ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

Join us in 2020 for a high-impact program of learning, networking and solution-building with the nation’s top radiology business strategists.

Jan. 17– 19, 2020
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla, Calif.

The ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum offers practical management strategies, tailored for a radiology environment, that will boost your practice performance, align your business operations with new health care models and promote a value-based mindset within your team.

  • Gain all-new insight into the economic and cultural factors driving radiological change
  • Lay a strategic roadmap for success ― explore new ideas for achieving optimal practice performance
  • Collaborate and innovate with colleagues and top business experts
  • Network with colleagues and top leaders
  • Boost your management impact and build confidence as a strategic thinker

Earn CME, Category A , NASBA CPE and RBMA continuing  education credits.
 

 

NOTE: Registration is processed through the ACR website; you will need to create a profile on the ACR website if you do not have one already.



Special team pricing available!

Thank you to our 2020 sponsors:

Acclaim Radiology Management
Advocate
Change Healthcare
Ferrum Health, Inc.
Haverford Health
Healthpro Medical Billing
Imagine Software
MBMS
Medinformatix
MSN Healthcare Solutions
Strategic Radiology
Synergy Radiology
Vitalize
Zotec Partners

Schedule

Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Noon-1 p.m. 
Registration Open

1-1:10 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR, Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA

1:10-1:40 p.m.
Keynote Session 2020: Driving Organizational Excellence
Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

1:40-2:40 p.m.
How to Address Radiology Workforce Needs: Rethinking Your Recruitment
Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR, Juan J. Jimenez, MD, Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

2:40-3:10 p.m.
Break with Exhibitors

3:10-4 p.m.
Radiology Metrics: Navigating a World of Metric Fixation
Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR, Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA

4-5 p.m.
MIPS and the QPP: What to Expect in 2020
Barbara Rubel, MBA, FRBMA, Nancy Fisher, MD, MPH

5-6 p.m.
Networking Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 -8:50 a.m.
In the Room Where it Happens: An Inside View from the ACR's Board Chair
Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

8:50 -9:10 a.m.
The RBMA and ACR Partnership: Collaborating to Advance Radiology
Sarah Mountford, CPC, FRBMA

9:10 -10:10 a.m.
Using AI to Drive Quality and Ensure Patient Safety across the Radiology Practice
Dave Kondas, Jason Weisner, MD, MS, MBA

10:10 -10:40 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors

10:40-11:40 a.m.
Building Highly Effective Radiology Teams
Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR and Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA

11:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Lunch with Roundtable Discussions

12:50-1:50 p.m.
Burned Out on Burnout? Real Solutions to Reclaiming Joy and Meaning in the Practice of Radiology
Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR and Michael W. Langenberg, CPA, FRBMA

1:50 -2:40 p.m.
Breakouts (sessions repeat before and after the break. Attendees can choose two topics)

The Evolution of Radiology Employment: Corporatization, Generational Work Habits, and the Gig Economy 
Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR; Juan J. Jimenez, MD and Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

Case studies in Successful (and Not So Successful) Teamwork
Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR and Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA


Don't Like My Metrics? Tell Me Yours!
Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR and Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA

2:40 -3:10 p.m.
Break with Exhibitors

3:10 -4 p.m.
Breakouts (Repeated)
The Evolution of Radiology Employment: Corporatization, Generational Work Habits, and the Gig Economy 
Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR; Juan J. Jimenez, MD and Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

Case studies in Successful (and Not So Successful) Teamwork
Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR and Alicia Vasquez, CRA, FRBMA

Don't Like My Metrics? Tell Me Yours!
Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR and Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA

4-5 p.m.
Essentials of Radiology Clinical Decision Support: What Does an Institution Need to Know to be Ready?
Ryan Lee, MD, MBA, MRMD; Attendee Panelists

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

7-8 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors

8-8:40 AM
DC’s Disruptive Forces to Radiology
Ted Burnes, MPA

8:40 -9:40 a.m.
Practice Consolidation: Issues, Opportunities, and Alternatives
Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR, and Paul W. Pitts, JD, Esq.

9:40 -10:10 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors

10:10 a.m.-Noon
Navigating Murky Waters: Dealing with Opportunity and Adversity in the New Healthcare Environment (Case Study) 
Jonathan W. Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR, Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA and Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR

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