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Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

On October 17, 2016, Vice President Joe Biden presented his report to the President on the Cancer Moonshot detailing the Task Force’s recommendations that touched upon leveraging federal investments, targeted incentives, private sector efforts, patient engagement to support cancer research and progress in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The Academy applauds the vision [...]

By |2017-04-25T19:21:33-04:00October 18th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments

The Academy responded to a request from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for comments related to Revisions to the Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule. The questions focused on the Open Payment Final Rule (section 1128G of the Act) that was added by section 6002 (Sunshine Act) of the Affordable Care [...]

By |2016-09-13T14:55:17-04:00September 13th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments

From the Desk of the Executive Director – IWGMI Update

Greetings from the Academy of Radiology Research, and the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), and thank you for your continued support. This forum is intended to keep our membership and the broader community aware of new developments and updates as they happen with more focus on a singular topic of interest. -Renée L. [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:57:02-04:00April 26th, 2016|advocacy news, blog, government relations news|Comments Off on From the Desk of the Executive Director – IWGMI Update

Imaging Is Innovation at CIBR’s Annual Showcase

An overview of the 2016 Medical Technology Showcase from Renée L. Cruea, MPA, President of the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), and Executive Director of the Academy of Radiology Research [email protected] Attendees at the Seventh Annual Showcase Event Witnessed an Unprecedented Display of Collaboration, Innovation, and Passion at the Largest Showcase Held to Date. [...]

By |2016-04-19T14:22:56-04:00April 19th, 2016|advocacy news, blog, events news, government relations news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on Imaging Is Innovation at CIBR’s Annual Showcase

Academy of Radiology Research Policy Statement on the Cancer Moonshot

The Academy of Radiology Research (ARR) strongly supports the President’s effort to advance cancer research and cures through a proposed investment of $1.0 billion that will be used to “accelerate progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer,”  by supporting research and infrastructure.  Scientists from the imaging research community should be called upon to use their [...]

By |2016-03-16T07:41:36-04:00March 16th, 2016|advocacy news, blog, government relations news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Academy of Radiology Research Policy Statement on the Cancer Moonshot