and practice management conferences and seminars. Ms. Kotch is the business manager at Catalina Radiology.

    Ingrid Lund, PhD, is a practice manager with the Imaging Performance Partnership at The Advisory Board Company. In this capacity, Dr. Lund and her team have focused on providing strategic guidance and uncovering best practices for imaging leaders and radiologists at both health systems and independent physician practices, with a spotlight on outpatient growth, clinical quality, operational efficiency, and strategic planning. She has presented and managed multiple Partnership studies, including The Role of Radiology in the Care Continuum, Overcoming Emerging Barriers to Growth and Safeguarding Imaging Margins, in addition to developing numerous tools, whitepapers and other relevant resources for the membership. Prior to joining the Advisory Board, Dr. Lund worked in research at the National Institute of Mental Health and at Georgetown University’s Department of Neuroscience. Dr. Lund received her doctor of philosophy degree in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania where she studied the development of temporal lobe epilepsy. Her doctoral work resulted in several publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presentations at national meetings. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biopsychology and cognitive science from the University of Michigan.

    Jeff Majchrzak, BA, RCC, CIRCC, a nationally-renowned radiology coding authority, has amassed an incredible breadth and depth of experience, both in the health care setting and in the field of consulting. His real-world experience includes work in the radiology and nuclear medicine departments of several public and private hospitals. Mr. Majchrzak joined Medical Learning Incorporated as a senior health care consultant in 1991. He is board-certified in both nuclear medicine and radiologic technology. Mr. Majchrzak conducts CPT coding assessments for both hospitals and physicians, evaluates administrative policies and procedures, and helps develop quality assurance programs to ensure complete and compliant coding and billing. He trains both technical and professional radiology billing issues in correct coding practices and presents both audio and “live” seminars on issues affecting radiology reimbursement, specifically nuclear medicine, diagnostic and interventional vascular coding.

    Debby Mann, CPC, RCC, ROCC, has been employed by ADVOCATE Radiology Billing and Reimbursement Specialists for 13 years, and has been working in radiology billing nearly 23 years. In her current role as coding documentation and education manager she focuses on coder and physician education. Ms. Mann attends group and individual physician meetings and provides specific help that improves physician dictations. She acts as liaison internally, and also externally for ADVOCATE’s clients. She also assists with new client start-ups to ensure a seamless transition with CAC implementation. Ms. Mann has served as a member of the RBMA Coding Subcommittee, and currently serves as chair of the subcommittee and member of the Programs Committee. She holds coding certifications from the RCCB as an RCC, and the AAPC as a CPC and ROCC. In addition, Ms. Mann is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS trainer.

    Eric Mansell serves as president of Greensboro Radiology and Canopy Partners.

    Jan McInnis has spent the past 18 years as a professional speaker, comedian and comedy writer. She was featured in the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post for her humor, and she has shared her humor keynotes with thousands of organizations from the Federal Reserve Banks to the Mayo Clinic and beyond.

    Lisa Mead is a healthcare consultant who focuses on alternative payment models.

    Clinton Mikel, Esq., joined the Health Law Partners in December 2011. Mr. Mikel is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Michigan Law School. He has practiced in almost all areas of health care law but has focused his practice on compliance with federal and state health care regulations and transactional matters. He specializes in HIPAA and state privacy laws; federal and state information breaches (strategic investigations and disclosures); state and federal telehealth/telemedicine issues; federal and state self-referral laws, including Stark; federal and state anti-kickback laws; and information technology issues. Mr. Mikel is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Health Care Law Section and Business Law Section), the State Bar of California (Business Law Section), the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Telemedicine Association, the American Bar Association (Health Law Section), and the California Society of Healthcare Attorneys. He has authored several articles and given several public presentations in the health care field, and regularly conducts educational sessions for clients on various health law matters.

    David Monaghan is the founder Billingology, which specializes with radiology organizations in areas affecting revenue or risk. Mr. Monaghan has served in chief leadership roles in radiology group practices, diagnostic imaging centers, billing & management services organizations & integrated healthcare delivery systems.

    Karna Morrow is the manager of consulting services at Coding Strategies, Inc.

    Julie Pekarek is the Vice President of Solutions Management for Merge Healthcare, where she oversees all of Merge’s ambulatory solutions, as well as government programs such as Meaningful Use, CDS and ICD-10. She has spent over 20 years in the healthcare industry, both on the provider side as a part of a healthcare system and on the vendor side at Baxter International and GE Healthcare.  Ms. Pekarek received her BA in biology from the University of Chicago and a graduate degree in health systems management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

    Elisabeth A. Quam is the Executive Director, CDI Quality Institute. The CDI Quality Institute was founded in 2003, under Ms. Quam’s direction.  The Institute is the quality assurance and mentoring arm for CDI’s partner radiologists.  Under the direction of the CDI Medical Directors Council, Ms. Quam actively pursues public policy and commercial payer strategies which maintain and improve radiology-related services and standards.  She holds leadership roles in industry organizations nationally and in Minnesota. Ms. Quam has served on a host of public action boards during her 30 year career and is a frequent speaker and author regarding health care policy.  She holds a B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

    Adam Ray manages clinical and business applications for Outpatient Imaging Affiliates (OIA).  With nearly 10 years of experience in healthcare technology, he has led projects focused on enterprise-wide hardware and software implementation and training, workflow optimization, physician integration, business reporting and application support.  He has worked in both the outpatient and inpatient setting with health care organizations ranging from small independent facilities to large for-profit health systems.  For over 5 years, he served on the board of directors for the Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS.

    Tina Rudisill brings more than 30 years of marketing, branding and public relations experience to the agency. She’s energized by the opportunity to guide, collaborate, and challenge a team of 20 left and right brain thinkers using two words: "what if." It's those two words that get her excited about coming to work in the morning, keep her up at night, drive her to drink (martinis), and drive results for clients. Ms. Rudisill has received several awards in the healthcare industry, like the RBMA Quest Award, the Aster Award for Excellence in Healthcare Marketing, and Central Pennsylvania Business Journal's Forty Under Forty Award. She’s been featured in publications like Executive Insight and the Healthcare Marketing Report, even being a repeat contributor (and cover girl!) for Axis Imaging News. She has spoken at various national healthcare conferences, such as RBMA, MGMA and AHRA.

    Mark Sanborn is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted expert on leadership, team building, customer service and change.Mr. Sanborn graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University. In addition to his work as a business educator and author, he continues to be an active leadership practitioner, including having served as the president of the National Speakers Association.

    Gail Schwartz, vice president, healthcare division at Marketing Works, brings more than 17 years of healthcare and agency marketing experience to the Marketing Works team. Her background includes progressive work at academic and non-profit community hospitals and health systems as well as various roles in advertising agencies. Her knowledge of the healthcare industry enables her to maintain a broad perspective when helping our clients create solutions.

    Samir Shah, MD is a board certified diagnostic radiologist who completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, where he received the Baum-Laufer Award for excellence in service to the residency. Afterwards, he went on to complete a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Northwestern University. Dr. Shah has lectured nationally as a consultant for GE Healthcare on contrast media usage. He has also volunteered his time sitting on the Boards of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program and the Pennsylvania Radiological Society.

    Dorothy Steed has been an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta for 39 years. She provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services.

    David Trepp, president and CEO of Info@Risk, has been a technology entrepreneur since 1989. David first led the growth of InfoGroup Northwest (not Presidio) from four employees to the largest independent information systems integrator in the Pacific Northwest. Leveraging his unique experience building information systems, Mr. Trepp launched Info@Risk in January 1998, with the single purpose of assessing clients’ information system security. Since then, he has led over 500 information security engagements for satisfied customers across all major industries throughout the United States. Mr. Trepp was awarded the U.S. Army Achievement Medal in 1982 and graduated with a B.A. Magna C. Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of New Hampshire and holds a M.S. from the University of Oregon.

    Raymond Tu, MD, FACR is chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Medicaid Network. He is the 2012-2013 chapter president of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Radiological Society, a chapter of the ACR. As a member of the Federation of State Medical Boards and the State Board of Medicine, Dr. Tu maintains three core values: public protection and accountability, leadership and service, and excellence.

    Over the 23 years in healthcare Joe Verderaime has advanced in leadership roles spanning from hands on clinical care as a CT and interventional technologist, PACS administrator, radiology director, to vice president of strategy for $500M medical imaging book of business for the 2nd largest health care provider in the United States.  Mr. Verderaime has provided business development, business start-up, and operational expertise for physician groups and other healthcare and non-healthcare related entities.     Recently, he was invited to be a guest panelist within a working group created to discuss tracking astronaut health.  In addition, he provided insights to NASA’s health and human performance labs as presenter on creative collaboration based on his work with natural language processing and program development.

    Janinne Walker is a radiology marketing and business development professional who has worked in the radiology field for over 15 years in both marketing and operations. She has worked for both health care systems and radiology practices, for-profit and non-profit. Her marketing techniques vary by client and target market and she utilizes unique ideas to make the most of small health care marketing budgets. She is currently the marketing and business development director for Radia Inc., PS, one of the largest physician owned health care and IT companies in the U.S.

    Ben Wanamaker is Sr. Manager of Strategy and Operations, Health Services at Wal-Mart where he uses his knowledge of disruptive innovation to help make accessible and affordable health care a reality. He is former executive director of the Institute’s health care program, where he contributed to seminal research on accountable care organizations and the Affordable Care Act.

    Shannon Wilson has 18 collective years of management experience while dedicating the past 9 years to Radiology Marketing for Bay Imaging Consultants Medical Group in the Bay Area. She specializes in physician and hospital relations and business development. Shannon is the Co-Chair of the RBMA Programs Committee as well as a member of the Communications Committee. In recent past, Shannon has served as a chair of the Marketing Committee and enjoyed volunteering as a committee member for 4 years and has been honored to speak at the Building Better Radiology Marketing conference on several occasions. As part of her civic duties, Shannon volunteers for the San Francisco Bay Radiological Society, where she is the Executive Director.  In her free time, she plays the role of Supermom to her amazing 8yr old son, James, by serving as the Secretary for his school’s Parent Teacher Group.

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