The Future of Cardiac Imaging

Pamela S. Douglas, Manuel D. Cerqueira, Daniel S. Berman, Kavitha Chinnaiyan, Meryl S. Cohen, Justin B. Lundbye, Rajan A.G. Patel, Partho P. Sengupta, Prem Soman, Neil J. Weissman, Timothy C. Wong, Federico Asch (+32 others)
2016 JACC Cardiovascular Imaging  
on behalf of the participants and the ACC Cardiovascular Imaging Council ABSTRACT The American College of Cardiology's Executive Committee and Cardiovascular Imaging Section Leadership Council convened a discussion regarding the future of cardiac imaging among thought leaders in the field during a 2 day Think Tank. Participants were charged with thinking broadly about the future of imaging and developing a roadmap to address critical challenges. Key areas of discussion included: 1) how can
more » ... ac imaging services thrive in our new world of value-based health care? 2) Who is the cardiac imager of the future and what is the role of the multimodality imager? 3) How can we nurture innovation and research in imaging? And 4) how can we maximize imaging information and optimize outcomes? This document describes the proceedings of this Think Tank. (J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2016;9:1211-23) Relationships between the work flow strategies proposed by goal 4 for maximizing information gained from cardiac imaging. Douglas et al.
doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.02.027 pmid:27712724 fatcat:jsuuegqyhrax5btzbfv7hrwgli