Webinar: Value-based Radiology - A Modern Practical Approach in the era of Value-based Healthcare

Venue: webinar
Date: 26 November 2019 8:00pm to 26 November 2019 09:00pm

The Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care is pleased to present the next in our ongoing series of free webinars.

Carlos Francisco Silva, MD, is a Portuguese board-certified radiologist with a special interest in value-based radiology and healthcare management.With his colleagues Dr Oyunbileg von Stackelberg and Professor Hans-Ulrich Kauczor he recently released a book examining a practical approach to value-based radiology.

In this webinar he will discuss 5 topics:

  • what is value in the imaging field of medicine, and what practical actions can we take to improve the outcomes or reduce the costs
  • the the problem of nearly 30% of waste in imaging tests
  • thechoosing wisely campaign and appropriateness criteria for imaging requests
  • give practical examples of valuable reports in Radiology
  • introduce the Radiology consult

About Carlos Francisco Silva
Carlos Francisco Silva, MD is a Portuguese board-certified radiologist with a special interest in value-based radiology and healthcare management. He studied Medicine at Coimbra University (2000–6) and started his medical career in 2007 at Santa Maria University Hospital in Lisbon (internship and radiology residency). In 2012, during the last year of his residency, he subspecialised in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Radiology at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles. In 2013 he gained both his national Board Certification in Radiology and the European Diploma in Radiology from the European Society of Radiology.

He has since been active in the field of Clinical Radiology, but also in research and management, as a member of Quality and Management Section of the Portuguese Radiological Society. In 2017 he published a national pioneer study on value-based radiology in the most prestigious Portuguese indexed journal, Acta Médica Portuguesa. In 2017-2018 he did a Fellowship (Heidelberg, Germany) with world-renowned Prof. Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, and  their common interest in value-based medicine resulted in "Value-based Radiology - A Practical Approach" (Springer publisher), the first book in the world covering this hot topic in the field of modern medical imaging.