ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN HYPERTENSION — PROVIDING THE FULL PICTURE TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE. Read release here.
Archives for June 2015
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Pre-Registration for ASE 2015 has ended. Please register onsite at the Hynes Convention Center, Level 2 beginning Friday, June 12 at 12:00 pm. We look forward to seeing you in Boston!
Conference Mirrors the Global Role of Cardiovascular Ultrasound during the American Society of Echocardiography’s 26th Annual Scientific Sessions
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All members are invited to the ASE’s business meeting, awards presentation and Edler Lecture. This important event will be held in the Ballroom B from 8:00-9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 14 at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA during the ASE’s 26th Annual Scientific Sessions. During this meeting, the organization’s leadership will present the Society’s new Board of Directors, review ASE’s finances, honor the outgoing and incoming presidents, and provide recognition to the new FASE recipients and scholarship winners. Members are encouraged to read the official minutes from the previous business meeting (June 2014). These have been posted online for your review.
This week, US CMS has published the third annual release of the Medicare hospital utilization and payment data (both inpatient and outpatient) and the second annual release of the physician and other supplier utilization and payment data. As they did last year, state and national media outlets are expected to publish names and details of top billers in forthcoming coverage of this year’s data.
CMS files can be searched by specialty or by state which allows you to compare yourselves to your peers. For more information please visit here.
As always, ASE will monitor press coverage of this data release in the coming weeks, and will continue to alert our members if any articles emerge that are particularly concerning for echocardiography.