27th ISMRM Annual Meeting • 11-16 May 2019 • Montréal, QC, Canada
|Combined Educational & Scientific Session
Value of MRI
Value of MRI
Combined Educational & Scientific Session
ORGANIZERS: Vikas Gulani, James Pipe
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate
Session Number: TH-07
This session continues the work started in the ISMRM Value Initiative, introduced in previous ISMRM meetings. Health care systems around the world are grappling with the growing cost of health care. All participants in the healthcare chain need to be able to understand major models of health care delivery such as fee for service and value based care. In the context of imaging, there is a growing need for researchers and clinicians to understand and be able to measure the downstream value added by imaging methods. This session seeks to fill these needs. The session will begin with a brief introduction, followed by three long format talks. Two talks will focus on cost effectiveness analysis, with an introductory and a more in-depth talk with a specific example of such analysis. The third teaching talk will focus on different health care delivery models, and how these relate to imaging. After these talks, the session will continue into proffered papers on studying the value of MRI from multiple perspectives.
Scientists and physicians interested in determining or improving the value of MRI in the healthcare system, either from a technical or a clinical perspective.
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
-Describe models of health care delivery, in particular fee for service, and value based care;
-Identify the implications of various models of healthcare delivery on imaging;
-Describe basic principles of cost effectiveness analysis, including metrics of healthcare outcomes, and models employed in such analysis in determining whether or not a particular intervention is cost effective;
-Apply cost effectiveness analysis in the context of a specific imaging problem; and
-Recall ongoing research in MRI, around the subject of value, both in the technical and in the clinical realm.
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