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The Academy of Radiology Research Announces Inaugural “Fellow in Health Care Policy” Steven E. Seltzer, MD

Dr. Steven Seltzer, CIBR Chair The Academy of Radiology Research is proud to announce Steven E. Seltzer, MD, Chair of the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), as the Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Academy beginning in July of 2016. Dr. Seltzer, current Chair of the Coalition for Imaging and [...]

By |2016-07-14T15:31:44-04:00July 14th, 2016|member news|Comments Off on The Academy of Radiology Research Announces Inaugural “Fellow in Health Care Policy” Steven E. Seltzer, MD

Registration is open for the First Global Summit on Diagnostic Precision for Prostate Cancer

The First Global Summit on Diagnostic Precision for Prostate Cancer is taking place in Boston on Sept. 16-18, 2016. The Summit will educate key health care stakeholders about the state-of-the-art and emerging advances in prostate diagnostics and their groundbreaking impact on precision care, including personalized approaches to screening, early detection, risk assessment and treatment. For the first [...]

By |2016-07-05T15:46:31-04:00July 5th, 2016|events news, member news|Comments Off on Registration is open for the First Global Summit on Diagnostic Precision for Prostate Cancer

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

Applying Basic Science to Clinical Use

S. James Adelstein, MD, PhD, from the Radiology Department of Brigham and Women's Hospital, has written a paper entitled "Science Applied to a Clinical Need." This important work addresses the question of how best to bring the extraordinary advances in molecular and cellular biology to the benefit of patients. His experience in fashioning a radiolabeled agent now commonly [...]

By |2016-02-15T14:05:24-04:00July 1st, 2015|member news|Comments Off on Applying Basic Science to Clinical Use

5th Annual Medical Technology Showcase

A Celebration of Early Champions, New Investigators, and the Collaborations that Drive Imaging Research Washington, DC- On April 29th the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR) held its 5th annual Medical Technology Showcase in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building. The goal for the annual event is to highlight the [...]

By |2016-02-20T04:53:10-04:00April 29th, 2014|advocacy news, events news, member news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5th Annual Medical Technology Showcase

Sequester Hits

At around midnight on Friday, March 1, the White House issued instructions to agencies on how to implement the across-the-board sequester cuts of 5.1% to nondefense discretionary accounts.  However, as the instructions to agencies notes, “Because these cuts must be achieved over only seven months instead of 12, the effective percentage reductions will be approximately [...]

By |2013-03-04T15:54:39-04:00March 4th, 2013|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Sequester Hits

CMS Releases Sunshine Act Final Rule; Many Changes for Research Reporting

According to the long-awaited Final Rule of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), companies will have to start collecting data on their "payments or transfers of value" to physicians starting on August 1, 2013.  Other provisions within the Final Rule differ significantly from the Proposed rule released in January 2012: the Final Rule adds [...]

By |2013-02-08T15:20:35-04:00February 8th, 2013|government relations news, member news|Comments Off on CMS Releases Sunshine Act Final Rule; Many Changes for Research Reporting