The following resources provide additional industry information. Each link leads to an external resource that is not affiliated with Madison Radiologists.
Founded in 1924, the American College of Radiology® is at the forefront of radiology evolution, representing more than 38,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists. The core purpose of ACR is to serve patients by empowering members to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.www.acr.org
The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) is an industry-leading organization comprised of more than 2,100 professionals who focus on the business of radiology. RBMA members support diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and radiation oncology providers in the full spectrum of practice settings. RBMA connects members nationwide to valuable information, education, and practice-related resources and serves as an authoritative industry voice on behalf of shared member interests.www.rbma.org
RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. The website contains over 230 procedure, exam and disease descriptions covering diagnostic and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and radiation safety and is updated frequently with new information. All material on the RadiologyInfo.org website is reviewed and approved by experts in the field of radiology from the ACR and RSNA, as well as other professional radiology organizations.www.radiologyinfo.org
The American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1941 as the principal organization serving osteopathic radiologists. The AOCR is committed to advancing the practice of radiology by promoting excellence in education, research and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare while embracing the tenets of osteopathic medicine. The society seeks to foster closer solidarity and greater cooperation among radiologists, other branches of medicine and allied healthcare professionals. The AOCR is an affiliate organization of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and represents over 900 members.www.aocr.org
The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers, and group practices. Founded in 1973, AHRA’s 5000 members reach across the country and around the world. AHRA offers a complete slate of professional development programs including a comprehensive selection of educational conferences and seminars, networking opportunities, award winning publications, and the Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential.www.ahra.org
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is an international society of radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals with more than 54,000 members from 136 countries across the globe. RSNA hosts the world’s premier radiology forum, drawing approximately 55,000 attendees annually to McCormick Place in Chicago, and publishes two top peer-reviewed journals: Radiology, the highest-impact scientific journal in the field, and RadioGraphics, the only journal dedicated to continuing education in radiology.www.rsna.org
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s Mission is to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org