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

Register now for DataMAXX for reliable and immediate data to make the right operational decisions, optimize resources, continuously improve performance and develop a strategy for the future

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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

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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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  • Chapters
  • Texas
  • Annual RBMA Texas Chapter Meeting with TRS

    Registration is open!
    April 6-7, 2017
    Moody Gardens | Galveston, TX

    Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from top-rated speakers and network with your radiology business peers, as we explore the ghosts of radiology past, present & future!  

    Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors 

     SCS  Medinformatix  DMA 

    Schedule: 

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    4:30 – 9 pm – Ghost Tour, Dinner & Drinks (transportation included with ticket purchase)

    Friday, April 7, 2017

    7:30 am       Continental Breakfast & Registration
    8:00 am       Texas Chapter Business Meeting
    9:00 am       Education
    9:45 am       Exhibitor Break
    10:20 am     TRBMA/TRS Charles Craig Lecture – Frank Lexa, MD
    11:45 am     Conference Lunch & Vendor Spotlight
    12:30 pm     Education
    1:30 pm       Exhibitor Break
    1:45 pm       Education
    3:30 pm       Closing Remarks & Door Prizes 

    Hotel Information: 

    The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
    Galveston, Texas

    A preset number of rooms have been reserved at a discounted rate for this meeting. Please click here for more details on making your room reservations. 

    Registration Fees: 

    RBMA Member: $100
    Staff of an RBMA Member: $125
    Non-Member: $150
    Speaker: $0

    Continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee. 

    Scholarships: 

    Offered to: New attendees or attendees who have not been to a meeting 5+ years.
    Includes: Conference fees, Thursday night Ghost Tour & Dinner and hotel accommodations.
    Limit 2 per company

    Apply Now!  

    Speakers & Sessions 

    Anola BairdAnola Baird - Ghost of Radiology Past: Physician Management
    In this session, we will review practical examples on the issues and dealings with everyday Physician Management and how to successfully mitigate and manage these occurrences, along with a list of what to be cautious of in the future and how to successfully prepare for these scenarios.

    Debi Brannan, RCCDebi Brannan, RCC – Ghost of Radiology Past: Business Development & Marketing
    Is the spirit of your past relationships haunting your present? Together, we will discuss the importance of understanding your customers and their needs and how they change over time.

    Wendy Lomers, CPA, MBA, FRBMAWendy Lomers, CPA, MBA, FRBMA – Ghost of Radiology Past: Revenue Cycle Management, PQRS & Legislation
    This session will present a historical perspective on the changes that radiology has faced in the areas of RCM, Quality Metrics and Legislative Changes along with a crystal ball projection of what the future holds and why.

    Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIRStephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR – Ghost of Radiology Present: Prepare to be Disrupted
    In this offering, Dr. Ferrara will bring his unique experience as a former Health Policy Fellow on the Energy and Commerce Committee and as the U.S. Navy's Chief Medical Officer to provide insight and context into the ongoing collision between politics and healthcare. He will discuss current themes that affect radiology practice including the transition from volume to value vis-a-vis MACRA implementation, the future of the ACA, and what the new Administration may mean to healthcare.

    Kevin McDermott, MHSAKevin McDermott, MHSA – Ghost of Radiology Future: Payer Trends in Cost, Quality and Value Payments
    - How payers are looking at cost and quality in radiology
    - What additional programs payers are launching around site of care
    - How the vendor market is expanding with consumer/patient engagement
    - How CMS legislation with PAMA for imaging CDS will further impact radiology practices
    - How use of quality and CDS could help providers meet MACRA payment model requirements

    Frank Lexa, MD, MBAFrank Lexa, MD, MBA – Charles Craig Lecture (Joint with TRS) – Leadership in the Era of Large Merged Groups
    - Discuss what is driving large scale change in US health care in 2017
    - Understand why groups change as they grow
    - Understand why leading a group that is twice as large can be much more than twice the work
    - Analyze what it takes to succeed in an era of large groups and consolidation

    Add Ons: 

    If you would like to attend the Ghost Tour & Dinner on Thursday, April 6, you may add that on to your registration for $50 per person (guests welcome).

    Attendee Cancellation Policy:
     Attendees have until March 24 to cancel their registration and will receive a refund, less $10, for administrative processing. Please allow up to 10 business days for refunds to be processed. Cancellations after March 24 will not be refunded.  
     

    Sponsorship Opportunities:  

    Please reference this chart for details on what each sponsorship level includes.

    Platinum – $1,750  
    Gold – $1,150 
    Silver - $750 

    Sponsor Add Ons:  

    Ghost Tour & Dinner (Thursday, April 6):
    Silver Sponsors wishing to attend the special event may add tickets to their registration for $50 per person.  Gold & Platinum sponsors can buy additional tickets for other representatives or spouses/guests.

    Additional Representatives: Sponsors can add additional representatives to their registration for $75 per person (maximum two additional reps). Registration does not include the Ghost Tour. 

    Sponsor Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will not be accepted for sponsorships and no refunds issued. In the event no one from the sponsoring company can attend, the company can ship materials for display at the meeting and will still be listed on all materials.

    Online Sponsor Registration

    If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Jessica Struve at 703.621.3359.


     

     

     

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