MRMS Conference Is Upcoming

MRMS Conference Is Upcoming

by Barbara Kram, Editor | April 15, 2010
A must-go conference
The 19th Annual Magnetic Resonance Managers Society (MRMS) Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX, April 24-28 at the Omni La Mansion del Rio.

With hundreds of professional 'alphabet' organizations in the health care industry from the RSNA on down, it's not surprising that MRMS, with its highly focused mission, is not on most people's Top 10 List.

"But all that's going to change this year," asserts Charles Deschamps, President-elect of MRMS for 2010-11. Deschamps says, "The MRMS is working with DOTmed this year to get the word out about our society and the educational and networking benefits we offer MRI Managers and Radiology Directors."

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Sharon Worsham, the outgoing MRMS president added, "We're excited about the potential this new promotional effort offers, and we're looking to see more people than ever at our Annual Conference."

While the MRMS focuses on the unique business aspects inherent to MRI management, directors and managers of all imaging modalities can benefit from attending the event.

If MRMS is not on your top ten list yet, it should be. Here are the top ten reasons why:

#10 - MRMS is 19 years old and has proven to be one of the greatest tools for imaging managers looking for professional growth while setting
the highest standards for Training and Continuous Quality Improvement Standards.

#9 - Over 20 vendors who will have the dedicated time to understand your needs and give you competitive insight on your future purchase of goods and services. The list of exhibitors (including DOTmed) are American Recordable Media, Advanced Mobility, Block Imaging International, Inc., Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Butler MRI Cleaning Services, GE Healthcare, Genesis Medical Imaging, Inc., Hitachi Medical Systems of America, Invivo Research, Kopp Development, Lantheus Medical Imaging, Medic Tech, Mednovus, Inc./SafeScan, Oxford Instruments Service, LLC, Patient Comfort Systems, Regents Health Resources, Inc., Vertical Visions, West Physics Consulting, LLC and Vivid Imaging.

#8 - We will be at the Omni La Mansion del Rio along the historic River Walk which is only 13 miles from the Airport (check it out at (Rooms are still available at $184.00 night -- mention MRMS Conference.)

#7 - Door Prizes from over 20 Sponsors/Vendors given out daily, that are usable at your facility.

#6 - Membership represents over 39 U.S. states and over 150 facilities (Hospital, Imaging Centers, Physician Practices, ASC's, Mobile Services).

#5 - Cost - Special Conference Rate if you call Sharon Worsham at 1-800-999-9154 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-999-9154      end_of_the_skype_highlighting and mention you saw it on DOTmed.

#4 - Education Sessions begin Sunday, April 25 and end Wednesday at noon.

#3 - Meet the Speakers - Dr. Frank Shellock - "2010 MRI Safety Update," Dr. Peter Rothschild - "Infection Control in the MRI Suite," Brian
Klepper - "Leveraging Better Approaches to Succeed in Touch Economic Times," Babara Ossias - "2010 Coding and Reimbursement Update," Dr.
David Jordan - "ACR Accreditation Update" and a special three-part session on "Reducing Avoidable Errors" by Spencer L. Byrum. Plus more!

#2 - 18 ASRT Approved CEU credits

And the number one reason why you should attend MRMS:
#1 - Networking - Meet other individuals who are experiencing the same issues and get the solutions now for implementation.

For more information about the MRMS and attending or exhibiting at the Conference, click here:
Magnetic Resonance Managers Society