American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is the key cardiovascular ultrasound medical society. ASE works to advance cardiac ultrasound, offers clinical education, research, government policy advocacy, and services to the professionals and the public.

Akhil Narang, MD, director of the echocardiography laboratory at Northwestern Medicine explains the latest trends in structural heart interventional imaging. #ASE #ASE23 #ASE2023 #structuralheart #echofirst

Akhil Narang, MD, explained that the two technologies can be used together to deliver high-quality patient care. 

Ritu Thamman, MD, FASE, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, discusses trends and the technical aspects of strain imaging. #ASE #ASE23 #ASE2023 #strainecho

Strain imaging has gained considerable momentum in recent years as an effective tool for getting more value out of heart evaluations. Ritu Thamman, MD, provided an in-depth look at the latest trends in strain echocardiography in an exclusive interview. 

Video of Denise Garris, ASE regulatory consultant and principal of the Korris Group, explaining how reimbursements from insurance andMedicare work to pay or cardiac ultrasound exams. #ASE #ASE360 #ASE23 #ASE2023 #healthcarereimbursment

"I think everyone would agree that the current fee-for-service model is not working appropriately and there needs to be a fix," regulatory consultant Denise Garris explained in a new interview. 

Steven Lester, MD, Mayo Clinic, explains how AI will soon revolutionize the echo lab. Photo by Dave Fornell. #ASE #ASE360

Advances in AI technology are expected to give physicians more time to provide high-quality care to their patients.

Jackie Sohn, DO, explains the use and trating requirements for intensivists and anesthesiologists to train on using point of care ultrasound (POCUS) at ASE 2023.

Jackie Sohn, DO, discussed how POCUS is now incorporated into fellowship training programs and the different ways these handheld and smaller cart-based systems are being utilized in hospitals.

Video of Juan Carlos Plana Gomez MD explaining how to create a cardio-oncology program at ASE 2023. #ASE #ASE23 #ASE2023

Juan Carlos Plana Gomez, MD, discussed how cardiology and oncology programs can work together to provide high-quality patient care.

Purvi Parwani, MD, director of echocardiography, Loma Linda University Medical Center, explains the trend where heart failure imaging guidelines are driving a rising use of mixed multimodality imaging. #ASE #ASE2023

Purvi Parwani, MD, discussed the trend toward multimodality imaging for heart failure management. All modalities have their own weaknesses, she explained. 

Video of ASE President Stephen Little, MD, discussing trends in interventional echo at the ASE 2023 annual meeting.

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) President Stephen Little, MD, says there will be an increasing need for interventional echocardiographers in the near future.

Video of Ritu Thamman, MD, University of Pennsylvania, leads a Women in Echo session on workplace bulling in the cardiology workplace at ASE 2023. Photo by Dave Fornell #ASE #ASE2023 #WOMENINECHO

Ritu Thamman, MD, provided an in-depth look at some of the issues women still encounter in the cardiology workplace, including bullying and barriers to promotion.

Video of ASE lobbyists explaining issues with Medicare funding policy reform in Washington DC.

Two experienced lobbyists who represent the American Society of Echocardiography detailed some of the biggest issues they are working on in Washington.

Video of Rebecca Hahn, MD, explains the roles and economics of interventional echocardiographers. #ASE #ASE23 #Structuralheart #echofirst

Rebecca Hahn, MD, examines the growing role of the dedicated interventional echocardiographer and how these imagers are paid.

Video of Partho Sengupta, MD, explaining two major shifts in AI for echocardiography at ASE 2023. These include GPT and deep learning to automate measurements. #ASE23 #ASE2023 #ASE #AI

Partho Sengupta, MD, an expert on the use of AI in cardiology, says some of the technologies being developed today will fundamentally change how cardiologists and sonographers do their jobs.

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