Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. List the changes in the delivery of healthcare domestically and in comparison to other countries.
2. Describe the recent history of policy decisions affecting Nuclear Medicine
3. Identify the role of health economics in decision-making, and recognize the guidance that exists for improved decision-making.
4. Describe the current roles of nuclear imaging techniques, and state areas of potential contribution based on unmet medical needs .
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA/PRA DESIGNATION STATEMENT The UB School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
EDUCATION OBJECTIVE. To improve the knowledge of practicing nuclear physicians, technologists, and referring physicians as it relates to the practice of nuclear medicine.