VNA: The What, Why, and ROI

By Jon Shoemaker and Jef Williams

March 2013—If your health system is urgently planning enterprise wide initiatives of interoperability of data, transformation of the organization, and optimization of technology, then Vendor Neutral Archives (VNA) are probably being discussed.

The Dense Breast Tissue Issue

By Bonnie Rush

March 2013—The significance of the California Breast Density Notification Bill, which goes into effect April 2013, will influence future breast imaging result notification and early detection program development.

Exploring Accreditation with the JRCERT

By Penny Olivi, RT(R), CRA, FAHRA

February 2013—In my first year of service as a director on this board, I have learned some very important things that I would have liked to have known many years ago to enhance my knowledge and ability as a leader in medical imaging. Let me share some of what I’ve learned with you.

News from the Associated Sciences Consortium

By Donna Blakely MS, RT (R)(M)(CRA)

March 2012—For the past three years, I have served as the AHRA liaison for the Associated Sciences Consortium. During the most recent meeting, we discussed the highlights of the Associated Sciences courses offered during the 2011 RSNA Annual Meeting and looked ahead to 2012’s meeting.

News from the JRCERT

By Tim Ludwig, CRA, FAHRA

January 2012—Happy New Year once again from The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). As a reminder, the JRCERT promotes excellence in education and enhances the quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs.