Nuclear Medicine, PET, CT and MRI Imaging for

Nuclear Medicine, PET, CT and MRI Imaging for Research Projects
Office for Research Imaging
We are here to help!!
We will assist with budget, radiologist/imaging scientist support, regulatory approvals, site qualification,
site setup, scheduling, billing and study close as it relates to radiologic imaging.
 URL:
 New study registration
 New study workflow
 Rates
o All budgets must be approved by ORI if you expect them to be honored
 Scheduling
o Schedule any exam to be included in a research project through ORI, even if it is billed
as standard of care!
o You may call ORI at 274-2321 or email to schedule any subject scan
 Scan requirements for each type of scan
o Regulatory – IRB/SRC/Radiation Safety/
o ORI – study registration/protocol/imaging guidelines/site qualification
o Radiology – scan assessment (RECIST, etc), oversight, FDA annual reports for NM/PET
Additional Information:
Medicare rates are now in effect for IU Health system scans; this is not the case on the IU owned
imaging systems to date.
IU, IU Health and affiliates MRI Safety Training:
MRI Safety Overview
MRI Safety Video
MRI Safety Quiz
(Level I is for individuals who are not operating equipment)
New Vendor charge process coming for IU Health
 More efficient
 Automated - No paper forms to be carried through the process
 Need to assure you setup the vendor account very early in the process
 Presentation – January 2012