ACR 2017 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2017VM66 - Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Medical Imaging Software

May 25, 2017 10:00am ‐ May 25, 2017 12:00pm


The purpose of this course is to inform attendees about legislative and regulatory issues affecting medical imaging software. These issues shape the technology that will be available to clinicians to treat and diagnose their patients, and by learning about what measures are being considered, it affords them the opportunity to anticipate those changes, plan for them, and possibly even provide feedback to government agencies to alter the proposed changes.

Learning Objectives
  1. Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
  2. Identify what issues are currently under consideration for legislation or regulation in medical imaging software.
  3. Discuss the potential impacts of those changes on clinical practice.
  4. Describe strategies that can utilized to government agencies to possibly alter the course of such changes.



  • David Hirschorn, MD - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • John Carrino, MD - Consultant - GE Healthcare|RAND|Consultant Carestream|Globus Medical|Pfizer|BioClinica|Halyard Health

  • Chris Muir, MPA - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Bakul Patel, MBA, MS - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • John Smith, JD, MD - Consultant - Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP

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