HealthManagement, Volume 15 - Issue 3, 2015

The opportunity to mingle with renowned radiologists from Europe, North America and beyond whilst discussing and learning about management and leadership comes just once a year.The 2015 Management in Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting takes place in the elegant surroundings of Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos Hotel in the heart of Barcelona from 8-9 October.


Thursday 8 October 2015

09:00 Welcome and Introduction

Prof. Bernd Hamm, European Society of Radiology 2nd Vice-President

Prof. Peter Mildenberger, Chairman, Management in Radiology Subcommittee of the European Society of Radiology Quality, Safety and Standards Committee

09:15 Multiprofessional Organisation of Radiology Departments

Jim Reekers, The Netherlands - Management challenges of complex radiology departments: Bottlenecks and solutions

09:30 Roles and Responsibilities in a Radiology Department: Visions Towards an Integrative Approach

Jane Adam, UK - The radiologist´s perspective

Jim Reekers, The Netherlands - The interventionalist’s perspective

Håkon Hjemly, Norway - The radiographer’s perspective

Carmel J. Caruana, Malta - The medical physicist’s perspective

Rhidian Bramley, UK - The information scientist’s perspective

Teamwork Panel Discussion: a Tool for a Sustainable Future of Medical Imaging Professions

11:30 Auditing and Peer Review

Peter Mildenberger - Accreditation and clinical audit: A new paradigm for European medical imaging: An introduction

Jan Schillebeeckx, Belgium - Practical experience and results of clinical audits in radiology departments of European University Hospitals

Peter Cavanagh, UK - Auditing and peer review: Maximising quality, decreasing errors

Graciano Paulo, Portugal - A model for harmonisation of radiology practice in Europe

Tarek Laswad, Switzerland - Peer review to improve radiology reporting quality: experience in a private setting

Panel Discussion: The pros and cons of auditing and peer review

14:00-16:50 Workshops on Professional Issues

Three workshops are available, starting at 14:00, 15:00 or 16:00 to enable delegates to participate in all three.

Workshop 1: Workflow, control tools and clinical audit (Christoph Wald, USA)

Workshop 2: How to bring structured reporting into real life (Robert Oberle, USA & Peter Mildenberger)

Workshop 3: Essentials in leadership – David Koff, Canada

Friday 9 October 2015

09:00 Actual Topics in Radiology

Orpheus Kolokythas, Switzerland - Standardised Online Competency Review and Advancement of Trainee Evaluation System (SOCRATES)

Salvador Pedraza, Spain - Computer educational game for integrated learning of radiology in management of breast and lumbar diseases

Geraldine McGinty, USA - A culture of high value patient centred radiological care

William Thorwarth, USA - Role of specialty societies in fostering radiologist leadership in high value care

Jurgen Jacobs - Practical and relevant solutions to simplify the preparation for a clinical audit in radiology

11:30 Responsibilities and Rights During Training

Jose Luis del Cura, Spain - Staff radiologist’s point of view

Marijana Basta Nikolic, Serbia - Resident’s point of view

12:15 Mentoring in a Radiology Department

Laura Oleaga, Spain - Expert’s point of view

Costin Minoiu, Romania - Resident’s point of view

Utku enol, Turkey - 360o Evaluation

13:30 Radiology 4.0 – New Opportunities or Disappearance in the Future?

Stephen Baker, USA - From the golden age to the dark age? How algorithms and other innovations are clouding radiology’s future

Bibb Allen, USA - Global implementation of mechanisms for justification of medical imaging

James Brink, USA - Radiologists’ role in population health management

Costin Minoiu, Marijana Basta Nikolic - Radiology 2030 -resident´s perspective