The purpose of the session is to demonstrate the value of having a full IR and INR clinical practice and the importance of providing longitudinal patient care. Examples of innovative practice models will be discussed and available resources will be highlighted. The session will address common issues seen with practice building such as economics, culture change within radiology groups, organizational changes within health care systems and will provide practical examples and potential approaches to solutions. Perspectives will be provided from academia, private practice and a hospital system CEO.
Recognize the value of a clinical practice of IR &/or INR for Radiology groups and Health Systems
Define the challenges and potential solutions associated with a clinical practice of IR & INR in both the academic and private practice environments
Name the culture change considerations needed to successfully implement a clinical practice of IR or INR
Create organizational models from leadership, economic and clinical practice perspectives