Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia Schedule

Wednesday, June 7th

Understanding & Maximizing CT's Internal Value Chain  •  Moderator | Arun Krishnaraj

Time Topic Speaker
8:00-8:10 Understanding CT's Value Chain Geoffrey Rubin
8:10-8:20 Entering The Chain: Appropriateness & Radiology's Role Arun Krishnaraj
8:20-8:30 Costing CT Geoffrey Rubin
8:30-8:40 The Impact Of Workflow Les Folio
8:40-8:50 Making The Most Of The Visit With Effective Intake Jeffrey Mendel
8:50-9:00 Standardization & Implementation Of CT Protocols: Acquiring The Right Scan Myron Pozniak
9:00-9:10 The Patient's Journey In CT Garry Choy
9:10-9:20 Assuring Quality & Safety: Dashboards & Scorecards Jason Itri
9:20-9:40 Debate: The Department Or The Health System - Who Should Be Responsible For Radiology's Value Chain? Jeffrey Mendel vs. Jason Itri
9:40-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-10:30 Image Processing & Quantification Bhavik Patel
10:30-10:40 High Quality & Effective Peer Review Jason Itri
10:40-10:50 Actionable Reporting & Communication Arun Krishnaraj
10:50-11:00 Data Mining & Business Intelligence Jason Itri
11:00-11:10 Redesigning Reporting With A Clinic For Direct Patient Consultation Garry Choy
11:10-11:20 Revenue Sources & Their Impact On CT's Value Chain Jason Itri
11:20-11:40 Debate: Is Disrupting The CT Image Acquisition Workflow A Good Idea? Julia Fielding vs. Geoffrey Rubin
11:40-12:00 Discussion
12:00-13:30 Lunch

Interventional  •  Moderator | Stephen Kee

Time Topic Speaker
13:30-13:40 CT-Guided Lung Biopsy Breath-Hold vs. Free Breathing: Complications & Outcomes Jared Christensen
13:40-13:50 Advantages Of CT Fluoroscopy For Thoracic Interventions Scott Genshaft
13:50-14:00 Pneumothorax Reduction Techniques In Percutaneous Lung Biopsy Jared Christensen
14:00-14:10 Never Say No: Tricks For That Impossible Access For Biopsy & Drainage Olga Brook
14:10-14:20 Advanced Thoracic Interventions, Thermal & Cryoblations Scott Genshaft
14:20-14:30 Disasters To Avoid When Performing CT-Guided Abdominal Biopsies & Drainage Robert Kerlan
14:30-14:40 Liver Ablations: Techniques & Tips Evan Lehrman
14:40-14:50 How Much Does Radiation Dose Matter When Performing CT-Guided IR Procedures? Jared Christensen
14:50-15:10 Debate: Pros & Cons Of Cross-Sectional IR & CT Interpretation As Two Different Services Arun Krishnaraj vs. Stephen Kee
15:10-15:30 Discussion
15:30-15:50 Break

Hot Topics In Lung Nodules & Cancer  •  Moderator: Charles White

Time Topic Speaker
15:50-16:00 Follow-Up On The NSLT: Economic Implications & Use For Nodule Risk Analytics Charles White
16:00-16:10 Pending Lung Screening Trials: The NELSON & Other International Trials Mathias Prokop
16:10-16:20 Building The Optimal Lung Screening Program Caroline Chiles
16:20-16:30 New Nodule Follow-Up Guidelines From The Fleischner Society Ann Leung
16:30-16:40 Latest Concepts Regarding The Subsolid Nodule Brett Elicker
16:40-16:50 Lung Cancer Radiomics & Radiogenomics Ann Leung
16:50-17:10 Debate: Should Management Of A Lung Cancer Screening Program Reside Exclusively Within The Radiology Department? Caroline Chiles vs. Jared Christensen
17:10-17:30 Discussion