Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC — ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology® attendees have a first-of-its-kind opportunity to claim credit for their patient-centered care by earning continuing education credits from the Patient Experience Institute.
“The American College of Radiology (ACR) is the first professional medical society to apply for Patient Experience Continuing Education (PXE) credits. This is yet another part of the landmark ACR effort to promote patient-centered radiology and help radiology and radiologists efficiently move from volume-to value-based care,” said James V. Rawson, MD, FACR, chair of the ACR Commission on Patient- and Family-Centered Practice.
The four ACR 2017 sessions, which attendees may apply for PXE credits, include:
- New Horizons for the Young and Early Career Physician
- Optimizing the Patient Experience: Building the Case and Implementing the Vision
- Patient and Family Centered Care in Shared Decision Making in Radiation Oncology
- The Patient Experience From a Quality and Safety Perspective (Radiology Quality Officer Series)
ACR 2017 attendees may claim credit after the event with the Patient Experience Institute.
Registration is open for ACR 2017, which will be held May 21–25 in Washington, DC. The ACR Resident and Fellow Section will meet May 20–21. Special events include Speed Mentoring, Capitol Hill Day and the MSK Boot Camp. Learn more about the program, abstracts and virtual meeting.
About the American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology (ACR), founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.
To arrange an interview with an ACR spokesperson, contact Shawn Farley at 703-869-0292, Maryann Verrillo at 703-390-9822 or email PR@acr.org.