Leadership (November/December 2018)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

President’s Message
It has been a busy time as president of the RBMA, proving a lot of great things are happening for members.
By Christie James, MS, FRBMA 

A Challenge: Advocate for the Implementation of IHE’s Management of Acquisition Protocols (MAP) Profile
IHE Radiology’s Management of Acquisition Protocols Profile represents a crucial step forward for the responsible management of CT protocols and radiation dose monitoring.
By Michael Bohl, MHA, BSRS, and Tim Szczykutowicz

Flames Everywhere!
What is leading to all the burnout? It is a challenging time in almost any role, clinical or administrative, but taking certain steps can help alleviate the heat.
By Patricia Kroken, FACMPE, CRA, FRBMA

Merger Life: Practice-to-Practice Deals Deliver Big Benefits
Regardless of the type of merger pursued, groups need to have a sound strategic rationale for seeking a union, and should also be sure that the organizations are culturally compatible before pulling the trigger.
By Ron Jackson

Turning Radiology Business Leadership Into Political Leadership
With so many newcomers finding success in the 2018 election, is running for an elected office something for radiology leaders to consider?
By Lena Kauffman

TIPS AND TRICKS
Moore Filling, Works Great!
The Fill Handle in Excel is a little trick that will save you time with some common Excel tasks.
By Nate Moore, CPA, MBA, FACMPE

HUMAN RESOURCES
Strategic Benefits: Choosing a Broker
There are not enough hours in the day to know what benefit options exist and how they should be put together for your specific group. This is where the benefits broker comes in.
By Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, FRBMA

ASSOCIATION NEWS
Giving Back to Your Association
For many, volunteering for RBMA is a way to give back to an organization that was instrumental in building careers.

MARKETING
Online Reputation Management—Part 3: Putting Your Best Foot Forward
If you are making the effort to ask for customer reviews, put them to good use.
By Kim Kelley, FRBMA 

CHAPTER UPDATE
Chapter snapshots and upcoming events.

DATA
Everyday Leaders
The great thing about leadership is that it does not require any particular title, position, or credentials.
By Jeff Maze 

INTERVIEW
An RBMA Minute with Parke Keith, chief operating officer at Radiology of Huntsville.