SNMMI Collaborates with Industry to Advance the Field of NM/MI

The SNMMI Value Initiative Industry Alliance—co-chaired by James Williams, Ph.D., Head of Siemens Healthineers Molecular Imaging, and Jonathan Allis, DPhil, CEO of Blue Earth Diagnostics—brings members of the corporate community to the table as key players in building the future of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.

SNMMI Annual Meeting: Plenary Speakers Announced

Excitement is building for SNMMI's Annual Meeting (June 23-26)! Richard E. Carson, PhD, will give the Henry N. Wagner, MD, Lecture on quantitative nuclear imaging; Sanjiv (Sam) Gambhir, MD, PhD, will present the Cassen Lectureship on multimodality molecular imaging of cell/gene therapies, and many more leading experts will be presenting.

SNMMI Advocates for Improved Reimbursement at CMS Public Meeting

SNMMI recently advocated on behalf of members and their patients at the CMS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System workgroup public meeting. Lu-177-dotatate, Ga-68-dotatate, and Fl-18-fluciclovine are all delivered by pharmacies in per-study doses, not per-unit doses, so SNMMI requested that CMS modify the coding descriptors for payment accordingly.

FDA Issues Updated Guidance on Clinical Trial Imaging Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated guidance for the standardization of imaging data collected and managed as part of clinical trials. While considerable standardization already exists in clinical imaging, the new guidance recommends additional trial-specific imaging process standards.

SNMMI NEWS

  • May 22, 2018 — Session on Training for Nuclear Medicine Physicians to be Offered at SNMMI Annual Meeting
    The training path for nuclear medicine physicians is an important and ongoing topic of discussion for the field. To advance this discussion, Satoshi Minoshima, MD, and Richard L. Wahl, MD, FACNM, have developed a continuing education session for the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (June 23-26), which will also be available through the Virtual Meeting. (SNMMI News)
  • May 21, 2018 — The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Adds Immediate Open Access Option
    The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) now provides an Immediate Open Access (IOA) publication option to accommodate authors who need to comply with specific funding mandates. (SNMMI News)
  • May 21, 2018 — SNMMI Advocates for Improved Reimbursement at CMS Public Meeting
    SNMMI recently advocated on behalf of members and their patients at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) workgroup public meeting. Lu-177-dotatate, Ga-68-dotatate, and Fl-18-fluciclovine are all delivered by pharmacies in per-study doses, not per-unit doses; SNMMI requested that CMS modify the coding descriptors for payment accordingly.
  • May 17, 2018 — SNMMI Collaborates with Industry to Advance the Field of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Value Initiative Industry Alliance brings members of the corporate community to the table as key players in building the future of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and demonstrating to the medical community, regulators, patients and the public their crucial role in delivering the highest quality of care. (Press Releases)
  • May 14, 2018 — SNMMI TV Returns to the 2018 Annual Meeting
    The 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting will again include SNMMI TV programs on each each day of the conference covering the previous day's events. The program will feature interviews of key leaders and researchers, interwoven with in-depth reports on featured institutions, session coverage, and attendee surveys. (SNMMI News)
  • May 8, 2018 — Physicians: Your Input Needed on PET/CT Survey
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School are surveying practicing nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists to determine when and why PET/CTs are performed for inpatients. The survey is brief and anonymous. Please participate now! (SNMMI News)
  • May 4, 2018 — FDA Issues Updated Guidance on Clinical Trial Imaging Standards
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated guidance for the standardization of imaging data collected and managed as part of clinical trials. While considerable standardization already exists in clinical imaging, the new guidance recommends additional trial-specific imaging process standards. (SNMMI News)
  • May 3, 2018 — PET Imaging Agent Could Provide Early Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    A novel PET tracer developed by Korean researchers can visualize joint inflammation and could provide early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, a common autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of joints and can lead to deformity and dysfunction. The study is reported in the featured basic science article in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine’s May issue. (Press Releases)

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CT+ Review and Essentials provides you with the comprehensive didactic education you need to succeed, whether you're looking to build your general CT knowledge, or preparing to sit for the ARRT (CT) and/or NMTCB (CT) exam(s). This 18 module/17 credit course also includes a post-course mock exam lets you assess what you've learned! Learn More »

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