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.”

More Resources For Practice Leaders:

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.”

More Resources For Managers:

Conference Audio Recording

Articles

Resources For Managers

DataMAXX

RBMA U

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.

DataMAXX

DataMAXX

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.”

More Resources For Practice Coders:

Resources For Coders

Ladies

Prepare for tomorrow. Order your ICD-10-CM Toolkit today.
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.

Libman Education
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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.

Click here to preview Table of Contents.

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.”

More Resources For Practice Vendors:

Resources For Vendors

Start planning your 2017 marketing program with RBMA today! Consider a Global Level Sponsorship. Contact daphne.gawronhski@rbma.org for details.

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  • Radiology and Imaging Industry Links

  • Allied Associations 

    American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPC)  The American Academy of Physician Assistants is the national professional society for physician assistants in the United States.

    American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) 
    AAPC offers three certifications including CPC, CPC-H and CPC-P. The AAPC offers the CPC (Certified Professional Coder) certification, which is most useful for coders in physicians' office settings. Website offers an ICD-10 code translator [https://www.aapc.com/icd-10/codes/].

    American Board of Radiology  The American Board of Radiology serves the public and the medical profession by certifying that its diplomates have acquired, demonstrated, and maintained a requisite standard of knowledge, skill and understanding essential to the practice of radiology, radiation oncology and medical physics. 

    American College of Medical Physics (ACMP)
    This site offers updated news articles, a very well put-together online newsletter, and an extensive list of links.

    American College of Radiology (ACR)
    This site provides government links, information on economics relating to radiology and job listings as well as other features.

    American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
    AHRA is an organization for leaders in radiology, serving administrators and technologists alike. Members worldwide enjoy benefits that include an extensive slate of conferences and seminars, an online database of all AHRA members, unique mentoring exchange programs, first-class and award-winning publications, and a popular list server. To learn more go to www.ahraonline.org

    American Medical Association (AMA)
    Provides access to the Journal of the American Medical Association, news and other related links. 

    American Osteopathic College of Radiology  The American Osteopathic College of Radiology consists of osteopathic radiologists and others who have met the requirements as prescribed in the bylaws of the organization. 

    American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
    This association's site provides information on radiology, including specific information regarding prostate and breast cancer. It also includes a press kit, press releases, and health links.

    The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)  This site features peer-reviewed websites, an online version of the American Journal of Roentgenology, job listings, products for order, and links. This site also features a demo of one of the associations products called "R-cubed:" a teaching program on the topic of radiology. 

    Association of Administrators in Academic Radiology
    This website offers continuing education, networking and publications for administrators and business professionals specializing in the management of academic radiology.

    Associated Sciences Consortium
    The Associated Sciences Consortium is a working group of the RSNA representing 12 professional societies in radiologic sciences, technology, and administration.

    Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO)
    This organization's purpose is to formalize resident input into professional organizations affecting radiation oncology residents, and to disseminate information to and foster communication among residents.

    The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors  This website offers education, publications, programs and state regulations dedicated to radiation protection. 

    Healthcare Billing & Management Association (HBMA)
    This site features online issues of the association's newsletter Billing, a way to find a local billing company, and a lot of financial and government links.

    Health Care Compliance Association 
    This organization provides training, certification, networking, and other resources to compliance officers and staff from a wide range of healthcare organizations. 

    Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)  HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).

    Health Physics Society  Where you can find information and answers to your questions about radiation and radiation safety/protection.

    Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
    A very well-organized site with areas covering networking, resources, news, jobs, and a vendor center.

    Radiological Society of North America, Inc. (RSNA)  A searchable site with a wealth of learning and research resources, as well as press releases and classifieds. 

    Radiology Leadership Institute  The mission of the RLI is to prepare leaders who will shape the future of radiology to ensure quality, elevate service and deliver extraordinary patient care.

    The Society of Interventional Radiology  The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is a professional society for physicians who specialize in interventional or minimally invasive procedures. 

    Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)
    This site offers the online SIIM News as well as other publications for order.

    Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators
    The Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators is a national organization whose objectives are to improve the administration of the business and non-medical management aspects of radiation oncology. 

    Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)
    The Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound mission is the advancement of the science, practice, and teaching of ultrasound in radiology.

    Credentials 

    CRA 
    As a radiology administrator, you face a number of difficult challenges. And one of them is having people recognize your skills and capabilities. The Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) designation speaks volumes about the high standards of achievement you’ve attained for the profession of radiology administration. The CRA is the only professional credential tailored specifically for radiology administrators, focusing on human resource management, asset resource management, fiscal management, operations management, and communication and information management – expertise you bring to the job each day.

    State credentialing applications 

    HealthSmart 
    Credentialing applications are required by HealthSmart in order to join a HealthSmart PPO network. If your state has a standard application form, HealthSmart will accept the form in lieu of completing a provider application.

    Publications 

    Executive Insight  Executive Insight delivers innovative strategies and solutions by and for healthcare executives to help c-suite executives lead and succeed.

    Radiology Business Journal  For leaders of medical imaging services.

    Radiology Today  News for radiology professionals.

    Websites 

    The Advisory Board
    The Advisory Board Company is a global research, technology, and consulting firm partnering with more than 165,000 leaders in more than 4,100 organizations across healthcare and higher education.

    AuntMinnie.com 
    News, educational links, RadCasts and reference. Information for radiologists, technologists, administrators and medical imaging professionals.

    AXIS (formerly known as Imaging Economics)
    Delivering news on healthcare IT, quality and value, products and practice management, health policy.

    Codapedia  Largest collaborative online FREE encyclopedia for medical coding and reimbursement for physician services.

    Diagnostic Imaging  Radiology news, features, case studies, and blogs for radiologists and radiology business managers.

    Health Imaging  Leading news website that reflects the clinical, informatics and practice management considerations involved with healthcare economics.

    Health Information & the Law  Resources, health information topics and analysis per federal and state laws

    HealthLeaders Media  A multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. Subscribe to magazines.

    The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation 
    The Kaiser Family Foundation website provides in-depth information on key health policy issues including Medicaid, Medicare, health reform, global health, etc.

    Kaiser Health News  Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news service covering health policy issues at the federal and state level and is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Stories appear in media outlets nationwide.

    RadiologyBusiness.com  News for leaders of medical imaging services

    Radiology Info
    RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed.

    Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
    This site has updated press releases divided into what type of cancer it is reporting on, and an online version of their newsletter in PDF format.

    RadiologyMU.org (meaningful use)
    The mission of radiologyMU.org is to provide eligible professionals (EPs) and imaging practice administrators in the diagnostic imaging community with objective information about meaningful use as it relates to the field of medical imaging. Content and material contributions are reviewed and maintained by a consortium of subject matter experts from leading healthcare organizations.

    RadRounds
    Radiology and medical imaging professional network for building relationships in clinical practice, education, career, research, and industry

    RSNA RadiologyReporting Templates library  The RSNA radiology reporting initiative is improving reporting practices by creating a library of clear and consistent report templates.

     

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