Canon Medical Systems USA

Courses

Educational courses for keeping up with the clinical, technical, and practice-related developments in medical imaging. Many of these courses provide Continuing Education credits to help fulfill your certification requirements.

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  • The Role of Medical Imaging in Transforming the USA Healthcare System
    Online Course

    The Role of Medical Imaging in Transforming the USA Healthcare System

    • HCE 2002
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 45 min
    • Cost: $0.00
    • Credits: 0.5 American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (ARRT) CE

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is framed around three core tenets: improving access to care for patients, increasing the quality of care from providers, and reducing the total cost of care. So, what is the role of medical imaging in the midst of these reforms and marketplace shifts? Authored by Tom Szostak, Director of Healthcare Economics at Canon Medical Systems USA, this module describes the ways in which radiologists and the imaging community can survive and thrive in this health reform environment. It describes the need for a shift from an "order-taker" culture to one in which the imaging community carefully examines how to maximize the value of their services to the patient.

  • Healthcare Economics: Why Is It Important To Me?
    Online Course

    Healthcare Economics: Why Is It Important To Me?

    • HCE 2100
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 30 minutes
    • Cost: $10.00
    • Credits: 0.25 ASRT Continuing Education (CE)

    Tom Szostak, Director of Healthcare Economics at Canon Medical Systems USA, provides a basic understanding of Healthcare Economics using real-world examples. This course will explain why an understanding of health policy is crucial to individuals, businesses, and hospitals for financial success.

  • ALARA in Clinical Practice
    Document

    ALARA in Clinical Practice

    • HCE 4001
    • Course Type: Document

    'As Low as Reasonably Achievable' (ALARA) states that scanning protocols should use the minimum radiation dose necessary to produce the image quality needed for the particular clinical task and patient at hand. This article will help ensure your site is meeting the ALARA principle.

  • Aquilion CT Preparing for California Senate Bill 1237
    Document

    Aquilion CT Preparing for California Senate Bill 1237

    • HCE 4002
    • Course Type: Document

    This document offers guidance for extracting relevant parameters for CT radiation dose reporting on Aquilion CT systems as required by California Senate Bill 1237 (SB1237) including amendments proposed in Assembly Bill 510 as of February 14, 2012. SB1237 applies to CT systems used for human use in the state of California.

  • UNIX
    Online Course

    UNIX

    • INF 1070
    • Course Type: Online

    Training on the technical fundamentals of the UNIX operating system.