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Moving Theranostics from Bench to Bedside

Recognizing the growing and significant role in delivering precision medicine to patients, the 2018 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, taking place January 25-27, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, will feature a dedicated track on Theranostics

IDEAS Webinars and Resources

SNMMI offers a number of free resources on the Imaging Dementia — Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, including helpful links and on-demand webinars.

Targeted Radioisotope Therapy Webinar Series

The new technologies of radionuclide therapy are allowing for personalized treatment of various forms of cancer. Learn more about the clinical utility of these procedures and earn free CE credit.

Healthcare Provider

Welcome to our Healthcare Provider portal. Everything you need to understand the advantages and applications of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in your practice. Find out more about ordering the right test for the right patient at the right time.

SNMMI's Newly Approved Appropriate Use Criteria

Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) are statements that contain indications describing when, and how often, an intervention should be performed under the auspices of scientific evidence, clinical judgment, and patient values while avoiding unnecessary provisions of services. SNMMI follows a balanced multidisciplinary approach to guidance development by including various stakeholders in the development process. To view the development process, please click the following link: SNMMI AUC Development Process.

NEW AUCs:

 

Disease-Specific Information

Oncology

Cancer Scan

Cardiology

Heart Scan

Neurology

Brain Scan

Guidance

SNMMI has created guidelines to identify those elements of the procedure that are most important in obtaining a high-quality examination, Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC), and is working towards optimizing dose.

Guidelines
Appropriate Use Criteria
Dosimetry
Dose Optimization

Related Resources

NCCN's Guidelines Tabular Summary
NCCN Practice Guidelines Narrative Summary

Ordering Information

The SNMMI PET Center of Excellence has created a go-to resource with in-depth ordering information and printable materials related to PET and PET/CT, including:

  • Sample Request Forms
  • Sample Letters of Medical Necessity
  • Sample Reports from Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • CMS Decision Memos

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Request a Speaker

SNMMI is dedicated to providing the community with access to the most knowledgeable and experienced speakers in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. As part of the new Outreach Program, SNMMI is working to enhance relationships with relevant societies and patient organizations. We have created a pool of speakers who can speak at your next meeting. Please complete the form below to request a speaker.

Outreach Speaker Request Form
Outreach Program
FAQs

 

 

  • January 18, 2018Update on Procedure Standards

    The SNMMI Committee on Procedure Standards, chaired by Dominique Delbeke, MD, PhD, FSNMMI, is working with its counterpart at EANM and other partner organizations to update joint procedure standards and develop guidelines for new procedures.
    (SNMMI News)

  • January 11, 2018Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology to Be Covered by Clarivate Analytics

    The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology (JNMT) has been selected by Clarivate Analytics for inclusion in its Emerging Sources Citation Index. This coverage begins with 2017.
    (Press Release)

  • January 9, 2018Kathy Thomas Named Editor of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology

    Kathy Thomas, MHA, CNMT, PET, FSNMMI-TS, is the new editor of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology (JNMT), which is published by the technologist section of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). She has taken over leadership of JNMT from Norman E. Bolus, MSPH, MPH, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS, and her five-year term begins January 2018.
    (Press Release)

  • January 8, 2018Novel PET Tracer Clearly Identifies and Tracks Bacterial Infection in Lungs

    Researchers at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, have demonstrated that a new radiotracer, F-18-FDS, can identify and track bacterial infection in lungs better than current imaging methods and is able to differentiate bacterial infection from inflammation. The study is the featured basic science article in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
    (Press Release)

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